Handles uploads, sanitizes file names, checks file extensions for mime type, and moves the file to the appropriate directory within the uploads directory.

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How to change upload directory in wp_handle_upload

I am trying to work out how to use the wp_handle_upload function for a custom plugin so that i can specify my own own upload directory. The code so far takes a file from my plugin settings page and ...
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Image resize with image url

I am using wp_handle_upload() to allow users to upload the images in back-end and I want to re-size images to a custom size before uploading it. Is there any way without using any plugins or so to ...
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Modify image while uploading

I have a plugin which uploads image using wp_upload_handler here is a function: //handles upload, a modified version of bp_core_avatar_handle_upload(from bp-core/bp-core-avatars.php) function ...
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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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Uploaded images don't show in Media Library if there are special characters in IPTC Keywords

Some images that are uploaded to Wordpress don't show up in the Media Library. The images get uploaded and even cropped to the defined sizes, there is an entry in the Media Library, but the preview ...
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How to set file type in wp_handle_upload?

I'm using wp_handle_upload to allow users upload .csv files in the front end and it's working fine. I was wondering how can I limit this to only allow .csv files though since currently it accepts a ...
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Modifying an uploaded image with 'wp_get_image_editor' and 'wp_handle_upload_prefilter'

I'm trying to intercept an image upload, resize it and then just let the upload continue. I'm using the filter wp_handle_upload_prefilter that passes as an argument a single file $FILES array. I ...
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wp_handle_upload() - how to upload to a custom subdirectory within uploads

wp_handle_upload() works for me, but uploads files where it wants (uploads/year/month). Question: Is there any way to tell it to upload files to a custom dir (uploads/mycustomdir)? Or is there some ...
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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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Rename image uploads replacing “width” and “height” in filename with “medium”, “large”, “small”

Good morning, I am trying to change name format that Wordpress uses to rename uploaded files. As I upload an image whose filename is "desert-landscape.jpg", Wordpress will set up scaled versions and ...
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988 views

Upload images with comment

EDIT: I finally got the right answer; see my own answer beneath this post for everyone that's interested. After searching for a couple of days and trying over and over again I really got stuck. ...
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Disable drag and upload in Media Library

Does any one knows a valid/standard way to disable drag and upload when accessing the media library in the admin area? In order to make this sense to you, I'm building a multisite and user of sub-site ...
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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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rename attachments based on parent-post-title on upload

I know there a some functions already avaible here for this task, but none of them seem to work as needed. The best way seems to me adding a filter to wp_handle_upload_prefilter like kaiser does in ...
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Custom image upload

I'm trying to setup upload for for attachments for my custom post form. At first I add to my form tag enctype="multipart/form-data" For testing purposes I have two upload forms, but in future I'm ...
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wp_handle_upload - The uploaded file could not be moved to wp-content/uploads/2012/09

This is the code I am using to upload the file to WordPress define(‘WP_DEBUG’, true); $filename = "test.png"; $tmpFile = download_url("http://url.com/testing/crop/".$filename); chmod($tmpFile, ...
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Disable image resizing on specific upload fields

I am using the Options Framework Theme from devinsays, but am having a "small" problem with the Image Upload functionality. Basically, I need to disable resizing on a specific upload-field, but keep ...
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Handling email piping attachments and detecting unsupported file types

I have a plugin that I am working on which uses Email Piping. When an email is processed I want all the attachments from the email to be added to the WordPress Media Library. Currently I am using ...
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frontend image post uploader

I've set up image uploader on front end custom form for users with some text input, textareas etc .Everything works fine, untill I decide don't upload any image. Then my "thank you" page gets blank. ...
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capability for upload on front-end (An error occurred in the upload. Please try again later )

We have a front-end form with wp-editor on front-end template page. Everything is working fine. but the only problem is "we can't add new images on front end form". there is an error "An error ...
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wp_handle_upload: get custom checkbox value from media uploader

I found a snippet to add a checkbox to media uploader using action post-upload-ui Snippet found here /** * Add checkbox to set autocreate on upload */ function ...
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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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Upload video in custom folder

I am trying to find a system to upload some kind of media in a custom folder. I want to keep all uploads in default wordpress folder and create a custom folder just for videos. So i would have the ...
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673 views

Organizing uploaded media with wp_insert_post() and wp_handle_upload according to time parameter

I'm retroactively creating a post with wp_insert_post() and attaching a featuring image to it. I need the image to go into the folder that corresponds to the post's publishing date. I'm using time ...
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Change Wordpress Upload Folder using wp handle upload

Below code is for uploading file through a form ... I want to change the default upload path for the upload to a folder called abc in the root of my theme. I hope somebody can help me with this Below ...
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How to upload multiple images on frontend to ACF gallery using update_field

I'm trying to save images submitted on a frontend form in a way that they are accessible via the ACF backend. In how to upload an image on ACF with update_field on wordpress, someone provided a ...
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Upload multiple image with media_handle_upload with multiple file field [duplicate]

I need to add multiple images with image descriptions form wp admin. Admin Form: <label for="image[]">Image</label> <input type="file" name="image[]"/> <label ...
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Upload file without attaching it to a POST

I've brought files with html file field and I'm trying to attach file to wordpress attachments using media_handle_upload $attach_id = media_handle_upload ( $file_handler, null ); the I've specified ...
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How Can I pass an image file to wp_handle_upload?

