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wp_post_mime_type_where() WP 2.5.0

Convert MIME types into SQL.

No Hooks.

Return

String. The SQL AND clause for mime searching.

Usage

wp_post_mime_type_where( $post_mime_types, $table_alias );
$post_mime_types(string/array) (required)
List of mime types or comma separated string of mime types.
$table_alias(string)
Specify a table alias, if needed.
Default: ''

Code of wp post mime type where: wp-includes/post.php VER 5.0.3

<?php
function wp_post_mime_type_where( $post_mime_types, $table_alias = '' ) {
	$where = '';
	$wildcards = array('', '%', '%/%');
	if ( is_string($post_mime_types) )
		$post_mime_types = array_map('trim', explode(',', $post_mime_types));

	$wheres = array();

	foreach ( (array) $post_mime_types as $mime_type ) {
		$mime_type = preg_replace('/\s/', '', $mime_type);
		$slashpos = strpos($mime_type, '/');
		if ( false !== $slashpos ) {
			$mime_group = preg_replace('/[^-*.a-zA-Z0-9]/', '', substr($mime_type, 0, $slashpos));
			$mime_subgroup = preg_replace('/[^-*.+a-zA-Z0-9]/', '', substr($mime_type, $slashpos + 1));
			if ( empty($mime_subgroup) )
				$mime_subgroup = '*';
			else
				$mime_subgroup = str_replace('/', '', $mime_subgroup);
			$mime_pattern = "$mime_group/$mime_subgroup";
		} else {
			$mime_pattern = preg_replace('/[^-*.a-zA-Z0-9]/', '', $mime_type);
			if ( false === strpos($mime_pattern, '*') )
				$mime_pattern .= '/*';
		}

		$mime_pattern = preg_replace('/\*+/', '%', $mime_pattern);

		if ( in_array( $mime_type, $wildcards ) )
			return '';

		if ( false !== strpos($mime_pattern, '%') )
			$wheres[] = empty($table_alias) ? "post_mime_type LIKE '$mime_pattern'" : "$table_alias.post_mime_type LIKE '$mime_pattern'";
		else
			$wheres[] = empty($table_alias) ? "post_mime_type = '$mime_pattern'" : "$table_alias.post_mime_type = '$mime_pattern'";
	}
	if ( !empty($wheres) )
		$where = ' AND (' . join(' OR ', $wheres) . ') ';
	return $where;
}