Add field to media edit form

24th Jun 2011 at 10:14 AM | Posted in Wordpress | 3 Comments
// hook media edit form
add_filter("attachment_fields_to_edit", "my_image_attachment_fields_to_edit", null, 2); add_filter("attachment_fields_to_save", "my_image_attachment_fields_to_save", null, 2); function my_image_attachment_fields_to_edit($form_fields, $post) { 	// $form_fields is a special array of fields to include in the attachment form 	// $post is the attachment record in the database 	//     $post--->post_type == 'attachment'
	// (attachments are treated as posts in WordPress)

	// add our custom field to the $form_fields array
	// input type="text" name/id="attachments[$attachment->ID][custom1]"
	$checked = get_post_meta($post->ID, "_is_photo_gallery", true);
	$form_fields["is_photo_gallery"] = array(
		"label" => __("Show In Photo Gallery"),
		"input" => "html", // this is default if "input" is omitted
		"html" => "<input id="attachments[{$post->ID}][is_photo_gallery]" type="checkbox" name="attachments[{$post->ID}][is_photo_gallery]" value="1" />"
	// if you will be adding error messages for your field,
	// then in order to not overwrite them, as they are pre-attached
	// to this array, you would need to set the field up like this:
	//$form_fields["custom1"]["label"] = __("Custom Text Field");
	//$form_fields["custom1"]["input"] = "text";
	//$form_fields["custom1"]["value"] = get_post_meta($post->ID, "_custom1", true);

	return $form_fields;
function my_image_attachment_fields_to_save($post, $attachment) {
	// $attachment part of the form $_POST ($_POST[attachments][postID])
	// $post attachments wp post array - will be saved after returned
	//     $post['post_type'] == 'attachment'
	if( isset($attachment['is_photo_gallery']) ){
		// update_post_meta(postID, meta_key, meta_value);
		update_post_meta($post['ID'], '_is_photo_gallery', $attachment['is_photo_gallery']);
	return $post;




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