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wp_save_image_file() WP 1.0

Saves Image to File

Hooks in function
Return

true/false.

Usage

wp_save_image_file( $filename, $image, $mime_type, $post_id );
$filename(string) (required)
$image(WP_Image_Editor) (required)
$mime_type(string) (required)
$post_id(int) (required)

Code of wp save image file: wp-admin/includes/image-edit.php VER 5.0.3

<?php
function wp_save_image_file( $filename, $image, $mime_type, $post_id ) {
	if ( $image instanceof WP_Image_Editor ) {

		/** This filter is documented in wp-admin/includes/image-edit.php */
		$image = apply_filters( 'image_editor_save_pre', $image, $post_id );

		/**
		 * Filters whether to skip saving the image file.
		 *
		 * Returning a non-null value will short-circuit the save method,
		 * returning that value instead.
		 *
		 * @since 3.5.0
		 *
		 * @param mixed           $override  Value to return instead of saving. Default null.
		 * @param string          $filename  Name of the file to be saved.
		 * @param WP_Image_Editor $image     WP_Image_Editor instance.
		 * @param string          $mime_type Image mime type.
		 * @param int             $post_id   Post ID.
		 */
		$saved = apply_filters( 'wp_save_image_editor_file', null, $filename, $image, $mime_type, $post_id );

		if ( null !== $saved )
			return $saved;

		return $image->save( $filename, $mime_type );
	} else {
		_deprecated_argument( __FUNCTION__, '3.5.0', __( '$image needs to be an WP_Image_Editor object' ) );

		/** This filter is documented in wp-admin/includes/image-edit.php */
		$image = apply_filters( 'image_save_pre', $image, $post_id );

		/**
		 * Filters whether to skip saving the image file.
		 *
		 * Returning a non-null value will short-circuit the save method,
		 * returning that value instead.
		 *
		 * @since 2.9.0
		 * @deprecated 3.5.0 Use wp_save_image_editor_file instead.
		 *
		 * @param mixed           $override  Value to return instead of saving. Default null.
		 * @param string          $filename  Name of the file to be saved.
		 * @param WP_Image_Editor $image     WP_Image_Editor instance.
		 * @param string          $mime_type Image mime type.
		 * @param int             $post_id   Post ID.
		 */
		$saved = apply_filters( 'wp_save_image_file', null, $filename, $image, $mime_type, $post_id );

		if ( null !== $saved )
			return $saved;

		switch ( $mime_type ) {
			case 'image/jpeg':

				/** This filter is documented in wp-includes/class-wp-image-editor.php */
				return imagejpeg( $image, $filename, apply_filters( 'jpeg_quality', 90, 'edit_image' ) );
			case 'image/png':
				return imagepng( $image, $filename );
			case 'image/gif':
				return imagegif( $image, $filename );
			default:
				return false;
		}
	}
}