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Re-attacher by BestWebSoft

Attach, un-attach and re-attach media files quickly to WordPress posts and pages.

Simple plugin which makes it easy to re-attach and unattach previously uploaded images to posts, pages, and custom post types on your WordPress website.


  • See page/post media item is attached to
  • Show media items only to their author
  • Manage attached media item:
    • Un-attach
    • Re-attach
  • Attach any media file from the Media Library to any:
  • Compatible with latest WordPress version
  • Incredibly simple settings for fast setup without modifying code
  • Detailed step-by-step documentation and videos

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Documentation & Videos

Help & Support

Visit our Help Center if you have any questions, our friendly Support Team is happy to help —


  • Russian (ru_RU)
  • Ukrainian (uk)

Some of these translations are not complete. We are constantly adding new features which should be translated. If you would like to create your own language pack or update the existing one, you can send the text of PO and MO files to BestWebSoft and we'll add it to the plugin. You can download the latest version of the program for work with PO and MO files Poedit.

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Author BestWebSoft
Contributors bestwebsoft
Tags attach, attach files, attach image, attach multiple files, Attachment, attachment plugin, BiND, re-attach, re-attacher, re-attacher plugin, unattach, unattachment
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    Re-attacher plugin on Media library page.

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    Re-attacher Settings page.

  3. re-attacher screenshot 3

    Re-attacher with Portfolio plugin (up to Free v. 2.37, Pro v. 1.0.4).

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    Re-attacher with Gallery plugin (up to Free v. 4.3.6, Pro v. 1.5.1).

  1. Upload the re-attacher folder to /wp-content/plugins/ directory.
  2. Activate the plugin using the 'Plugins' menu in your WordPress admin panel.
  3. You can adjust the necessary settings using your WordPress admin panel in "BWS Panel" > "Re-attacher".

View a Step-by-step Instruction on Re-attacher Installation

V1.0.8 - 12.10.2016

  • Update : BWS plugins section is updated.

V1.0.7 - 21.06.2016

  • Update : We updated all functionality for wordpress 4.5.2.
  • Bugfix : The compatibility error with current Gallery and Portfolio versions has been fixed.

V1.0.6 - 19.04.2016

  • Update : Compatibility with Portfolio by BestWebSoft V2.37 and Portfolio Pro by BestWebSoft V1.0.4.

V1.0.5 - 09.12.2015

  • Bugfix : The bug with plugin menu duplicating was fixed.

V1.0.4 - 03.11.2015

  • Update : Textdomain was changed.
  • Update : We updated all functionality for wordpress 4.3.1.

V1.0.3 - 27.07.2015

  • Update : We updated all functionality for wordpress 4.2.3.

V1.0.2 - 04.06.2015

  • Update : We updated all functionality for wordpress 4.2.2.
  • Update : BWS plugins section was updated.

V1.0.1 - 30.04.2015

  • Update : We updated all functionality for wordpress 4.2.1.

V1.0.0 - 22.01.2015

  • Action: plugin release

I installed the plugin, but the attachment button did not appear in the gallery. Why?

Please make sure Re-attacher plugin is updated to the latest version. Functionality for galleries downloading and displaying in dashboard was updated in the Gallery Free version 4.3.6 (Pro version 1.5.1), and now there is no need to re-attach the images.

Can I use this plugin for custom post types?

Yes, when attaching files from the media library, you will see all post types in the list of available posts.

How do I select multiple files for attaching in the media uploader?

Once the "Select Files" windo appears, please hold down Shift or Ctrl key, and select the files you want to attach.

Can I attach multiple files from the media library page?

Yes, you can. To do so, please use "Bulk Actions" drop-down list and select an action that will be applied to the group of media files at once.

Can I add an attachment button and metabox for my post types?

Unfortunately, this functionality is not available, but if you want you can request a paid customization and provide all the details in a private ticket on our support forum This way, we could develop the functionality that would match all of your requirements.

I have some problems with the plugin's work. What Information should I provide to receive proper support?

Please make sure that the problem hasn't been discussed yet on our forum ( If no, please provide the following data along with your problem's description:

  1. the link to the page where the problem occurs
  2. the name of the plugin and its version. If you are using a pro version - your order number.
  3. the version of your WordPress installation
  4. copy and paste into the message your system status report. Please read more here: Instruction on System Status
Version 1.0.8

Requires WordPress version: 3.8 or higher

Compatible up to: 4.7.2

Last Updated 07 Feb 2017

Date Added: 12 Feb 2015

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