[wp-hackers] What do the key's mean on wp_attachment_metadata
ryan at concept64.com
Wed Jun 7 12:47:57 GMT 2006
You can see what I mean in the get_post_meta function. It calls another
function called "maybe_unserialize". If you use get_post_meta to
retrieve the data, it'll unserialize the array for you. :-)
Ryan Scheuermann wrote:
> Hi Mark,
> That value is a serialized (string-version) of an array. Those
> numbers are the number of bytes (characters) for the following value.
> To pull the data out, just unserialize the value as an array. If you
> follow me?
> Ryan Scheuermann
> Concept 64, Inc. | Phone: 610.349.0703 | Web: www.concept64.com
> Mark Harwood wrote:
>> Hi there,
>> Im currently trying to rack my brain around the way that a post's
>> attached files work, ive figured out what data needs to be pulled
>> from the database but im stuck on understanding what some of the
>> values in wp_attachment_metadata mean.
>> Below is a link to the wp_attachment_metadata for 3 images uploaded
>> to a post
>> As you can see almost all the key's are the same before the values,
>> apart from two of them s:22 changes to s:23 and s:89 to s:87
>> Why is this? and what do each of these represent?
>> Im just trying to understand them a bit more before i go off and do
>> some regex's to pull out the data i need.
>> Many thanks
>> Mark 'Phunky' Harwood
>> Founder of EuroCSS.NET and mEm-Gaming.co.uk
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