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How to Protect Uploads, if User is not Logged In?

I use WordPress for a private site where users upload files. I use the "Private WordPress" to prevent access in to the site if the user is not logged in. I would like to do the same to the files ...
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Restricting users to view only media library items they have uploaded?

I want users to be able to upload photos using add_cap('upload_files') but in their profile page, the Media Library shows every image that's been uploaded. How can I filter that so that they can only ...
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Display Media Uploader in Own Plugin on Wordpress 3.5

I have little problem with Media Uploader in new WordPress 3.5. I created own plugin which is upload the picture. I'm using this code JS: <script type="text/javascript"> var file_frame; ...
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Add "upload media" button in meta box field

I have a custom post which has a meta tag that needs to be using a file upload (for video files). I am wondering, what is the correct way of adding an "Upload" button that points to the WordPress ...
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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 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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Add a menu item to Wordpress 3.5 Media Manager

How can add a new menu item underneath the "insert From URL" on the left sidebar in the new Wordpress 3.5 Media Manager? I've been looking at the backbone js and tried my hand at hooking into it with ...
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Enhance Media Manager for Gallery

I would like to enhance the Media Editor, after WordPress 3.5, on the gallery view. I want to add a new select field on the right side and send the selected values to the gallery shortcode. I think, ...
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Wordpress 3.5 Media Manager - add a button

In my plugin, I would like to add two buttons to Media Manager (to the left of "Insert Into Post" in "media-toolbar-primary" section), and connect a jQuery action to it. First one - The "Select All" ...
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Wordpress Image Editor not working - conflict?

I am having a strange issue with the built in wordpress image editor. I have no problem uploading files or preforming any other media functions. The only thing I seem to be unable to do is utilize the ...
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Differentiate Featured Image from Post Images upon Upload

I want to differentiate the featured image from post images. The plan is to give the Featured Image multiple sizes, but the images inside / connected to the post only needs the default sizes. I ...
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How to add a custom field to the media screen (image/gallery)?

I’m trying to add a custom field to image and gallery edit screen. I’m aware there are similar questions here, although answers either don’t work with the current version or they add field only to ...
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WordPress 3.5: Switch back to Old Media Uploader?

Is there any way to switch back to the old media uploader in WordPress 3.5? The new one is very slow for me, as I have thousands and thousands of images across my site, and I have a few plugins that ...
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Image upload callback in new 3.5 media

I am using new 3.5 media uploader in my theme frontend (base on this example). It is very simple when you want to do something with images after the 'Select' button is pressed: file_frame.on('select',...
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Settings in 'Media > Settings' is ignored when inserting images

When I upload an image, it is automatically resized as I would expect, however the sizes for inserting the image seem to ignore the settings I've placed in Settings/Media. In my media settings I have:...
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How to add new tab to media upload manager with custom set of images?

I would like to add new tab to upload manager and inside list images from theme_folder/images/patterns I tried something like this to add a tab but it does not work for me since it is adding tabs ...
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Delete an attachment in the WP media modal window

I'm trying to create an option in the WP modal media window to detect duplicate files and delete a newer file if an older duplicate is found. I have the following code working (in conjunction with the ...
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WordPress 3.5: Setting custom "full URL path to files" in the Media Library?

As the recent changes in WordPress 3.5 removed the "full URL path to files" option from media library I am wondering how to set this option to a custom path now? I need to set my "full URL path to ...
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For what security reasons are svgs blocked in the media uploader?

I see that SVGs are blocked by default in the media uploader and you have to add it as a supported MIME type in functions.php. What security reasons are behind this?
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Reject upload of wrong-sized images using the Media Uploader

I'm working on a super-strict setting for adding images to Custom Fields in the Post Edit screen. My optimal scenario would be to add a a Custom Error message when the user tries to upload an image of ...
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Cleanup uploads folder, Media Library db structure

I am doing an upgrade and cleanup of an old blog that started on Blogger.com, then moved to self-hosted WordPress 2.1, 2.3 and now 3.0. Images in the posts are scattered around: most of them are in /...
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How to increase the file size limit for media uploads?

How can I change the Maximum upload file size? I would like to be able to upload 10Mb at a time.
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Wordpress Media Manager 3.5 - default link to

Media Manager once again. This time I'm looking for a simple hack/hook/filter to change default "Attachment Display Settings" from media manager. The option is "Link To" that is default set to "Media ...
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Correct Post Count ( All | Published | Drafts | Pending | Trash ) for Custom Post Type when restricting to view own posts

I want to restrict users in wordpress to view their own post and media items only. Following the steps given in the below link I have developed the plugin to restrict users to view the own posts and ...
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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 protect uploads in multisite if user is not logged in?

