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How to resize image on client-side before upload?

I've been using Plupload to resize images on the client side before uploading them to the server. I've implemented a front-end form which lets the user select a file from their computer and submit it. ...
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Saving data-URI to media library

I have a TinyMCE plugin that generates PNG images using HTMLCanvasElement.toDataURL() (MDN). Currently, I'm just displaying them on the backend by putting the data-URI in an image tag, but I'd really ...
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Change default uploads file using wp Skeleton

I am using Wordpress Skeleton (https://github.com/markjaquith/WordPress-Skeleton) which pulls the themes etc out of the wp directory. I am trying to set it up so uploads have a custom url (eg: ...
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How to get WordPress to save upload file beyond web root

I am using nginx on a multisite install. I am trying to get WordPress to save uploads to a folder beyond the webroot : /home/mydomain/file_secure as opposed to ...
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Extend Media Library

The Media Library in WordPress has "Insert from URL" link to the left. It accepts image URLs. It's not said anywhere but if you paste YouTube URL or <iframe> code then it will insert it too. It ...
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Add fields to the WordPress media uploader

I am trying to add an URL field to the WordPress media uploader using following code: /** * Add an URL field to gallery attachments * * @param $form_fields array, fields to include in attachment ...
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How to update post meta on uploaded image from a custom form?

I have a custom PHP submission form wherein if I submit the form the entry will be created as a custom post. I am able to update post meta boxes for textareas and input fields but can't get uploaded ...
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How to allow logged out users to upload media?

How do i allow non logged in users access to the media library for uploads? I am making an anonymous blog, i got posting with images to work, but i need the media button above the editor to work so ...
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How to get attachment id as soon as it is uploaded through media uploader in jquery?

Using jquery, I am trying to get image attachment id of all images requested to upload through media uploader on post edit page or upload.php. Here is what I tried but this works after all images are ...
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How to switch to year/month directory structure format from a single folder

Currently we have close to 800,000 images in the Wordpress /uploads folder. It's a single folder and not structured on years and months. Our admin says that there might be an issue with backing up ...
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Refreshing collections in the admin media manager

I know this question is very similar to this previously asked question; however, I was wondering if there was a more up-to-date/official way to refresh content programmatically in the WordPress admin ...
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Can't generate thumbnail images

Having a very strange problem with this site I recently took over hosted on RackSpace. Seems whenever i upload a new image, it doesn't generate different sizes and I'm trying to get it where it will ...
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Images uploaded to the media library has strange colors. However, in the edit screen the color is ok

This is a strange issue that I've never encountered before. When I upload this image to WordPress' media library, it comes out like this (image on the left): This is also how the image appears on ...
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Send attachments via wp_mail from temporary folder

Is it possible to send attachment via wp_mail, using temporary file, instad of uploading them to any actual folder on server? For example: <input type="file" name="file"> $attachment[] = ...
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How to get the last selected media alignment setting?

The default media uploader for inserting into a post retrieves the last selected alignment setting that was used. How do I retrieve that for use in my plugin?
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How to protect specific uploaded files from being accessed by non-logged-in users in WP-multisite

I have a question that I thought the below thread would provide the answer to, but things in WP have changed so it doesn't quite do it, although it helped my understanding of things. How to protect ...
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How do I get around “Sorry, this file type is not permitted for security reasons”?

I was wondering how I could allow .tiff files to be uploaded in my wordpress site. I get the message "Sorry this file type is not permitted for security reasons". This question has been asked in ...
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Wordpress post feature image not uploading

Wordpress admin side post page feature image not uploading. Getting error like below An error occurred in the upload. Please try again later. Please give me answer.
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Blank upload.php page

I am wanting to optimize the images that I have previously installed on my Wordpress site. I haven't uploaded any images for a while but now when I try to access the Media Library (Media > Library) ...
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Change media URL (images)

Similar questions have been posted, but none have been resolved. I'm looking to, programmatically on upload, change the URL of a media file to its URL on a CDN. I.e. modify ...
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Users can't upload images on frontend if they haven't got access to the wp backend

I let users create posts and upload/attach images to that post via the frontend. This works fine. However, when I restrict the access to the Wordpress backend (/wp-admin/) via a code snippet like this ...
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Attach media to post by media category

I am attaching a media category to a uploaded media. When I am saving changes I'd like to automaticaly attach that media to post which name is the same as the media category. Has anyone done something ...
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Multisite sub-directories IIS 7.5 change media/uploads location

I am running WP 3.8.1 Multisite. Sub-directories is configured. I have 10 sub-directory sites and 1 primary site. WordPress is running on a Windows 2008 R2 datacenter 64bit server with IIS 7.5. I have ...
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Frontend image uploading from frontend cant handle hebrew names

i'm using the insert_attachment code in my functions.php : function insert_attachment($file_handler,$post_id,$setthumb='false') { // check to make sure its a successful upload if ...
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Image upload and other options in the same plugin settings form?

