do_action( "media_upload_{$type}" )

Fires inside specific upload-type views in the legacy (pre-3.5.0) media popup based on the current tab.


The dynamic portion of the hook name, $type, refers to the specific media upload type.

The hook only fires if the current $tab is ‘type’ (From Computer), ‘type_url’ (From URL), or, if the tab does not exist (i.e., has not been registered via the ‘media_upload_tabs’ filter.

Possible hook names include:

  • media_upload_audio
  • media_upload_file
  • media_upload_image
  • media_upload_video

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File: wp-admin/media-upload.php. View all references

do_action( "media_upload_{$type}" );

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Version Description
2.5.0 Introduced.

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