I have been looking everywhere for this and havent been able to find an answer. I need to pass a file from the url source to wp_handle_upload. How can I accomplish this? Thank you
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How to use getimagesize() of image upload?

I need to check the resolution of an image I want to upload via media box, and then upload it into a custom directory. As a starting point I used part of the code from How Can I Organize the Uploads ...
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Upload an image at frontend > Create direction and/or rename filename possible?

I have a form for a non-profit-club, that publish posts + up to 20 images. The image-path will be writen in a custom-field. Images are uploaded. Ok, now i want to rename the pictures or (much better) ...
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Image upload and path to custom field

I build a script, to post from frontend. There are many custom-fields. Most works fine, but with one thing i have problems. First a description, then the script. It seems like, that images won't ...
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Using wp_handle_upload and media_handle_sideload with ajax

I'm struggling to figure out how to use wp_handle_upload() with ajax when processing a form. What I'm doing here is using a form to allow users to edit posts from the front end so they can do some ...
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wp_upload_bits Upload Specific Sizes Only

For images uploaded using this code, I want to only upload the full-size image and the thumbnail (whereas for images uploaded through site, I want all sizes). However, I can't figure out how to make ...
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Compression of original picture during upload?

WordPress compress scaled thumbnails of image during upload, but, original image will be is same quality. I am trying to compress original image too. I wish to make image in original resolution ...
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Generate Thumbnails in wp_handle_upload

I'm developing my first plugin, and I use "wp_handle_upload" in order to modify images (with PHP) during their upload I'd like to do the same modification, also on the thumbnails generated by ...
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Uploaded image doesn't show up in media library

So, I'm uploading an image file which works with the following code however, it does not appear in the Media Library. I get a "File is valid, and was successfully uploaded" message but I must be ...
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How to replace attached media through programmatically?

I am not sure, whether the similar question exist before. I tried to get but , couldn't get the similar question. Actually I want to replace an attached media with new image. Which Means, I am ...
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AJAX image upload with a upload progress bar using media_handle_upload

I currently have post image upload for the featured image from front-end form. <input type="file" name="wh_image_upload" id="wh_image_upload" multiple="false" /> and using media_handle_upload ...
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Ajax image upload with media_handle_upload and form.js

I want to have AJAX image upload on front-end form and can't figure out where it goes wrong. HTML form for image upload <form id="thumbnail_upload" method="post" action="#" ...
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Custom Wordpress Frontend Image upload - add description as post_content?

I have a form with 3 image upload fields. The Upload works fine and the images are attached perfectly. Now there's the problem that I have had to add a description field into the form - one for each ...
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Limit media upload to 4 files per user per day per user role

I'm setting up a (buddypress) site where users can upload media/images. I'm expecting a lot of file uploads and want to keep in control by limiting the upload to 4 files per user per day per user ...
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how to upload image using wp_handle_upload

hi i am new on WordPress can somebody tell me how can i upload multiple images using wp_handle_upload in a loop for($i=1;$i<count($_FILES['myfile']['name']);$i++){ ...
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Why wordpress can't generate metadata of big images

I have the following upload routine (compact): $movefile = wp_handle_upload( $file, $second ); ... $attach_id = wp_insert_attachment($attachment, $filePath); $attach_data = ...
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Custom upload directory for each file only for current plugin

I have a custom plugin to add project documents in my Wordpress site. Now these documents should be stored in their respective project folder such as: EN001/Document1.pdf EN001/Document2.pdf ...
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PHP upload multiple files with different input field names using media_handle_upload

I'm trying to upload multiple images with different names from input fields on my WP site. The images will be attached to the post as metas. postThumbnail will be the post's featured image and ...
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Issue with wp_handle_upload

I am trying to upload a zip file from Setting Page. I have designed a setting page and in that I have a file upload functionality. I am using setting API to do this. My issue is: I know that maximum ...
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image upload error wordpress

i am trying to upload image it is uploaded successfully but when i tried to access it in phpmysql the link is somethig like this : http://localhost/job/?attachment_id=40 i want to store this image ...
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Custom Upload Adds Ghost File

I've tried this on a fresh install on the twentyfifteen theme. I'm adding a metabox to pages which allows uploads - Whenever I upload a file on a new Page it uploads the file but also adds another ...
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Replace upload system/Override wp_handle_upload

I am going to be running a WP site on Heroku, and none of the current solutions for the media library fit my needs. There is a system for Amazon S3 (not using because paid), and a mapping system for ...