Questions tagged [captions]

In WordPress images are special types of posts. The caption of an image is stored as the excerpt of that post.

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make Wordpress image captions responsive

This webpage contains images inserted by Wordpress. The code used to insert the first image is: [caption id="attachment_887" align="alignnone" width="604"] <a href="http://steven.doig.com.au/...
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Get Image Description

I'm trying to make a post split in 2 columns. The first and left one is going to be any image inside the post, and the second and right one will be the_content() (excluding the images). So as of now ...
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Multi user site and image captions

On multi user sites when authors select images from the media library they can choose images that other authors have uploaded. The problem is that they can edit the caption and it changes it for both ...
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How to have different captions for same image, for galleries?

Seems like I can't have the same image in different galleries with different captions. Is it possible to make that working in any way? Like if we could change the shortcut code that Wordpress is ...
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Featured image shortcode

Each post currently requires the featured image to be duplicated within the post several times. Is there any way in which I could dynamically call the featured image back into the post rather than ...
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Text editor on WP caption [closed]

I'm trying to add the visual editor to image captions in wordpress. I'm somewhat able to but there are a few issues. Here is a screenshot of what I currently have: a busy cat http://www.pba-online....
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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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How to wrap Wordpress image captions inside H2, H3 tags?

I've searched Google and can find no mention of how to change Wordpress image captions to wrap the caption in a H2 or H3. How do we wrap image captions inside H2, H3 tags? Thanks.
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Remove image caption from post excerpt

I am currently using a wordpress plugin called "limit-posts" to better customize my post excerpts. The only issue I have is the excerpt is including the caption text from the image that is within the ...
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How to remove a empty <p></p> in wp caption shortcode?

I recently added a caption to my image in WordPress and now there is an empty <p></p> tag after <img> tag. It broke my style. Can anyone tell how to remove it? Thanks for the help....
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Is there a way to define a default caption to all uploaded images

As the title of this answer say, I want to define a default caption to all uploaded images in my WordPress... Is there a way to do something like this?
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Alter media caption/description conflict in Wordpress?

When uploading an image, Wordpress reads the description meta data from the jpg via wp_read_image_metadata and inserts it into the post_content field when adding the attachment via media_handle_upload ...
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Multi-line captions on attachments

How can I change the 'Caption' text input to text area, to allow for multi line captions on media uploads?
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How to add a link in a image's caption?

I would like to add a link to the caption of a photo in one of my posts. I can type in the HTML for the link in the caption, but when I publish the post the link gets removed. How do you add a link ...
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Drag images with caption in WP editor

Whenever I insert an image without a caption in the post, the editor makes it an object that I can select and move around / scale. Whenever I insert an image with a caption, it inserts fine. I can ...
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Nested Shortcode Inside [caption] Doesn't Process

Captions in wordpress do not support nested shortcodes at the moment (v3.6). So, If I do write [caption]<img src=""> I love my [city][/caption] Where city is suppose to be processed but it ...
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Caption in Page adding unwanted 10px to width

I'm trying to create an image with a caption in a Page I'm working with. In the image options, I have it aligned right, with an image width of 220. Without the caption I have no problems, however with ...
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Add extra class to wp-caption?

How do you add a new class to the HTML generated when an image with captions is added? For example, from this: <div id="attachment_xyz" class="wp-caption alignleft"... to this: <div id="...
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Different captions for the same image in multiple galleries. Edit Image in Gallery locally

I would like to show different captions for the same image, used in multiple galleries. Apparently it is not possible to save the caption of an image without changing that caption in all other ...
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How I can get image description/title/alt for gallery image?

I'm displaying a gallery image but I also want display the caption for image. I can get the info that we insert when us upload a image in WordPress Dashboard like "Title/Caption/ALT/Description". I ...
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Adding a video description in a similar way to a image caption

I'm looking for a solution to add a short description to a embed video that will allow for it to be styled a bit like the one that is used for images. The only option I have found is using ...
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Include captions

I'm using the Meta Box plugin, everything works fine. I'm using it to create gallery function on some custom post type, and I'm able to display the uploaded images using this code: global $wpdb; $...
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How do themes render caption texts in extended markup (e.g. “wp-caption” paragraphs)

I've created my own theme based on a very lean template. My theme is not parsing the [caption]...[/caption] markup to the correct html. It's just showing the text without any markup around it. Here ...
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HTML tags in Wordpress image caption

I'm developing a client website with Wordpress (3.3) but have found that the image caption feature strips out any HTML tags. The resulting caption is plain text which makes proper image crediting ...
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Add attribute to caption shortcode from custom attachment field

I want to add class to caption shortcode, pulled from custom attachment field. I add the field via: function add_img_class( $form_fields, $post ) { $form_fields['img_class_field'] = array( ...
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Automatically add image caption with values from a post parent field?

i have a custom dropdown field on post and i would to get the value from that custom field and insert it on each image caption field uploaded to the current post. I have been looking for a way to do ...
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PHP code to call image Caption, Alternative Text, and Decription?

