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How to Protect Uploads, if User is not Logged In?

I use wordpress for a private site where users upload files. I use the "Private WordPress" to prevent access in to the site if the user is not logged in. I would like to do the same to the files ...
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How can I add an image upload field directly to a custom write panel?

I've added a new page under "Pages" in the wordpress admin, and added several custom fields. I'd also like to be able to add an upload image field to the page editor - is there some way to do this via ...
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Limit image upload to one and disable audio, video and other document file types to upload

Somebody knows some trick in Add new Post to: Disable the upload of audio, video and other filetypes. Only accept the upload of an image (jpg, png, gif). Limit the upload of each Post to only One ...
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3answers
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Submit post and upload image from front-end

I am trying to do something similar to the above question. I am trying to make users post and upload images from front-end. I have already done the post form and its working. I just followed and ...
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4answers
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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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How to Fix HTTP Error When Uploading Images?

I am using WordPress 3.4.1 on Ubuntu 12.04 using Apache and PHP 5.3.X When I login to the dashboard and add a new post. Then try uploading an image to set as a featured image, I get a red box with a ...
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1answer
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Upload post thumbnail from the front end

We would like users to be able to upload the post thumbnail when editing posts. How would this be done. I would imagine it would make use of the ajax functions of wordpress. Any ideas, Marvellous
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How Can I Organize the Uploads Folder by Slug (or ID, or FileType, or Author)?

I want to store all attachments (media) in folders named with each post title. Example: /wp-content/uploads/my-post-about-stuff/ The folder should contain all media attached to that post. Is that ...
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exposing attachment uploading to the front end — delicate

i'm probably breaking a few common sense rules here. is there a way to utilize wordpress' bake in attachment file handling for an upload form within a theme template? yes, the front end -- i ...
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How to Require a Minimum Image Dimension for Uploading?

I need a way to restrict authors from uploading a images bellow a specific dimensions. Say I only want to allow uploading images that are at least 400px x 400px. If the image size is smaller, the ...
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5k views

Rename files during upload using variables

I'd like to rename files during upload and set their names to the post slug the files are being attached to, plus some random characters (a simple incremental counter will de just fine) to make the ...
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3k views

Handling front-end file uploads, considering safety and ease of use

I'm looking to adapt an existing forum-like plugin which has no facility for attaching media. The plugin works as a Custom Post Type, so it would be as "simple" as attaching an image to a post. I am ...
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Trigger refresh for new media manager in 3.5

I'm trying to figure out how it's possible to 'refresh' the media library in the new media dialogue in 3.5. I'm adding images from an external image library to the WordPress library (via a tab/iFrame ...
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Get $image_id after uploading with media_sideload_image()

I want to upload a image and set it as a featured image in a post. What i tried was this: $image_id = media_sideload_image($image_url, $post_id, $post_id); update_post_meta($post_id, '_thumbnail_id', ...
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1answer
4k views

Change upload directory for PDF files

I would like to change the upload directory for PDF files only, not for other files. For example, the PDF files would be uploaded to wp-content/uploads/pdf but other files would remain in wp-content/...
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2answers
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Upload Multiple Files With media_handle_upload

I have a WordPress form plugin and I use media_handle_upload to upload the files and get there ids directly and attached its ids to the post as a meta date, I used the following to did that: The HTML ...
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2answers
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Differentiate Featured Image from Post Images upon Upload

I want to differentiate the featured image from post images. The plan is to give the Featured Image multiple sizes, but the images inside / connected to the post only needs the default sizes. I ...
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Automatically wrap post image in div

In regards to image attachments inserted into a post, I would like to wrap the img tag inside a div tag for specific design purpose. Is there a way to do this automatically after attaching the image ...
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Settings in 'Media > Settings' is ignored when inserting images

When I upload an image, it is automatically resized as I would expect, however the sizes for inserting the image seem to ignore the settings I've placed in Settings/Media. In my media settings I have:...
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Load minimum WordPress environment

I made my own upload service for my website that is separate from WP, but uses WP to provide low level db functions and user verification. To do that, I include wp-load.php in my main script (...
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How to generate thumbnails when needed only?

I have 1000 images. How can i make wordpress to generate thumb only when needed. For example home slider will only use 10 images i dont want the other 1000 images have that thumbnail generated as its ...
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1answer
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front end post with multiple upload images?

I am using front end post with upload image, my code if (!function_exists('wp_generate_attachment_metadata')){ require_once(ABSPATH . "wp-admin" . '/includes/image.php'); ...
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2k views

WordPress 3.5: Switch back to Old Media Uploader?

Is there any way to switch back to the old media uploader in WordPress 3.5? The new one is very slow for me, as I have thousands and thousands of images across my site, and I have a few plugins that ...
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1answer
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media_sideload_image generates blank?

I'm creating a custom post form that is supposed to take an external image and uploads it to the media library and attach it to that post. This should be possible by using media_sideload_image, but I'...
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Plupload Intergration in a meta-box?

