wp_read_image_metadata filter-hookWP 2.5.0

Filters the array of meta data read from an image's exif data.


add_filter( 'wp_read_image_metadata', 'wp_kama_read_image_metadata_filter', 10, 5 );

 * Function for `wp_read_image_metadata` filter-hook.
 * @param array  $meta       Image meta data.
 * @param string $file       Path to image file.
 * @param int    $image_type Type of image, one of the `IMAGETYPE_XXX` constants.
 * @param array  $iptc       IPTC data.
 * @param array  $exif       EXIF data.
 * @return array
function wp_kama_read_image_metadata_filter( $meta, $file, $image_type, $iptc, $exif ){

	// filter...
	return $meta;
Image meta data.
Path to image file.
Type of image, one of the IMAGETYPE_XXX constants.
IPTC data.
EXIF data.


Since 2.5.0 Introduced.
Since 4.4.0 The $iptc parameter was added.
Since 5.0.0 The $exif parameter was added.

Where the hook is called

wp-admin/includes/image.php 955
return apply_filters( 'wp_read_image_metadata', $meta, $file, $image_type, $iptc, $exif );

Where the hook is used in WordPress

Usage not found.