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Very Simple Question (12 posts)

  1. elames
    Posted 2 years ago #

    I have been meaning to ask this forever. When I upload images, I am always careful to put in title,alt text, description and caption. Then I save the file.
    BUT..when I put an image into a page or post the title is never saved.
    What is up with this?

    I always have to open the image on the page and put a title back in.

    ANyone else encounter this? I know this seems like a silly issue but it has been bugging me ever since I started using WP. Is there a solution to this. Or is this something I am doing wrong?

  2. lorbach
    Posted 2 years ago #

    Hello elames. This should be an easy one to crack. Can you pass along your site url and/or theme?

    First thing I'd check is your theme options. It may be configured to hide post titles.


  3. elames
    Posted 2 years ago #

    It happens on every site I do. What does post titles have to do with the images on a page? It it the images I put on the page not thumbnails or feature images.
    Once I open up the image within the page and type in the TITLE again. It saves it. It just does not hold it when I first put it into the MEDIA LIBRARY for use later.

  4. lorbach
    Posted 2 years ago #

    Sorry about that. I'm still not entirely sure what you're referring to. You create a new post and select a photo... then you add a "Photo Title" and publish it works? But not if you insert a photo into a text post?

  5. elames
    Posted 2 years ago #

    Ok let me try to explain again. This has happened from the beginning of time.

    1. I upload images to the media library. I put in the title, alt text, description, caption.

    2. When I go to insert an image into a page..fine, but when I open the image to check or alter settings, the TITLE box is ALWAYS EMPTY. So I have to put the title back in.

    So what I want to know is WHY WP doesn't save the title field on images.
    Doesn't anyone else have this issue?
    It doesn't matter what theme..it just happens the same way.

  6. webbrewers
    Posted 2 years ago #

    I know exactly what you mean - title is there in the insert media box but disappears when you reopen after adding to a page. Seems like a bug to me.

  7. lorbach
    Posted 2 years ago #

    I see. Yes... tested and looks like a bug. I'll pass it on the WP for a future fix.

  8. elames
    Posted 2 years ago #

    thank you. It has been a problem for years and I just now am thinking about it to report :-( Don't know why someone hasn't seen this before.

  9. Probably because we tend to upload media via the page we're posting on :/

    I can't reproduce this on trunk WP though.

    1. Upload media via the media library page.

    2. Click 'edit' and enter in my content.

    3. Make a new page and insert the post (all the settings are there)

    4. Edit the image in the post. There's no title... But by this I mean the title field has been removed entirely, making this a null issue.

    lorbach, what's the ticket you made? Can you link to it here so we can follow it instead?

  10. lorbach
    Posted 2 years ago #

    Mika... I just added "modlook" to this thread.

  11. Patrick Nommensen
    Multisite Master
    Posted 2 years ago #

    @Iorbach, why did you add the modlook tag? :)

    If you made a ticket at https://core.trac.wordpress.org/ please do link it here so others can follow.

  12. lorbach
    Posted 2 years ago #

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