I write a wordpress plugin. My plugin has two options. One is an image upload mechanism and the other is a checkbox. My code is below: <?php /* Plugin Name: Plugin Name Plugin URI: Description: ...
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Rename attachment filenames to attachment ID on upload

I have been trying this code out (based on this Change attachment filename ), it does not work properly. For instance, featured image is not being displayed in admin panel single post, neither are ...
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How can I upload to wp media library by foundation zurb ajax

I am using zurb ajax image uploader. it works fine to upload to specific folder in FTP. but I can't really find how to add on wordpress media library. I have to get the thumbnail ids. Where I can ...
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Custom media uploader not showing library

i am developing a plugin that allows upload an image. Actually the plugin works fine it means, that if you upload an image, the image get set in the database, but, not show the images on the library, ...
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Make uploads live outside of the WP folder

I'm working on a template that basically sets up WP in the following manner: / /wp /content/plugins /content/themes /media Using the /media folder to store and serve uploads on single-site ...
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How to upload image and attach to Woocommerce product gallery?

I got the following code which takes and image, uploads it to my server and sets it as a featured image. How can i change it so it adds the image to the product gallery in Woocommerce? Maybe ...
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Animated Gif image not uploading correctly

Started today, I tried many times to upload a gif image and inserted it. Wordpress gives this But when I checked media library, I found it there attached with a post. These are error logs: [Mon ...
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Limit image upload

I'm trying to limit the amount of files a user can upload through the wp gallery, and i've found the following filter from this link Limit image upload to one and disable audio, video and other ...
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Adding wp_enqueue_media(); causes problem

I want to add the media uploader in the theme options page. If I add following code in the options page, the media uploader works fine there, but it creates problem in the standard posts featured ...
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293 views

Bulk edit of EXIF data for jpeg images uploaded in the media library?

Although there's a number of plugins that display EXIF data in your posts or remove EXIF data altogether to save space, I couldn't find a solution to manually edit EXIF data for whole bunches of ...
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Pass parameter to the upload_dir filter

I'm trying to figure out a better way to pass a parameter to the function I am using with the upload_dir filter. Currently I have only gotten it to work by using sessions and/or cookie that I erase ...
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One step picture upload

Each time I upload an image by drag & drop in the Media uploader of Wordpress, I get the options window (text-align, alt, picture name etc...). The fact is I always use the default settings and ...
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Importing 10 Years of Media into the WP Database

I've been running the same website for 10 years now, and whenever I would create a news story, I would manually upload and store all my news images in a "news" folder via FTP and then manually write ...
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custom upload directory only for plugin uploads

i'm trying to add an upload_dir filter only for plugin-uploads. does anybody know why the code below doesn't work, and what could work instead? thanks in advance! $upload_dir = 'publications'; ...
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Changing image URLs in media library

On a default wordpress install, the media library is located at: /wp-admin/upload.php. I am trying to update the image URL to point to my CDN, not my local server. This filter ...
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Media Upload Tab reload and change $_GET

I have created a new tab under the new media upload whose content is created by: $folder_id = $_GET['folder_id']; global $wpdb; $foldertable = $wpdb->prefix . 'icrm_folders'; if (!$folder_id) { ...
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How to edit attachment with media-upload.php?

I'm looking to edit an attachment and I'm trying to supply a link to the existing preview image. <a href="media-upload.php?type=image&TB_iframe=true&" class="thickbox" title="Edit Image" ...
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Disable new WP3.5 Media Picker

I've got a compatibility issue with the new media picker in WP 3.5 and a plugin I have to use. Until the plugin is updated with a patch, I'd like to simply disable the new media picker, and fall back ...
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389 views

Tinymce and uploading local pictures

I would like to extend the capabilities of the wordpress editor while keeping the option of uploading local pictures (in the simplest way possible:upload => insert). I found a plugin which seems to ...
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Uploading PDF using Media Uploader

I have been using a custom code to upload images to Wordpress using custom metaboxes. Here is the code: <script type="text/javascript"> jQuery(document).ready(function( $ ) { var ...
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Upload iPhone video clips to blog via native WP app

I'm using the WordPress iPhone app, and when I upload video clips to a blog they show up in some browsers and in others not. I'm using a HTML5 video markup as a container for the clips. While mpeg-4 ...
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change upload dir

Currently my images are like www.example.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/06/xxxxxx-yyyy-zzzz-photo-no.jpg I want this like www.example.com/wp-content/uploads/xxxxxx/xxxxxx-yyyy-zzzz-photo-no.jpg or ...
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Local Wordpress install plugin wont upload image

So what I have going on is a plugin I am using (simple ecommerence) is not uploading an image locally (using MAMP). This is what I have tried so far: The plugin uploads all the content (name, ...
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upload custom field in nav menu

I want to add image uploader for each menu element in appearance menu i have created a new walker class Walker_Nav_Menu_Edit_Custom extends Walker_Nav_Menu {} can't paste the walker here beacuse ...
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Uploaded files URL broken since server change

I moved my wordpress website from my old server to my new. Everything works, except that every uploaded files (PDFs for example) with accents (é,à, and so on) in the file name got their URL broken. So ...
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Add media button does not insert image in the editor

I am using twentyfifteen theme. And all plugins are disabled. When I am trying to insert any image in the content of any page , the add media opens the popup, I choose the image, and click on the ...