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Uploaded images do not show on localhost

I'm working with Wordpress 3.3.1 on a local installation. I've uploaded an image file and it doesn't show up. The base directory is a symbolic link /var/www/wordpress/ that leads to ...
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PHP error when trying to upload .mp3 files via Media Library

When I'm trying to upload a sound file (mostly .mp3's) via the media library, I get the following errors: Warning: require(/path/to/website/wp-includes/ID3/getid3.php): failed to open stream: No such ...
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The uploaded file exceeds the upload_max_filesize directive in php.ini

I'm trying to upload a XML file through Wordpress Importer It shows this error, no matter what the size of the file is. Even 10kb file throws up this error. My php.ini settings were set to 100MB, ...
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How to delete file uploaded by Plupload

I follow the steps from here to integrate the plupload in metabox. Everything is working fine. But I do found one disadvantages of this guide. When I click 'Remove' link from the uploaded images, it ...
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Specified file failed upload test. wp_upload_handle

So I managed to write a peice of code that allows me to upload a zip file, im not even sure where it gets uploaded too, and I am doing it on my localhost with apache in control (www-data). the code is ...
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Attach and display files from front-end uploader in the back-end post

I'd like to create a front-end file uploader on every post created with a custom post type named Assignments. This is somewhat easy I presume; could be done like this, this or a third much better way. ...
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Specified file failed upload test. Error When Uploading Image From Front-end

This is my code: $file_return = wp_handle_upload($_FILES['my-photo'], array('test_form' => FALSE)); if(isset($file_return['error']) || isset($file_return['upload_error_handler'])) { echo "And ...
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Automatically Add Caption in image

I want to automatically add caption for each picture appears in the name of the image or the alternative text example Caption add automatic
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Add new media uploader at frontend for wp 3.5+

I create a form for user to submit content from the frontend. The only problem is I don't know how to handler the image upload. So, I want to know how to use the WP media uploader in the frontend. ...
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Organize media uploads in folders - I have a physical access to (my) server

I'm very new to Wordpress. With the help of my friend I installed Wordpress on my server and finally we have our web online. However, I would like to upload some content in media library but I need to ...
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Disable Media uploader to users

Is it possible to disable the Media uploader to anyone lower than an admin, but have the select file(s) window show?
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media sideload image not working with JPG file

media_sideload_image function not working for image url with JPG extension, its working fine for jpg (http://example.com/image.jpg) and png (http://example.com/image.png) but not with JPG ...
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How to setup gzip compression with WordPress and CloudFront [closed]

I've setup my WordPress instance that it uploads images to S3 (thanks to Amazon S3 and CloudFront Plugin). I've also set up a CloudFront distribution so the images are served by CloudFront. When I do ...
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wp_delete_attachment doesn't delete images in wp-content/uploads/

My function lets users delete their uploaded images in the front-end. However, they're only deleted in the Media Library. That means that they're still in wp-content/uploads/. public static ...
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Upload path/URL weirdness for the main blog of a multisite/network setup

We have a WP network (with domain mapping) that was started pre WP 3.5, so it was using ms-files.php and wp-content/blogs.dir/ to store media files. I wanted to remove ms-files.php dependency and ...
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Add SWF file to wordpress through custom template

I am trying to attach an swf file to my website. I have that swf file in my local system. But wordpress is not alowing me to upload the swf file into the media library. I want to add that swf to my ...
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wordpress upload permission on nginx & ubuntu

I have a problem with wordpress upload folder permission on nginx/ubuntu VPS. keep getting the error: “asr.jpg” has failed to upload due to an error Unable to create directory uploads/2014/02. ...
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wp_generate_attachment_metadata returns empty array

foreach ($_FILES as $key => $file) { $uploadedImage = wp_handle_upload($_FILES[$key], $upload_overrides); pre_r($uploadedImage); if ...
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Password protection only on advance custom field download file

How should i protect password when user click on file name and before it starts downloading it asks for password and after correct password downloading will start. I do not want password for whole ...
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Cannot upload any image into wordpress after changing from multisite to single site

I have recently changed a site from multisite to single site by changing and commenting the parameters in the wp-config.php. After doing so I cannot upload any file into the media library. The upload ...
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Generating image sizes when uploading through wp.media

Finding documentation on wp.media is really tough, so bear with me. I'm creating a metabox to attach images to a custom post type. I'm able to get a media frame to open, have it accept uploads, and ...
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Get image post ID in media upload

I am developing a plugin that adds a Custom Post Type to my theme. It's a retail directory and the post type is a retail listing. Everything is working fine. I can upload content to the DB and then ...
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Add a file upload field

I am building a plugin which has a file upload field in it's settings page. The files should not be image files but should be .doc, .txt etc. Struggling with the code for it. Any help would be greatly ...
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Import Wordpress xml file larger than 8mb

I'm trying to import a xml file (from a previous wordpress theme) into a new wordpress theme. The problem is that the xml file is 46mb much bigger than the wordpress 8mb limit. Anyone have any ...
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Can I upload media to a specific folder?

