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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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3answers
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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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1answer
3k views

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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4answers
28k views

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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3answers
18k views

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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1answer
4k 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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4answers
6k views

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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1answer
4k views

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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2answers
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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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2answers
2k 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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1answer
1k views

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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7answers
4k views

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
2k 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 ...
8
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1answer
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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4answers
6k views

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 ...
4
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1answer
9k views

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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2answers
10k views

WordPress 3.5: Setting custom “full URL path to files” in the Media Library?

As the recent changes in WordPress 3.5 removed the "full URL path to files" option from media library I am wondering how to set this option to a custom path now? I need to set my "full URL path to ...
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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 ...
4
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1answer
559 views

Upload file to remote storage

I am looking to overwrite the existing upload functionality to save the file on a remote storage service. The remote storage has an HTTP interface that allow me to post file and return an addressable ...
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2answers
3k views

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 ...
3
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1answer
2k views

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 ...
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5answers
6k views

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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3answers
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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 ...
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1answer
1k views

add 'file upload' field to user details

In the backend when a user goes to their detail page they can edit a few text fields. I want to add a custom field that allows the user to upload a file. I found something similar but its only to add ...
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4answers
9k views

Using Wordpress 3.5 Media Uploader in meta box?

Is this possible to do? I love how the new uploader works. I'm guessing it has to do with a jQuery call like the other way did. EDIT This is the code I am currently using ...
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3answers
2k views

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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2answers
4k views

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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1answer
1k views

How to disable generation of default image sizes for some custom post types?

I used custom post type, where 'thumbnail', 'medium' and 'large' sized not required. I need to disable this sizes and create function or plugin, where i can set, which image size is required for each ...
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1answer
7k views

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 ...
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5answers
4k views

Upload images to remote server

I am using Wordpress media uploader to upload images and I was wondering if there is a way to make it upload to my remote server instead of my local server? Example: My wordpress blog is hosted on ...
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6answers
7k views

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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2answers
3k views

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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1answer
959 views

Save camera info as metadata on image upload?

I am trying to have WordPress automatically save the "credit" metadata that is stored within images I am uploading. I know this would be entered as a custom post meta field using update_post_meta(). ...
3
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2answers
943 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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5answers
5k views

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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1answer
2k views

How to call WP3.5 Media Library manager?

In the past Media Library window could be called like this: tb_show("Upload image", "media-upload.php?type=image&TB_iframe=1&width=640&height=520"); This still works in WP3.5. But I'm ...
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2answers
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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
1k views

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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1answer
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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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1answer
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Creating a multi-file upload form on the front end for attachments

I am trying to create a public form where users can upload multiple images to be attached to a particular post. I am able to get it to work with single images thanks to this post at Golden Apples ...
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6answers
9k views

Add a Meta Box for uploading a SECOND Featured Image?

I'd like to add a meta box to my posts and page editor that will allow me to upload an image and use it as sort of a SECOND featured image. The idea is that my client will be able to upload an image ...
3
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1answer
582 views

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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2answers
1k views

How to force Media manager to overwrite files of same name?

I have a widget that works with my theme that expects images named in a certain way, slide1.png, slide2.png, etc... However, when the user uploads their own images, named slide1.png, slide2.png, etc ...
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1answer
2k 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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2answers
4k views

Image Upload from URL

I really like the way SE uploads an image from a URL (I'm sure many do!). I've been searching, but can't find, is there a plugin or a method similar to this available for WordPress? I know an image ...
4
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1answer
3k views

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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2answers
362 views

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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1answer
2k views

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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2answers
1k views

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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1answer
2k views

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: ...