wp_ext2type( string $ext ): string|void

Retrieve the file type based on the extension name.


Parameters

$ext string Required
The extension to search.

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Return

string|void The file type, example: audio, video, document, spreadsheet, etc.


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Source

File: wp-includes/functions.php. View all references

function wp_ext2type( $ext ) {
	$ext = strtolower( $ext );

	$ext2type = wp_get_ext_types();
	foreach ( $ext2type as $type => $exts ) {
		if ( in_array( $ext, $exts, true ) ) {
			return $type;
		}
	}
}


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Changelog

Changelog
Version Description
2.5.0 Introduced.

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