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Since2.9.0
Deprecatedn/a
add_metadata ( $meta_type, $object_id, $meta_key, $meta_value, $unique = false )
Parameters: (5)
  • (string) $meta_type Type of object metadata is for (e.g., comment, post, or user)
    Required: Yes
  • (int) $object_id ID of the object metadata is for
    Required: Yes
  • (string) $meta_key Metadata key
    Required: Yes
  • (mixed) $meta_value Metadata value. Must be serializable if non-scalar.
    Required: Yes
  • (bool) $unique Optional, default is false. Whether the specified metadata key should be unique for the object. If true, and the object already has a value for the specified metadata key, no change will be made.
    Required: No
    Default: false
Returns:
  • (int|false) The meta ID on success, false on failure.
Defined at:
Codex:

Add metadata for the specified object.



Source

function add_metadata( $meta_type, $object_id, $meta_key, $meta_value, $unique = false ) {
	global $wpdb;

	if ( ! $meta_type || ! $meta_key || ! is_numeric( $object_id ) ) {
		return false;
	}

	$object_id = absint( $object_id );
	if ( ! $object_id ) {
		return false;
	}

	$table = _get_meta_table( $meta_type );
	if ( ! $table ) {
		return false;
	}

	$meta_subtype = get_object_subtype( $meta_type, $object_id );

	$column = sanitize_key( $meta_type . '_id' );

	// expected_slashed ($meta_key)
	$meta_key   = wp_unslash( $meta_key );
	$meta_value = wp_unslash( $meta_value );
	$meta_value = sanitize_meta( $meta_key, $meta_value, $meta_type, $meta_subtype );

	/**
	 * Filters whether to add metadata of a specific type.
	 *
	 * The dynamic portion of the hook, `$meta_type`, refers to the meta
	 * object type (comment, post, or user). Returning a non-null value
	 * will effectively short-circuit the function.
	 *
	 * @since 3.1.0
	 *
	 * @param null|bool $check      Whether to allow adding metadata for the given type.
	 * @param int       $object_id  Object ID.
	 * @param string    $meta_key   Meta key.
	 * @param mixed     $meta_value Meta value. Must be serializable if non-scalar.
	 * @param bool      $unique     Whether the specified meta key should be unique
	 *                              for the object. Optional. Default false.
	 */
	$check = apply_filters( "add_{$meta_type}_metadata", null, $object_id, $meta_key, $meta_value, $unique );
	if ( null !== $check ) {
		return $check;
	}

	if ( $unique && $wpdb->get_var(
		$wpdb->prepare(
			"SELECT COUNT(*) FROM $table WHERE meta_key = %s AND $column = %d",
			$meta_key, $object_id
		)
	) ) {
		return false;
	}

	$_meta_value = $meta_value;
	$meta_value  = maybe_serialize( $meta_value );

	/**
	 * Fires immediately before meta of a specific type is added.
	 *
	 * The dynamic portion of the hook, `$meta_type`, refers to the meta
	 * object type (comment, post, or user).
	 *
	 * @since 3.1.0
	 *
	 * @param int    $object_id  Object ID.
	 * @param string $meta_key   Meta key.
	 * @param mixed  $meta_value Meta value.
	 */
	do_action( "add_{$meta_type}_meta", $object_id, $meta_key, $_meta_value );

	$result = $wpdb->insert(
		$table, array(
			$column      => $object_id,
			'meta_key'   => $meta_key,
			'meta_value' => $meta_value,
		)
	);

	if ( ! $result ) {
		return false;
	}

	$mid = (int) $wpdb->insert_id;

	wp_cache_delete( $object_id, $meta_type . '_meta' );

	/**
	 * Fires immediately after meta of a specific type is added.
	 *
	 * The dynamic portion of the hook, `$meta_type`, refers to the meta
	 * object type (comment, post, or user).
	 *
	 * @since 2.9.0
	 *
	 * @param int    $mid        The meta ID after successful update.
	 * @param int    $object_id  Object ID.
	 * @param string $meta_key   Meta key.
	 * @param mixed  $meta_value Meta value.
	 */
	do_action( "added_{$meta_type}_meta", $mid, $object_id, $meta_key, $_meta_value );

	return $mid;
}