When image is being added in a post it is being wrapped with a <a href></a> I want to know which class controls this segment and where I can find a decent doc for this kind of problems because wp docs sucks when it comes to development and I just started working with WordPress and I don't want to dig in a bunch of code just to solve a simple problem. Cheers!

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  • Nah I know that :) The situation is following : I have a filter that wraps every image to a single div so I can make some design tweaks and that filter consists of simple wrap like this : '<div>' . $data . '</div>' but when I reload the page everything gets wrapped with an <a href></a> element and it becomes this : "<a href='theurl'><div>" . $data . "</div></a>" so I am asking how to get rid of that <a> tag. At least could you give me a clue in which .php script it is being rendered cause I don't have time to dig in all those WP core files for this simple thing. Thanks for your help :) Jul 8, 2011 at 14:17
  • You can get Wordpress to "click here while uploading the image" automatically if you use the Remove Link URL plugin ;) wordpress.org/extend/plugins/remove-link-url Jan 24, 2012 at 1:31
  • Can't help you with the exact details, but this question will probably help you out wordpress.stackexchange.com/a/42679/5424
    – user5424
    Feb 22, 2012 at 19:59

Goto Settings->Media->Auto-embeds->Uncheck the box( When possible, embed the media content from a URL directly onto the page).Hit save and problem solved.This is the Permanent way.:) enter image description here


How about a plugin that effectively "clicks" the none button for you automatically?

Check out "Remove Link URL" which removes the link by default but still allows it to be added back

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