Is there a Wordpress PHP code to call an image Caption, Alternative Text, and Decription? I have several images with Titles, captions, alt text and Description fields filled and would like to display ...
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Getting Featured Image Caption to Only Show if Populated

I'm trying to hide the featured image caption from showing. Currently, it'll show build the div (but not populate it because it's empty). What I'd like to do, ideally, is only show the div if someone ...
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Caption shortcodes not including caption as attribute

I recently installed the bonpress theme and am having trouble with the captions showing correctly. The more I try to understand how captions are supposed to work in Wordpress, the more I suspect ...
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How to limit post content and remove image caption from it

I am using this function to limit the content in my themes. But the problem is whenever I call the function, it also displays the image caption. I want to remove the image caption when calling ...
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wp_get_attachment_caption to pull Image Caption or alt

$output .= ' <img class="class1" src="'.$atts['to'].'" alt="The First Caption" width="100%" height="auto" >'; Instead of first caption, I ...
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Showing image description along with embedded links below post images

I have images in my Wordpress posts with the following field setup: Caption: This field contains the actual image caption to be displayed below the image. Description: This field contains photo ...
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Add caption functionality to custom WordPress theme

Hi I am working from a custom theme created by my predecessor and I am trying to add caption functionality to the theme but I am have some trouble with it. Presently if I insert a image into a post ...
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echo image caption

I am attempting to echo out my image captions in a Bootstrap Carousel. I have managed to get my images to display but unable to display my captions. I have attempted to use wp_get_attachment_metadata ...
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XML-RPC: How to add media caption to uploaded image?

I need to migrate non-WP data from an SQL database to posts in WP, and thought that using XML-RPC in a closed environment before deploying was a smart solution. This is my first WP project, so I'm ...
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How to add 'data-caption' inside an anchor tag

bellow is custom gallery code. function custom_gallery_shortcode( $attr = array(), $content = '' ) { $attr['itemtag'] = "li"; $attr['icontag'] = ""; $attr['...
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How to check if there is image title, caption, description?

I use this code to display featured image title, caption (excerpt), description (content): echo get_post(get_post_thumbnail_id())->post_title; echo get_post(get_post_thumbnail_id())->...
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Removing height and width from images with a caption

I am using WordPress with Twitter Bootstrap 3 and have an issue when it comes to images with captions. Images with captions are given a height and width attribute which stops them from being ...
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How to add line breaks inside Gallery Captions

I am using this excellent piece of code to insert a line break in single image captions by way of inserting a pipe character... Now I would like your help to try to incorporate this into the gallery ...
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Include caption underneath post images

Hello I've been struggling for ages trying to find a solution for this. Basically I just want to retrieve all images from a post and display a caption underneath. Here is the code i'm using: <?...
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Captions for More Fields groups, not just individual fields

I'm using More Fields to create some meta boxes on my custom post type. Is it possible to have a caption for each "group" of fields in the More Fields options? I would like to provide some basic ...
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Turn off image captions in gallery view?

I've set up my loop-attachment.php to show the gallery of thumbnails above the main, selected image using this code from the WordPress Codex: <?php $gallery_shortcode = '[gallery id="' . ...
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Move Image Captions Inside Link (<a> tag) if Added

I'm just looking for a relatively simple way to modify the default output when a standard post image with a caption is linked somewhere (generally to another page), so that the caption is included in ...
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How to add custom classes to figure element only if image has caption?

I want to add the 'wp-caption' class to the figure element only if the image has caption. How do I do that? I'm using the new gutenberg enviroment, if that affects anything. for example: form this: ...
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modify wordpress caption shortcode

I need to modify the Caption shortcode so that it renders the caption wrapper regardless if there is any caption text present. I've modified my Media content type with a custom field called Credit. ...
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Replace image caption with its title and description

Is it possible to replace the caption text of an image with its title and description fields when inserting it in the editor? If so, how? Thanks in advance
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Forcing max-width for image captions

I've implemented a filter to my image captions based on this question I asked a few days ago. How can I slip into the caption the css style of max-width as well? I think it can be done with ...
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How do I remove featured images and captions from a wordpress RSS feed?

I'm trying to remove featured images and captions from my feed and struggling to do it. As another question has identified it is very difficult to format captions and so as a newsletter feed I want to ...
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Can't insert caption into image

You can see live example here. When I add a caption into the image, it doesn't show at all! I've added the caption to the image as you can see in the next picture but it doesn't show as you see ...
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Way to add captions to gallery images by code

I am creating posts by using wp_insert_post function. It works fine as I provide values in array required. Sometimes it is required to create a post having gallery. Without any problem, it also works ...