function hook_file_insert

Respond to a file being added.

This hook is called after a file has been added to the database. The hook doesn't distinguish between files created as a result of a copy or those created by an upload.


$file: The file that has been added.

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2 functions implement hook_file_insert()

Note: this list is generated by pattern matching, so it may include some functions that are not actually implementations of this hook.

entity_crud_hook_test_file_insert in drupal/modules/simpletest/tests/entity_crud_hook_test.module
Implements hook_file_insert().
file_test_file_insert in drupal/modules/simpletest/tests/file_test.module
Implements hook_file_insert().
1 invocation of hook_file_insert()
file_save in drupal/includes/
Saves a file object to the database.


drupal/modules/system/system.api.php, line 2904
Hooks provided by Drupal core and the System module.


function hook_file_insert($file) {

  // Add a message to the log, if the file is a jpg
  $validate = file_validate_extensions($file, 'jpg');
  if (empty($validate)) {
    watchdog('file', 'A jpg has been added.');