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function is not described

wp_xmlrpc_server::wp_getMediaItem() public WP 3.1.0

Retrieve a media item by ID

{} It's a method of the class: wp_xmlrpc_server{}

Hooks from the method
Return

Array/IXR_Error. Associative array contains:

  • 'date_created_gmt'
  • 'parent'
  • 'link'
  • 'thumbnail'
  • 'title'
  • 'caption'
  • 'description'
  • 'metadata'

Usage

$wp_xmlrpc_server = new wp_xmlrpc_server();
$wp_xmlrpc_server->wp_getMediaItem( $args );
$args(array) (required)

Method arguments. Note: arguments must be ordered as documented.

  • blog_id(int)
    (unused)

  • username(string)

  • password(string)

  • attachment_id(int)

Changelog

Since 3.1.0 Introduced.

Code of wp_xmlrpc_server::wp_getMediaItem() WP 5.5.3

<?php
public function wp_getMediaItem( $args ) {
	$this->escape( $args );

	$username      = $args[1];
	$password      = $args[2];
	$attachment_id = (int) $args[3];

	$user = $this->login( $username, $password );
	if ( ! $user ) {
		return $this->error;
	}

	if ( ! current_user_can( 'upload_files' ) ) {
		return new IXR_Error( 403, __( 'Sorry, you are not allowed to upload files.' ) );
	}

	/** This action is documented in wp-includes/class-wp-xmlrpc-server.php */
	do_action( 'xmlrpc_call', 'wp.getMediaItem' );

	$attachment = get_post( $attachment_id );
	if ( ! $attachment || 'attachment' !== $attachment->post_type ) {
		return new IXR_Error( 404, __( 'Invalid attachment ID.' ) );
	}

	return $this->_prepare_media_item( $attachment );
}