Questions tagged [attachments]

An attachment is an image or other file uploaded through the post editor's upload utility. Attachments can be displayed on their own 'page' or template. For more information, see Using Image and File Attachments.

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Turn a URL into an Attachment / Post ID

Is there any way I can take a URL of an image and find the attachment or post id of that image in the database? Here is the situation: I'm in a loop going over all the 'img' tags that are surrounded ...
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How To Retrieve An Image Attachment's Alt Text?

I am using an attachment.php file to show large versions of images that have been clicked on elsewhere. I'd like to pull the image alt text as a caption under the image with javascript, but the alt ...
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Change attachment filename

Is there a function that allows me to change the filename of an attachment, based on the Attachment ID I have? Thanks! Dennis
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How to paginate attachments in a secondary query as gallery?

I have this code that shows all images attached to my post-type. Is there a way to paginate those? I have like 25 pics and I wan't to avoid scroll as much as I can. Code: <div class="galleries ...
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How to Fix HTTP Error When Uploading Images?

I am using WordPress 3.4.1 on Ubuntu 12.04 using Apache and PHP 5.3.X When I login to the dashboard and add a new post. Then try uploading an image to set as a featured image, I get a red box with a ...
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Can I add a Category Metabox to attachment?

I am using register_taxonomy_for_object_type() to add the Category taxonomy field to Media uploads (attachments). I'm using this code to do so: add_action('init', 'reg_tax'); function reg_tax() { ...
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How to restrict access to uploaded files?

I have a restricted area on a website that can only be accessed by logged in users. For that I created a page template with a 'current_user_can()' condition. My problem is that the documents attached ...
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How to use taxonomies on attachments with the new Media Library?

WordPress 3.5 changed the media management and now the Media Library edit screen uses the default post type UI. Taxonomies are very useful for WP installs with different users and attachments, giving ...
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exposing attachment uploading to the front end — delicate

i'm probably breaking a few common sense rules here. is there a way to utilize wordpress' bake in attachment file handling for an upload form within a theme template? yes, the front end -- i ...
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Delete Associated Media Upon Page Deletion

Note Use at your own risk, it is buggy and I have run across a couple instances where it would delete ALL attachments. Unsure why. Is it possible to delete media associated with a page when that ...
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Submit post and upload image from front-end

I am trying to do something similar to the above question. I am trying to make users post and upload images from front-end. I have already done the post form and its working. I just followed and ...
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Creating an Image-Centric Custom Post Type?

Does anyone have any tips for creating an image-centric custom post type? To elaborate, my blog has rotating header images, shown below: The two images in the top left are randomized, and exist as ...
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Get the first image from post content (eg.: hotlinked images)

I am using this code directly from the codex. function echo_first_image ($postID) { $args = array( 'numberposts' => 1, 'order'=> 'ASC', 'post_mime_type' =>...
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Changing attachment urls?

How can I change the format of attachment page urls from /[post-url]/[attachment-name]/ to /media/[attachment-name]/? I understand that I can override the output of get_attachment_link via the ...
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Set Featured Image Front Frontend Form

I have been struggling for days to figure this one out. I have successfully implemented a form to submit posts from the front end of my site. ButI can't figure out how to make the image uploads work. ...
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How to get image title/alt attribute?

In my white theme, there is no alt attribute configured for the home slider post. I added the alt text for the image through the media library interface. I added the following code to display the alt ...
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How to get attachment file name not attachment URL

I'm using this code to list the image attachments of a post: <select name="chb_homes_for_sale_specifics_floor_plan" style="width:100%;"> <option value="">Select</option&...
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Disable Attachment Pages Completely

I would like to disable all attachment pages completely. I Googled it, but there's just information on how to redirect to parent post or homepage. That's not what I would call an elegant solution. Why ...
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Automatically wrap post image in div

In regards to image attachments inserted into a post, I would like to wrap the img tag inside a div tag for specific design purpose. Is there a way to do this automatically after attaching the image ...
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simple solution for restricting access to (some) uploads/downloads

Initial Situation For a site I'm setting up I was looking into the whole field of securing uploads/downloads and restricting access to them based on user roles/capabilities. Of course I have read ...
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Disable image attachment links

Is there a way to disable image attachment links trought a filter in functions.php or something ? I know it's possible to do it manually when you add an image to a post but I want to disable this ...
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remove links from images using functions.php

I am looking for a way to remove the attachment link from images in the post content. I would like to add this to the functions.php in my theme. I know you can disable this in the post on a per ...
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How to find attachment by it's name?

Is it possible to get attachment id by its name? And at once may be it's possible to get parent post, to which this attachment is assigned?
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How to remove images from showing in a post with the_content()?

