media_upload_default_type

Filters the default media upload type in the legacy (pre-3.5.0) media popup.

Description

apply_filters( 'media_upload_default_type', (string) $file ); 

Parameters (1)

0. $file (string) => 'file'
The file.

Usage

To run the hook, copy the example below.
  1. $file = apply_filters( 'media_upload_default_type', $file ); 
  2.  
  3. if ( !empty( $file ) ) { 
  4.  
  5. // everything has led up to this point... 
  6.  
  7.  
The following example is for adding a hook callback.
  1. // define the media_upload_default_type callback 
  2. function filter_media_upload_default_type( $file ) { 
  3. // make filter magic happen here... 
  4. return $file
  5. }; 
  6.  
  7. // add the filter 
  8. add_filter( 'media_upload_default_type', 'filter_media_upload_default_type', 10, 1 ); 
To remove a hook callback, use the example below.
  1. // remove the filter 
  2. remove_filter( 'media_upload_default_type', 'filter_media_upload_default_type', 10, 1 ); 

Defined (1)

The filter is defined in the following location(s).

/controllers/back.php  
  1. $type = apply_filters('media_upload_default_type', 'file');