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 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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Open media frame and select an attachment

I'm using the following piece of code to open a media frame when clicking a link with a data-attachment_id attribute. This attribute holds the id of an attachment that I want to select when the frame ...
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Is it possible to Schedule Attachments in Wordpress?

As it's fairly well known, it is possible to schedule Posts in Wordpress for publishing. Also Attachments are actually Posts (in the more internal, technical meaning). So the question that bothers ...
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Are captions stored anywhere?

In regards to my previous question about shortcode captions, it doesn't appear to me that the actual text of a caption is stored anywhere other than in the post content within the shortcode itself. I ...
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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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Getting a taxonomy's thumbnail url

This is how I am currently trying: $taxonomies = array( 'product_cat' ); $args = array( 'orderby' => 'name', 'order' => 'ASC', 'hide_empty' => ...
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Check if post has attachments (not image)

Need to do a check if post has attachments that are not images. I haven't seen this anywhere - thoughts?
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get attachments for all posts of particular post type

I'm making a widget that shows a set of images from recent custom posts. I want to run the following query: SELECT p.* FROM wp_posts p WHERE post_type='attachment' AND post_mime_type LIKE 'image%' ...
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get_the_post_thumbnail() doesn't taking style attribute

This seems to be an easy one but its giving me quite a hard time. get_the_post_thumbnail() suppose to take attribute as an array. Well, everything working right but when i pass style attr its doesn't ...
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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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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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Expanding new Media Uploader in WordPress 3.5

In current version of WordPress it is quite easy to expand the attachments fields using attachment_fields_to_edit filter, but in latest WordPress 3.5 RC2 it's not working. We can expand it using ...
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How can I UN-attach media from a post?

I'm having a trouble un-attaching media from a post without deleting it entirely from my site. Is there a simple way to unattach an image from a post for instance?
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Put the media uploader in a metabox

I find it very unnecessary to have an "add image" button that brings me to yet another screen that will let me upload content to my post. Ideally I would like to have a meta box with the option to ...
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explode array within shortcode

This functions at the moment but it only returns the first value from the array. I've been struggling to echo, print, explode, or whatever the multiple custom field values that share the same key (mp3)...
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Validate alt text for attachments?

How can I require users to enter alt text when adding attachments? Alt text is surprisingly buried; the only way I've been able to retrieve the alt text at all is via the wp_get_attachment_image() ...
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Uploading Multiple Attachments From Front-End With A Description

I am working on a Wordpress site that has a custom front-end submission form for adding in a post of content type, 'sketchpad'. The form has a section that allows you to upload multiple images with a ...
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get_attached_media() returns empty array if media file already used by another post

I wish to retrieve the different PDF and ZIP files attached to a single post and display them in a specific section, outside the content, using the WP function get_attached_media(). While my code ...
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complex restriction of items in media library

I have a need to limit items in the media library for users without a specific capability. There are a lot of examples out there for how to limit them to only items that a given user has uploaded, ...
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Saving images from Gravity Forms repeatable File Upload as post attachments [closed]

I am trying to upload multiple images as attachments to a post using Gravity Forms and the Gravity Forms + Custom Post Types plugin. I have a repeatable File Upload field using the Gravity Forms ...
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Remove duplicate attachments

Here is the situation: I have an automated script that upload attachments and link each attachment to a specific post. By mistake, the script run multiple times and I have the following More than one ...
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List most recent image uploads, but only for specific custom post type

I can get a list of the most recent image attachments like so: $attachments = get_posts( array( 'post_type' => 'attachment', 'posts_per_page' => $number, 'post_mime_type' => '...
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Edit image / Delete image link

There is a function in Wordpress that allows to display a "edit post" link if the user has sufficient rights. <?php edit_post_link( __( 'Edit' ), '<small class="edit-link">', '</small>'...
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How could I add button next to “edit image” button in “Attachment Details”

How could I add button next to "edit image" button in "Attachment Details" This is the location I would like to add button, Do you have any recommend?
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How can I append custom data to images in the editor?