Trying to learn more about creating my own themes and not using any plugins I wanted an ability to display all the images in a post excluding the thumbnail in my single-foobar.php file and I can do ...
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Applying automatic link class to images embedded to posts

I'd really love to be able to conditionally apply a CSS class to link elements of images embedded into posts, but I can't seem to figure this one out. Basically what I'd like to achieve is to replace ...
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get images attached to post

I want to have the ability to use pictures from the media library in a jquery slider on the home page so that it's easy for someone else to update the pictures without having to hardcode it. I have ...
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Retrieving a custom link on an attachment

I wanted to link images in a gallery to a custom URL. I know I could add an extra field and do it this way I found this ticket on Trac, though, that modifies the "Link URL" field to accept custom ...
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Can i hide the attachments from media which I uploaded from front end?

I have some section where user can upload CV and profile images, I'm using the native attachment functions, $attachment_cv_id = media_handle_upload( 'candidate_cv', 0 ); if ( ! is_wp_error( $...
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Gel all image from certain post type

I've found similar questions here, however I can't modify the answers to get images only from a certain post type - as the post type in those examples are "attachment" and not the name of a custom ...
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Getting Path To Uploaded Attachment Image After Upload

After you have uploaded an attachment in Wordpress using the media upload screen, is there a hook or filter I can run after the image has been uploaded where I can get the path to the uploaded image ...
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media_sideload_image generates blank?

I'm creating a custom post form that is supposed to take an external image and uploads it to the media library and attach it to that post. This should be possible by using media_sideload_image, but I'...
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Delivering a file instead of wordpress page

I'm trying to make a page where a user provides an ID of a attachment and the site will set the headers and deliver that file instead of a 404 page. so /download/1754 would lookup the attachment with ...
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Making images from single.php pointing to an attachment .php template

I am trying to make the inserted images from a post (single.php) to point to (single-attachement.php) an attachment page. So far I checked a post here on stackexchange and added this code on the top, ...
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How do I get the size of an attachment file?

I'm using the following template code to display attachment links: $args = array( 'post_type' => 'attachment', 'numberposts' => -1, 'post_status' => null, 'post_parent' => ...
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Attaching media to custom posts without editor

I'm creating a custom post type, "gallery", in which the admin should be able to upload images (these images would be attached to the post). The thing is that the "editor" meta box is disabled for ...
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Broken? WP_Query and “attachment” as a post type

I have a gallery attached to a page. On that page, I'm running the following query: $events_gallery = new WP_Query( // Start a new query for our videos array( 'post_parent' => $post->ID, // ...
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Delete original image - keep thumbnail?

I'm using a lot of thumbnails but never the original file. To save space, I'd like to prevent the original from being saved on disk but only keep a thumbnail of 100px. How can I do this? Thanks, ...
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Trying to hide buttons from Attachment window

To simplify the Media Library layout to users when uploading an image, sometimes i hide the following fields: function myAttachmentFields($form_fields, $post) { if ( substr($post->...
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Stop WordPress from reserving slugs for media items?

I am experiencing some odd behavior, that apparently happens "out of the box" with WordPress. If I upload a file through the media manager called: services.jpg; then go try to create a page with the ...
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How to paginate wordpress [gallery] shortcode?

I am using wordpress gallery shortcode [gallery] I was wondering if there is anyway to paginate them without using a plugin.
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How do I detach images from posts?

Firstly I've seen some topics like this, but they haven't helped me. I've attached some images to a post via "Add Media" : And for showing these attached images, I used following code in single.php ...
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How can I hide media library images from general users?

As an admin I really like the features and functionality of the WordPress 3.5 media manager. With a multi-user site however all users can see all images in the media library - whether uploaded by ...
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Add_Filter example for wp_get_attachment_link

Let me preface by saying I don't really understand Add_Filter, but I think that I want to be using it here. If not please let me know. I want to modify wp_get_attachment_link so that the link url ...
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Get all image from single page using this query

I'm having some trouble with this sample widget code. I want to get all images (Minus the post thumbnail) from a page called "Gallery" but for some reason this is pulling all uploaded images from the ...
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Bulk term assignment for attachment taxonomies

I've created a custom taxonomy for attachments. Everything ok, but now I want the ability to bulk assign its terms to attachments using the default wordpress media admin ('upload.php') bulk actions. ...
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How to get Page/Post Gallery attachment images in order they are set in backend using WP_Query()?

I am trying to retrieve all the images from the Gallery of a page in the order they are set in the backend. So far I have: $my_wp_query = new WP_Query(); $all_wp_pages = $my_wp_query->query( ...
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How to set author for post AND post attachments

I have multiple author accounts on one of my WordPress installs. Often I will create a post, and set the author to be a different account. However, when I upload images into that post, their ...
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How do I delete all generated images from my server except those currently used in posts

I have a new set of image sizes for my site's in-development theme. My server is filled with old image sizes, most of which have never been used. You've heard this one before, right? The Question How ...
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custom fields for attachments?

is it possible to add extra fields via the functions.php script for attachments in wordpress? Tried loads of examples but none seem to work. Worried an existing plugin might be affecting my attempts ...
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How to display a shortcode caption somewhere other than the_content

I want to disable shortcode captions for posts in one of my themes, and display the content elsewhere, such as in a sidebar. The images aren't uploaded to wordpress, but they're linked-to using the ...