wp_check_filetype( string $filename, array $mimes = null )

Retrieve the file type from the file name.


Description Description

You can optionally define the mime array, if needed.


Parameters Parameters

$filename

(string) (Required) File name or path.

$mimes

(array) (Optional) Key is the file extension with value as the mime type.

Default value: null


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Return Return

(array) Values with extension first and mime type.


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Source Source

File: wp-includes/functions.php

function wp_check_filetype( $filename, $mimes = null ) {
	if ( empty($mimes) )
		$mimes = get_allowed_mime_types();
	$type = false;
	$ext = false;

	foreach ( $mimes as $ext_preg => $mime_match ) {
		$ext_preg = '!\.(' . $ext_preg . ')$!i';
		if ( preg_match( $ext_preg, $filename, $ext_matches ) ) {
			$type = $mime_match;
			$ext = $ext_matches[1];
			break;
		}
	}

	return compact( 'ext', 'type' );
}

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Version Description
2.0.4 Introduced.


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