apply_filters( "default_{$meta_type}_metadata", mixed $value, int $object_id, string $meta_key, bool $single, string $meta_type )

Filters the default metadata value for a specified meta key and object.


The dynamic portion of the hook, $meta_type, refers to the meta object type (post, comment, term, user, or any other type with an associated meta table).

Possible filter names include:

  • default_post_metadata
  • default_comment_metadata
  • default_term_metadata
  • default_user_metadata



(mixed) The value to return, either a single metadata value or an array of values depending on the value of $single.


(int) ID of the object metadata is for.


(string) Metadata key.


(bool) Whether to return only the first value of the specified $meta_key.


(string) Type of object metadata is for. Accepts 'post', 'comment', 'term', 'user', or any other object type with an associated meta table.


File: wp-includes/meta.php

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5.5.0 Introduced.

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