apply_filters( “{$action}_overrides”, array|false $overrides, array $file )

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Filters the override parameters for a file before it is uploaded to WordPress.


The dynamic portion of the hook name, $action, refers to the post action.

Possible hook names include:

  • wp_handle_sideload_overrides
  • wp_handle_upload_overrides


An array of override parameters for this file. Boolean false if none are provided. See _wp_handle_upload().
Reference to a single element from $_FILES.
  • name string
    The original name of the file on the client machine.
  • type string
    The mime type of the file, if the browser provided this information.
  • tmp_name string
    The temporary filename of the file in which the uploaded file was stored on the server.
  • size int
    The size, in bytes, of the uploaded file.
  • error int
    The error code associated with this file upload.


$overrides = apply_filters( "{$action}_overrides", $overrides, $file );



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