[wp-hackers] Time to upgrade WordPress Media?

Eric Hendrix hendronix at gmail.com
Wed Sep 18 13:49:24 UTC 2013

I completely agree having built mostly media-heavy sites the past couple of years. And there's no plugin that I can remember. 

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On Wed, Sep 18, 2013 at 9:37 AM, Funkatron <funkatronic at gmail.com> wrote:

> Was thinking about this the past few days: currently any media files
> uploaded to a WordPress site defaults to the post status of `inherit`,
> which is a holdover to when media attachments were just that.  Media was
> attached to a certain post, so it inherited the post's status.  We are
> starting to get away from attaching media directly to posts now and are
> even making them post like by allowing meta boxes and taxonomies in recent
> versions of WP.  I think a next logical step is to give media post statuses
> other than `inherit`.  I can think of a number of cases where making an
> image or file private could be useful, among other things.
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