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wp_ext2type( string $ext )

Retrieve the file type based on the extension name.

Description

Parameters

$ext

(string) (Required) The extension to search.

Return

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

Source

File: wp-includes/functions.php

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

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

Changelog

Version Description
2.5.0 Introduced.

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Licensed under the GNU GPLv2+ License.
https://developer.wordpress.org/reference/functions/wp_ext2type