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I have create a custom post type with meta boxes.

In metaboxes I have create some fealds that the use can use the WordPress ThickBox Media Dialog to upload his/her images for each post seperatly.

From the other side, the WordPress, when I upload an image as a Featured image, gives me some functions like the

the_post_thumbnail()

that allowing me to choose the image size that I need in my template.

So, the question is, can I use any function looks like the above one to print out the image sizes I like, that the end user has upload through the media box custom fields ?

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    If those attachments are easily identifiable in some way you could copy the_post_thumbnail() function and change its name and the image it gets. Mar 5 '12 at 14:35
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    What do you mean by "custom implementation of thickbox"? And to cut to the chase: are the images being uploaded as attachment post-types, or as custom post meta, or as something else? Mar 5 '12 at 15:04
  • The images are uploaded as custom post meta. More specific, the images are uploaded as URL in post meta table. Is there a way to upload the imasges as attachment through a meta box ? With custom imlementation I mean, that the end user can click on a button into my metabox and then the default WordPress Media Manager will appear into the Thickbox.
    – KodeFor.Me
    Mar 5 '12 at 15:19
  • Is there any way to get the image ID ? In that case I will modify my script, in order to work with the default way that WordPress works.
    – KodeFor.Me
    Mar 5 '12 at 22:00
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If you're not opposed to using a plugin to achieve this, I would recommend the Multiple Post Thumbnails plugin. It's very simple to use and provides the same functionality as "the_post_thumbnail()" function.

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