By default, media uploaded through the Wordpress dashboard goes into a folder determined by the current date. For example: /wp-content/uploads/2011/09/. Once the media is uploaded I'm not seeing any ...
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Using subdomain to upload media/images etc on 2 different blogs

Is possible to use a subdomain, for example: media.mydomain.com pointed to /var/www/mediauploads, for two different domains? Since I have mydomain.com and mydomain.it blogs, would be nice to upload ...
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Retrieving JSON data in ajax request from media uploader

I'm having some problems getting my JSON data that's being passed via an ajax request. I'm trying to implement the media uploader into a plugins settings page. I've got it functioning properly using ...
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Cannot upload featured image to a custom post type

For some reason I am not able to upload images OR set the Featured Image on a custom post type in my custom wordpress theme. I have added theme support of post-thumbnails to my functions.php file and ...
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WP3.5 Media Uploader - how to make it accept multiple images?

I'm wondering how to make WP3.5 media uploader return 2 or more items in attachement? It always runs once even if 2 items are selected. The code: $('.button').on('click', function(){ var ...
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“page not found” due to hat character (“^”) in a upload file name

I have several uploaded files whose links I have later discovered yield a "page not found" message error, because their name contain the hat character ("^"). Have I to delete and re-upload them after ...
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Prevent users from accessing mp3s in my uploads folder?

I have mp3 players set up to play mp3s on my site. The mp3s are all being uploaded to the uploads folder. I don't want people accessing these directly, meaning I don't want people to be able to ...
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using media_sideload_image with a file from theme directory

I'm building a Wordpress site in which an admin can upload a video file from post metabox. After that post is saved and the video file is attached to the post, I used ffmpeg to get the screenshot at ...
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Process uploads with phpThumb before generating thumbnails

I was wondering if anyone knew a way (via function, plugin, or another method) of using phpThumb to process an image on upload, and then for Wordpress to generate it's usual image sizes from both the ...
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wp_enqueue_media problem

I am trying to build up a form where user can request some post information including feature image. For uploading the image i have used wp_enqueue_media() which works nicely in all free themes ...
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Disable Media Library in Advanced Custom Fields

Ive posted on their forums but no one is answering. When you click "add file" on the field it opens up the Media Libary window, which isnt what i want to happen. id like for it to take them ...
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HTTP error when uploading an image

I know there are already a few posts on this issue, but unfortunately none of those answers were helpful to me. Every time I upload an image, I get an HTTP Error - that's it. Nothing more, no ...
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How to restrict access to uploaded files?

I have a restricted area on a website that can only be accessed by logged in users. For that I created a page template with a 'current_user_can()' condition. My problem is that the documents attached ...
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simple solution for restricting access to (some) uploads/downloads

Initial Situation For a site I'm setting up I was looking into the whole field of securing uploads/downloads and restricting access to them based on user roles/capabilities. Of course I have read ...
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How to disable plupload completely from latest wordpress 3.6 and make browser upload default

How can I disable plupload completely from latest wordpress 3.6 and make browser upload default? Thanks in advance.
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Upload folder is not writable, even when permissions are correct

I recent migrated my site from Godaddy to Webfaction. On migration, I get this error: Upload folder is not writable. Export and file upload features will not be functional. Naturally, I check ...
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Saving/Writing/Adding file to upload folder

Within a plugin I am generating an image, I would like to save this image to the upload folder and update the WPDB with the location of said file. I cant find any build in wordpress functions to ...
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Media library - Limit images to custom post type

Is there some wordpress magic/plugin that will make the media library only show images that were uploaded to a specific custom post type? I have a custom post type called "artists", I want, when admin ...
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wp_editor on front end media upload jquery live error

I have set up a front end editor for a project I am working on. The editor is inside a div with display set to none. The user will click a button to get the editor div to show up. The issue I am ...
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how to create a upload page that sends images directly to other page..?

I want to create a page that have upload button and some text fields.so that when user upload a image that image will directly display to other page along with the values that user enter in the ...
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problem with updating metabox of upload image

I created a custom post type and metabox for uploading another image. the problem is when i add the image its shown correctly in its place in backend and when i update its also the same i had the ...
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media_handle_upload changes the file name

I am using media_handle_upload for my custom plugin using php. base from this example https://codex.wordpress.org/Function_Reference/media_handle_upload and I am using this code base on the example : ...
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Cropping thumbnails to specific dimensions on front end post

Probably not the best title description but here we go. One of my custom post types is for youtube videos which I take the thumb from youtube and upload it as a thumbnail for the post. Now it's easy ...
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Batch upload to create posts each with one image, headline, and body text

I've been handed 300 images, 300 headlines, and 300 paragraphs by a client. Is there a way for me to place all of this in a CSV file (or other format) and upload the whole shebang into a fresh ...
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Wordpress creates unused (unregistered) image sizes

I have a news blog created on WordPress. I've set up WordPress to create 3 resized versions of images when uploading them. 315x215(featured image with cropping option enabled) 620x (to create images ...
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“Add Media” button in custom plugin

I'm writing a custom plugin and i would like to add the "Add Media" button. I just need to upload media, not to retrieve any content/data from the uploaded file. How can I add this button? Thanks