[wp-hackers] Attaching photos to multiple posts

William Davis will.davis at gmail.com
Wed Feb 2 21:44:05 UTC 2011

One of the biggest hurdles to overcome, in my opinion, when using  
WordPress as a full-on CMS is the inability to attach photos to  
multiple posts. I've been mulling over a solution for some time, and I  
think I've found an acceptable solution, but I wanted to float it here  
to make sure there wouldn't be any adverse effects.

A few ideas that I've had involve meta data or custom taxonomies, like  
Co-Authors Plus uses. But I thought the best solution might be to  
essentially duplicate the attachment and attach the duplicate  
attachment to the post, so that it degrades gracefully if the plugin  
is deactivated. Essentially, copy over the post (but don't create a  
duplicate image, to save server space). Does anybody anticipate any  


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