I am trying to set up a multisite intranet (using subdomains) where content on each sub-site is only accessible to users logged into their respective site. The problem I am having is trying to ...
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Resizing all images

I have just changed the theme on my blog, and because of a small page width, it breaks the layout. Most of my earlier images (attached in posts) are around 600px in width, and now I need to resize all ...
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How to make custom bulk actions work on the media/upload page?

I'm adapting a script I found online to add custom bulk actions to the screen with the list of posts. It has this line: add_action('load-edit.php', 'custom_bulk_action'); I'm trying to adapt it for ...
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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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Set a maximum upload count for users on a specific user role

For users with the Contributor user role, I want to restrict the total amount of images that they are allowed to upload. I found this code posted on an answer here: add_filter( 'wp_handle_upload', '...
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Filter what image sizes get generated

I'm looking for a way to chose what images sizes get generated by image. With all the image sizes I have plus a lot of images, in the end I have a whole lot of server space being used up for nothing. ...
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custom tabs in media uploader

I've managed to add a custom tab to the media uploader, but for some reason it doesn't come with the same layout - it doesn't load the media-uploader-header that contain all the other tabs: ...
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Increase Size Limit of Media Files Wordpress 4.1

I have edited (created) the php.ini file and the .htaccess file in accordance with this post. I have also found a plug-in (called Upload Max File Size) that claims to raise the file size limit of ...
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Restricting access to files within a specific folder [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to Protect Uploads, if User is not Logged In? Is there any way at all to restrict direct access to files within a specific folder to only specific wordpress users that ...
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Custom bulk action for media gallery items

I'm trying to add custom "Bulk Actions" to WP 3.5 new media gallery items. I started from this excellent tutorial which does exactly what I need, but with regular posts; so i tried to adapt it to work ...
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How to extend Media Library (WP 4.4)

I am trying to implement a new tab next to Media Library. I couldn't find solution to implement this. I found an example how to implement a new tab in this link: https://gist.github.com/Fab1en/4586865 ...
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How to set additional parameter in wp.media?

I have this code. $('.custom-browse-button').on('click', function(e) { e.preventDefault(); var wpMedia = wp.media.frames.file_frame = wp.media({ 'library': { type: 'image'...
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How to Removing fields from the Media Uploader/Gallery on a Custom Post Type Edit Page

This post shows how to remove unwanted fields from the media uploader. It works great, but I want to limit it to a custom-post-type and I can't seem to figure out how to do it. I've tried the ...
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Moving Categories submenu to Media, but still opens Posts menu

I'm developing a very media-centered site with WordPress and am using the default categories and tags on uploaded media using, in part this plugin Media Categories. I am displaying a sub-menu item ...
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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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wp.media.view.ImageDetails - Save settings as HTML5 data-* attributes for image

What I finally want to achieve are extra settings added to the Image Details box, that will be stored in the image <img> tag as data-* attributes Example: <img src="..." data-my_setting="..."...
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How Can I Add the "Insert From URL" Tab to a Custom 3.5 Media Uploader?

I've inserted a WP 3.5 media uploader into a widget by running this JavaScript when a button is clicked on: var frame = wp.media( { title : 'Widget Uploader', multiple : false, ...
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Upload images to remote server

I am using Wordpress media uploader to upload images and I was wondering if there is a way to make it upload to my remote server instead of my local server? Example: My wordpress blog is hosted on ...
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ZIP up all images displayed in a [gallery] and offer as download link

I would like to offer my visitors the option to download the entire photo gallery (displayed on dedicated [gallery] pages) as a ZIP file displayed at the bottom of each gallery page. - The full-sized ...
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Set default image link target in Gutenberg image block

I want to set the default target of the image block in Gutenberg to "Media File": I've found solutions for the classic editor, and one that appears to work for Gutenberg galleries by editing the ...
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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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Add media with WP-Rest-API v2

I need your help to upload a media image in my wordpress blog via the Wp-rest-api v2 and Oauth2 authentication. I did not find in the REST API documentation the way to send my image data (name of ...
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Media library to list images only user uploaded

I want to list images for only user uploaded image. Here is the scenario: Using the image uploader on front end using iframe. I have added upload_files cap to subscriber level users and want them to ...
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Adding Category/Tag/Taxonomy Support to Images/Media

I've been trying to add category, tag, or custom taxonomy support to images (or all media, though I'm only concerned with Images). I've got it part-way figured out with: add_action('init', '...
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Rendering the uploaded file in a wp.media object

I have seen this question asked a few times on SO and I don't see any responses. I have a wp.media object (upload dialog), that I am using in to store an upload to a post as a meta element. It works ...
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