Attachment window hide buttons and input fields

Adding this snippet to the functions.php of your wordpress theme will allow you to hide buttons and input fields within the media attachment window.

( example screenshot )

function attachment_fields($form_fields, $post) {
    if ( substr( $post->post_mime_type, 0, 5 ) == 'image' ) {
        $form_fields['image_alt']['value'] = '';
        $form_fields['image_alt']['input'] = 'hidden';
        $form_fields['post_excerpt']['value'] = '';
        $form_fields['post_excerpt']['input'] = 'hidden';
        $form_fields['post_content']['value'] = '';
        $form_fields['post_content']['input'] = 'hidden';
        $form_fields['url']['value'] = '';
        $form_fields['url']['input'] = 'hidden';
        $form_fields['align']['value'] = 'aligncenter';
        $form_fields['align']['input'] = 'hidden';
        $form_fields['image-size']['value'] = 'thumbnail';
        $form_fields['image-size']['input'] = 'hidden';
        $form_fields['image-caption']['value'] = 'caption';
        $form_fields['image-caption']['input'] = 'hidden';
        $form_fields['buttons']['input'] = 'hidden';
    return $form_fields;
add_filter('attachment_fields_to_edit', 'attachment_fields', 15, 2 );

Comments  Leave a Reply

  1. Florian Schroiff November 28, 2012 at 7:39 am

    I wonder if there is a way to influence the order of fields. My caption field is now always the last one…

  2. is it possible to show “All Types” instea dof “Images” as the default view in the “Media Library” tab?

  3. louisville chiropractic July 28, 2011 at 5:44 am

    i want to try this in one of my wordpress.

    1. Sure just copy and paste the code into your functions.php file and you will be ready to go.

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