I know that plupload is going to be the new upload engine for WordPress 3.3 but I was wondering if there is any documentation yet on how it integrates with WordPress. My specifically how to collect ...
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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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Restricting access to files within a specific folder [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to Protect Uploads, if User is not Logged In? Is there any way at all to restrict direct access to files within a specific folder to only specific wordpress users that ...
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Disable image attachment links

Is there a way to disable image attachment links trought a filter in functions.php or something ? I know it's possible to do it manually when you add an image to a post but I want to disable this ...
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How to add media from front-end to an existing post?

Golden Apples Design created (as far as I know) the media upload function that many people on WP.A and elsewhere seem to recommend. But all of the Q&As I can find on StackExchange deal with ...
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4answers
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How to increase the file size limit for media uploads?

How can I change the Maximum upload file size? I would like to be able to upload 10Mb at a time.
5
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1answer
2k views

How to add more upload directories?

I have two types of files in my WordPress Media Library, one is for pictures and attachments from posts, the other is for attachments from a custom post type. I want to organize them separately, use ...
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2answers
1k views

Remove tabs from media uploader for a CPT

I use the media uploader in a own meta-box for a custom post type called "premium". The Thickbox opens after a click of the button in the meta-box and files can be uploaded. Now I want to remove the ...
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Frontend Simple Local Avatar upload

I'm using Simple Local Avatars for uploading custom user avatars. How can I create a frontend page with the avatar upload function? Below please find the code from Simple Local Avatars plugin: &...
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Post type specific upload folder in 3.5

In 3.4 I used the following function to change image upload folder by post type. Different upload directory based on post type in a theme Now it doesn't work anymore in 3.5. Do you have any idea how ...
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Restrict file uploads by extension?

Is there a way in WordPress 3.1 to restrict allowed file uploads by extension (images only) and file size? Bonus question: Can I limit users to only be able view files they have uploaded themselves?
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Changing upload directory for plugin uploads only

I've spent a lot of time reading the other threads on this question, but I just cannot get my code to function properly. I'm building a plugin, and I've set up an upload form on my custom admin page, ...
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Using media-upload.php to upload mp3 via custom fields

I'm trying to use the Thickbox file upload dialogue with a custom field to allow the user to upload an mp3. What I want to do is to grab the URL of the uploaded mp3 and save it as postmeta (saving the ...
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1answer
6k views

Rename image uploads with width in filename

I am attempting to change the name format that Wordpress uses to rename uploaded files. For example, when I upload an image with filename "cat-picture.jpg" Wordpress will create scaled versions and ...
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1answer
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custom tabs in media uploader

I've managed to add a custom tab to the media uploader, but for some reason it doesn't come with the same layout - it doesn't load the media-uploader-header that contain all the other tabs: ...
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Different upload directory based on post type in a theme

I have a lot of uploaded image files and image sizes. So it would be better to organize media files into folders based on post type. I have just read this tutorial, but as I can see it works with ...
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how to upload and allow downloads of .mobi and .epub formats

I have downloadable products for sale. I have created custom meta boxes to hold the file data I need, it allows me to upload fine to the custom meta the .doc and the .pdf files... However when I ...
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4answers
6k views

How to handle multiple instance of “send_to_editor” js function

Here is what I am doing: I Added wordpress media upload with iframe popup when a button or link clicked. And with click of insert into post the image url placed on a textbox. send_to_editor() ...
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How can you upload an image from within a settings page?

Is there an easy way to include an upload box to your settings page? I am building an Open Graph options page and I like users to upload a standard image directly from that page.
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Adding uploaded images to editor from metabox instead of default popup uploader

I need to find plugin or create listing of all uploaded images for some post in custom metabox. And i can click to thumbnail for add image to editor in custom format. I downloaded a lot of photos to ...
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2answers
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Protect Uploads in Multisite

I am using WordPress multisite (3.3.1) and am trying to protect uploads from certain blogs from being hotlinked and directly accessed. This is loosely related to How to Protect Uploads, if User is not ...
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2answers
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Wordpress 3.5+ upload tool filter

i would like to use the brand new wp's upload tool in a personnal theme options page. I found a lot of tutorials like : wp media uploader in plugins ...and it works very fine. But i'd like to filter ...
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How to save Uploaded image in custom option panel?

I'm trying to add a custom option panel to a new template following a tutorial found on NetTuts. I saved all the code for the option panel inside a file called optionpanel.php (LoL) and everything is ...
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Removing Image Sizes for Custom Post Type

I'm trying to go about this without the use of a plugin, but actions and filters Is there a way to remove extra image sizes generated by WordPress based on the Custom Post Type? I've been trying to ...
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How to Removing fields from the Media Uploader/Gallery on a Custom Post Type Edit Page

This post shows how to remove unwanted fields from the media uploader. It works great, but I want to limit it to a custom-post-type and I can't seem to figure out how to do it. I've tried the ...
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Adding file types in wordpress

I am trying to upload java files to my word press blog but it does not let me upload any files with .java extension. It says ".java” has failed to upload due to an error *File type does not meet ...