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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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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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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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 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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How to manage attachment relationships for specific posts in WP 3.5+

In WordPress 3.5, media management has changed entirely. Also, relating attachments to specific posts is (I believe) basically only being done for backward compatibility. Therefore, after uploading ...
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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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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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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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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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How does WP media uploader create the 3 different sized images, and how can I duplicate it

I have finally!! got this thing I've tried about 12 times to make and 12 different ways, but finally got it to work,... sort of. I made a custom metabox for uploading and attaching images to posts, ...
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Programmatically get images by URL and save in uploads folder

I am involved in a large migration from another CMS to WordPress. We have a copy of the database and have worked out how to extract the content and programmatically create WordPress posts from it ...
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how to get original image using wp_get_attachment_image_src

I want to get the original image with the same width and height as uploaded. My original image is 630*370. Using the following function call I get a thumbnail sized at 630*198. ...
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Programmatically adding images to media library

I am trying to programmatically add multiple images to media library, I uploaded the images to wp-content/uploads, now I try to use wp_insert_attachement. Here's the code, however it's not working as ...
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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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How to trigger a refresh in the media modal

I'm developing a plugin that adds a new tab to the media modal, and I need to know a way trigger a refresh of the attachments tab so it shows newly added attachments. This is the code I'm using: wp....
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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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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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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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Can I attach image to post without adding it to post?

another question about image. Can I add/attach images to post without adding it to post? The reason behind this is so that I can manipulate it whatever I want using API.
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Get upload URL by blog ID in multisite

The essence of the question is, I'm looking for a solution like this: $blog_upload_dir_info = wp_upload_dir( $date, $blog_ID ); $blog_upload_url = $blog_upload_dir_info[ 'baseurl' ]; Where $blog_ID ...
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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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Remove Dimension from wp_get_attachment_image

I am having some issue removing the width and height from my attachment images when using wp_get_attachment_image. This is what I am using to display the image <?php echo $image = ...
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Custom collection in media manager?

I'm working on a plugin that extends the media manager, load JSON based input data to render an own collection of images and may upload them to my wordpress media library. So far I got my own tab, ...
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Correctly delete posts with meta and attachments [duplicate]

I am having an overview of custom post types. These have custom tax and also an attachment. In my overview I need to provide links to delete the entries. With that I also need to delete the ...
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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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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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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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Get all post attachments except featured image

$args = array( 'post_type' => 'attachment', 'numberposts' => null, 'post_status' => null, 'post_parent' => $post->ID ); $attachments = get_posts($args); if ($attachments)...
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getting attachement images src and add classes

I have posts whose each contains 4 attached images. what i'm trying to do in my single.php is to get all the 4 images src to be abble to add different classes to each images. <img class="image_1 ...
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Programmatically adding images to the media library with wp_generate_attachment_metadata randomly fails

I am running the latest WordPress version (4.6) on a LAMP server (shared hosting) with PHP version 5.6.12. I am trying to programmatically add 10 images, uploaded with ftp to the wp-uploads directory,...
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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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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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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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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 can I bulk delete media and attachments using WP-CLI?

I'm trying to mass delete 4000 images in a wordpress website. WP itself sets the max to 999, which would work fine and take a few minutes to delete them via the backend. However, I get REQUEST URI TOO ...
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What is the different between an attachment in wp_posts and an attachment in wp_postmeta?

After the Woocommerce dummy products are imported, I notice that in the database, there are different records in different tables but point to THE SAME photo attachment. The question is why? What are ...
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Is it possible to query all posts that don't have an attachment?

I want to get a list of all posts that don't have an attachment and delete them. This question takes about getting all posts that have an attachment, but I want the reverse of it. The brute force ...
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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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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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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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wp_get_attachment_image_src and server path

wp_get_attachment_image_src will give me URL and dimensions for an image. But is there any way to get the server path for a scaled image (like /html/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/cat-2-300x225....
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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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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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How to cleanly delete attachment but retain original file?

wp_delete_attachment() is very comprehensive and wipes every trace of attachment from database and disk. Is there easy way to keep original file? Forking under another name is not an option, because ...
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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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How to add a class to the attachment images

When I'm in the Wordpress editor and I add an external image with the 'img' button, my html result wil be like this: <img src="http://example.com/image.jpg" alt="image" /> How can ...
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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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Can I use the wp media uploader for my own plugin?

I'd like to use the media uploader within my own plugin and I was wondering if this was possible? Essentially I'd like the same functionality as found in media-new.php so I can have the same ...
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Add custom class to attachment in media library grid mode

In the above screenshot we are in the media library with grid mode active. I want to add a custom class depending on the attachment filter wp_prepare_attachment_for_js. For example i hook to 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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