Thanks to One Night Site for recommending NKMImageField! (Apparently a few months ago, but it didn’t turn up on our radar until today.) I hope they’ll like the updated version even better. See the rest of the 14 image-related Wordpress plugins they recommend.
I spent this evening working on my Wordpress plugin, NKMImageField, fixing most of the bugs mentioned in the previous comment thread. The result is NKMImageField v0.6, which is now available for download from the Wordpress plugins site.
If you aren’t familiar with the plugin, it duplicates the image management dialogue to permit you to attach images to a post as metadata using a simple graphical interface — instead of having to locate, copy, and paste the URL into a custom field.
The new version allows fields to be accessed properly outside the Wordpress Loop as well as on archive …
UPDATE 12/15/09: With the release of version 0.6, I’m closing comments on this post. Please continue discussion over at the release announcement post.
Have you ever wanted to add a custom field to a Wordpress post or page that contained an image URL — for instance, to use in a template?
You’ve probably noticed that it’s a real pain in the rear: you have to find the URL for the image and then copy and paste it into a field. …