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Attached Media

Adding media to a Page, Post, Gallery Media Post

Recommended Install the Simply Show IDs plugin (Via WP → Plugins → Add New) to display ID's next to Posts, Pages. By default Gallery Media displays ID's.

Attached Media Screencast

This screencast demonstrates using Attached Media and assigning it to a Stage Gallery.

Gallery Data Source - Attached Media

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This allows you to add a Page/Post/Gallery Media Post ID (comma separated for multiple Pages/Posts). e.g. 306,178

The media must be attached to that Page/Post/Gallery Media Post ID otherwise the media will not show within the Gallery.

Locate Page / Post ID

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To locate Page / Post ID - Edit your Page / Post and within the URL you locate the ID of that Page/Post. See diagram above. Alternatively install the Simply Show IDs plugin to display ID's next Pages / Posts.

There are two methods to attach media to a Page/Post.

Attached Media - Method 1

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Goto the Page/Post and click the Upload/Insert Add Media (see icon above) button. Upload the images you want to be attached to that page. Once they're uploaded they become attached to that page.

Attached Media - Method 2

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If you have already uploaded media - goto the WordPress Media page. Ensure you switch to the table view instead of grid to view attached media.

You can attach individual images by clicking Attach under the Attached to column.

Alternatively click the Unattached tab → Check (click select icon) for all the images you want to attach → Bulk Actions → Attach to a post → Apply → Search for your Page / Post → Click Select.

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Page / Post ID

Recommended Install the Simply Show IDs plugin (Via WP → Plugins → Add New) to display ID's next to Posts, Pages. By default Gallery Media displays ID's.

 

Gallery Data Source - Page / Post ID

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This allows you to add a Page, Post or Portfolio ID as a data source (comma separated for multiple Pages/Posts). e.g. 306,178

Each Page, Post, Portfolio ID assigned, must have a Featured Image set - see below.

 

How to add a Featured Image

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Goto your Page, Post or Portfolio → Location the Feature Image Meta Box → Add an Image.

Once you have set a Featured Image, locate the ID of the Page, Post, Portfolio - see below.

 

Locate Page / Post ID

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To locate Page / Post ID - Edit your Page / Post and within the URL you locate the ID of that Page/Post. See diagram above. Alternatively install the Simply Show IDs plugin to display ID's next Pages / Posts.

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Slide Sets

The recommended method of adding a Images / Media to a Gallery is using the Slide Set Manager. Goto Slide Set Manager → Add New → Select Images from the WP Media Library.

Slider Set Manager Screencast

This Screencast demonstrates adding a Gallery using the Slide Set Manager.

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