Articles of uploads

Add new media uploader at frontend for wp 3.5+

I create a form for user to submit content from the frontend. The only problem is I don’t know how to handler the image upload. So, I want to know how to use the WP media uploader in the frontend. The media uploader should be appeared like in the ‘wp-admin/media-new.php’. I don’t want the pop […]

Rename image during upload using date and time stamp?

I am trying to rename images during upload to avoid problems with image file names containig special characters and file names with non-latin characters. I found this function to rename images in WordPress: function sanitize_file_uploads( $file ){ $file[‘name’] = sanitize_file_name($file[‘name’]); $file[‘name’] = preg_replace(“/[^a-zA-Z0-9\_\-\.]/”, “”, $file[‘name’]); $file[‘name’] = strtolower($file[‘name’]); add_filter(‘sanitize_file_name’, ‘remove_accents’); return $file; } add_filter(‘wp_handle_upload_prefilter’, ‘sanitize_file_uploads’); […]

Accessing a random image via ajax

The goal with this is to create a random banner, managed in the wp admin. I can create a banner solution in the wp admin without an issue but need a little help on the ajax side. I have an image I created a random_banner function in functions.php. add_action( ‘wp_ajax_random_banner’, ‘random_banner’ ); add_action( ‘wp_ajax_nopriv_random_banner’, […]

Add item to media library from blob or dataUrl

I’m trying to build a webcam snapshot recorder. It should take a picture and upload it to the WP media library via ajax / async-upload. Already managed to add a view to the media library. Recording also works. I can either store the raw image data in blob or in base 64 encoded string (like […]

Moving Media Library

I downloaded all files from wp-content/uploads and copied to new Wordpres instance on localhost (Windows IIS Express also on MacOS with MAMP). Unfortunately in both cases I don’t see my files in Media Library. Isn’t just needed to copy and paste files to wp-content/uploads to get access to them fom new, completely clean instance of […]

How to restrict wp-admin and prevent upload errors

I need to restrict wp-admin access to all users who cant manage_options and still let users add media on the front end. function wpse_11244_restrict_admin() { if ( ! current_user_can( ‘manage_options’ ) && $_SERVER[‘PHP_SELF’] != ‘/wp-admin/admin-ajax.php’ ) { wp_redirect( home_url() ); } } add_action( ‘admin_init’, ‘wpse_11244_restrict_admin’, 1 ); I found this code on stack overflow and […]

Why images/photos after being uploaded to my wordpress site get slightly blurry?

I am trying to figure out the problem stated in the title. Every image/photo I upload to my wordpress site gets slightly blurry. I format them according to my wp theme requirements, however after the image is processed by wordpress and I open the site in a browser I is slightly blurry. This is specially […]

Get an uploaded attachments local server path?

All the wordpress functions for retrieving media details seem to give you the web url of a file uploaded. I want to the local server drive/folder path, ideally relative to the install of wordpress. I have the attachment id value to hand so can parse that to a function, if only I knew what it […]

How to upload multiple images on frontend to ACF gallery using update_field

I’m trying to save images submitted on a frontend form in a way that they are accessible via the ACF backend. In how to upload an image on ACF with update_field on wordpress, someone provided a solution for a single image upload (and consequently a single ACF image field). I thought it should be pretty […]

How to retrieve alt attribute for an attachment (uploaded image)?

I have some IDs of attachments (images, not from current post). How to I get the alt attribute for those images? I have tried to look into wp_get_attachment_image_src and wp_get_attachment_metadata but couldn’t find the alt attribute stored in neither of those this is where I’m looking for the alt: while(the_repeater_field(‘featured_pics’)): //this is an array of […]