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apply_filters( "get_{$meta_type}_metadata", null, $object_id, $meta_key, $single )
Parameters: (4)
  • (mixed) $value The value to return, either a single metadata value or an array of values depending on the value of `$single`. Default null.
    Required: Yes
  • (int) $object_id ID of the object metadata is for.
    Required: Yes
  • (string) $meta_key Metadata key.
    Required: Yes
  • (bool) $single Whether to return only the first value of the specified $meta_key.
    Required: Yes
Defined at:

Short-circuits the return value of a meta field.

The dynamic portion of the hook name, $meta_type, refers to the object type (comment, post, term, or user). Returning a non-null value will short-circuit the return value.


$check = apply_filters( "get_{$meta_type}_metadata", null, $object_id, $meta_key, $single );