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wp_get_attachment_metadata ›

wp_get_attachment_metadata ( $attachment_id = 0, $unfiltered = false )
Parameters: (2)
  • (int) $attachment_id Attachment post ID. Defaults to global $post.
    Required: No
  • (bool) $unfiltered Optional. If true, filters are not run. Default false.
    Required: No
    Default: false
  • (array|false) { Attachment metadata. False on failure. @type int $width The width of the attachment. @type int $height The height of the attachment. @type string $file The file path relative to `wp-content/uploads`. @type array $sizes Keys are size slugs, each value is an array containing 'file', 'width', 'height', and 'mime-type'. @type array $image_meta Image metadata. }
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Retrieves attachment metadata for attachment ID.


function wp_get_attachment_metadata( $attachment_id = 0, $unfiltered = false ) {
	$attachment_id = (int) $attachment_id;

	$data = get_post_meta( $attachment_id, '_wp_attachment_metadata', true );

	if ( ! $data ) {
		return false;

	if ( $unfiltered ) {
		return $data;

	 * Filters the attachment meta data.
	 * @since 2.1.0
	 * @param array|bool $data          Array of meta data for the given attachment, or false
	 *                                  if the object does not exist.
	 * @param int        $attachment_id Attachment post ID.
	return apply_filters( 'wp_get_attachment_metadata', $data, $attachment_id );