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_wp_image_meta_replace_original() WP 5.3.0

Updates the attached file and image meta data when the original image was edited.

This is an internal function for using it by WP core itself. It's not recommended to use this function in your code.

No Hooks.


Array. The updated image meta data.


_wp_image_meta_replace_original( $saved_data, $original_file, $image_meta, $attachment_id );
$saved_data(array) (required)
The data returned from WP_Image_Editor after successfully saving an image.
$original_file(string) (required)
Path to the original file.
$image_meta(array) (required)
The image meta data.
$attachment_id(int) (required)
The attachment post ID.


Since 5.3.0 Introduced.

Code of _wp_image_meta_replace_original() WP 5.8.2

function _wp_image_meta_replace_original( $saved_data, $original_file, $image_meta, $attachment_id ) {
	$new_file = $saved_data['path'];

	// Update the attached file meta.
	update_attached_file( $attachment_id, $new_file );

	// Width and height of the new image.
	$image_meta['width']  = $saved_data['width'];
	$image_meta['height'] = $saved_data['height'];

	// Make the file path relative to the upload dir.
	$image_meta['file'] = _wp_relative_upload_path( $new_file );

	// Store the original image file name in image_meta.
	$image_meta['original_image'] = wp_basename( $original_file );

	return $image_meta;