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Hi all, for a new plugin I am devleoping I thought I could catch the image upload somehow. My plugin needs to collect all Blobids from all uploaded files this day, though, I am think about a mysql workaround now. Nevertheless, the question is quite interesting for developers and upcoming plugins.

Each editor uses a URL for the upload. So I could look for the matching request like that:

        function match_request($request)
        {
            return ($request=='sceditor-upload'); // or another editor URL
        }
 

Problem is that each plugin has another $request URL. So using my plugin I do not know what the editor URL is and cannot catch the upload "event".

Any idea how to overcome this?

Thanks,
Kai

 

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I am also working to add more custom events .

For now I think you can override qa_create_blob (in qa-app-blobs.php line 66) and qa_db_blob_create (in qa-db-blobs.php line 33)

Then you can use qa_report_event to report any custom events with any additional data.

Hope it may be helpful.
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Nice idea, I didn't think of that :)
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But if you're talking about editors then you mean uploading from situations in which you are posting. Those functions handle all blob creations, not only the ones for posts. EG: Uploading an avatar.
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I think there may be some workrounds. He can test other events like q_post in some places.
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