I've added a custom meta field to my image details so that a client can add a number to their photos (a design choice). The data would need to show up under each image (like a caption) inserted into ...
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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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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 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 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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what types of order can I pass to get_posts() via orderby?

Here describes get_posts() function. I would like to know what types of order can I pass to get_posts? in WP admin, I can see menu order, title, date, random and ...
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How to get attachment caption (get_the_excerpt gives parent post excerpt) ?

I am displaying the attachments on the parent post page with this code : $args = array('post_type' => 'attachment', 'post_mime_type' => 'image', 'order'=> 'ASC', 'numberposts' => ...
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Is it possible to query specific Wordpress Attachment files (.ppt & .pdf) and output them in a list?

The files are .ppt and .pdf files (not images). Will it be possible to query these types of attachments and output it in a unordered list?
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Count the number of images uploded on the website

I mention "full website" because I don't need the number of attachments on one post (as answered in many questions). I basically need a function that returns the number of uploaded images (attached ...
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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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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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Get all posts (of any post type) an attachment is used in

It's not easy to count the amount of posts an image is attached to - WordPress simply doesn't keep track of that. It just keeps track of the post an attachment was originally uploaded to (not ...
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delete post also attachments

I am trying to delete a post with its all attachments. This is the function that i came up with right now; function remove_post(){ if(isset($_POST['post_id']) && is_numeric($...
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How to get all files inserted (but not attached) to a post

How do I retrieve the IDs of unattached media in my post? I have two posts: POST A and POST B and a PDF file called file.pdf. I've uploaded file.pdf to POST A but then also inserted it in POST B. ...
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Insert an image into a post by API

By using the code below, I can create a new post and upload an image to wordpress's upload directory as a attachment through a form's submitted data. $new_post = array( 'post_title' => ...
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Find the post an attachment is attached to

I have a list of attachment IDs which are built using this array: $all_images = get_posts( array( 'post_type' => 'attachment', 'numberposts' => -1, ) ); Is it possible to take the image ID ...
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Custom function to rearrange attachments when creating posts – Almost there

I'm having some trouble with a custom thing I'm doing. I've implented a custom image uploader into a metabox in a custom post type. Now I'm trying to work out a way that will let me reorder the ...
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Function to call the attachment image from post

Hey everyone, I can't se the image of the post (it is attached through gravity form as a post-image) with this function I see the missing image icon with the title and the working link but no ...
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media_handle_upload for local files?

I am creating an image on the server and storing it in a tmp folder. I would like to run a php file that takes this image, stores it in the default media directory structure and attaches it to a post ...
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What's the database relationship between a post and its attachments

I'm creating a custom import script to migrate CSV data into wordpress. Each post has a series of attachments that must come with it. Following chapter 14 (importing via a custom mysql script) in the ...
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How do I get attachment_id?

This is trivial, but I can't really find an answer, I've seen some hints like search in database etc., but this is madness. Basically, I have a metabox with upload button that allows you to upload or ...
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How to add classes to images based on their categories?

I need to be able to: 1.) assign categories to images and 2.) add classes to all images that correspond to their assigned categories. I was able to add categories to images with the following: ...
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Detect if is image unattached

I have problem with unattached attachments. I use image.php to show Wordpress image gallery. I always show "big image" (for current clicked image)...and under that image I show rest thumbs from that ...
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How to single click to download image in single post

i have attacment.php like this. <?php if ( $attachments = get_children( array( 'post_type' => 'attachment', 'post_mime_type'=>'image', 'numberposts' => 1, 'post_status' => ...
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delete attachment from front end

logged in as admin and trying to code that deletes posts to delete an attachment. got, <?php if (current_user_can('edit_post', $attachment->ID)) echo "<a href='" . wp_nonce_url("/wp-admin/...
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Unattaching unlinked images

As I understand default WP behavior: When you upload an image to a post and save it (as a draft or published post), the image becomes "attached" to the post. This can be double checked by going to ...

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