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WordPress provides attachment pages out of the box. But is it somehow possible to have page with listing of all attachments that are connected to a certain post? It should basically work as a gallery overview. So this is not to be on the post page, but on its own.

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You can. I think, you should do that with page-template. For that, create a page template. Easiest way is:

1) Inside your theme folder, make a duplicate of page.php and name it i.e. my-page.php

2) open that file and in the top, after <?php place this:

/**
* Template Name: my templt for attchmnts
*/

3) then just remove the content <div> (you should determine that area) and place this code:

<?php
$attachments = get_posts( array(
    'post_type' => 'attachment',
    'parent'    =>  $_GET['post_id'],
) );

foreach ( $attachments as $each ) {
    echo 'Title is:' . $each->post_title . ' [content is]: ' . $each->post_content ."<br/><br/>";
}
?>

(This is just a skeleton, you should build other things yourself.)

then open a new page (i.e. exmaple.com/my_pageee) and choose that template while publishing the page (under PUBLISH button). Then you should access that page like this:

example.com/my_pageee?post_id=436

so, you will get all attachments for post 436

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  • that's cool Tazo! Can you do it with CPT fields too?
    – rudtek
    Oct 7, 2016 at 22:53

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