Deprecated Deprecated

This function has been deprecated. Use image_resize() instead.

Summery Summery

This was once used to create a thumbnail from an Image given a maximum side size.

Syntax Syntax

wp_create_thumbnail( mixed $file, int $max_side, mixed $deprecated = '' )

Parameters Parameters


(mixed) (Required) Filename of the original image, Or attachment ID.


(int) (Required) Maximum length of a single side for the thumbnail.


(mixed) (Optional) Never used.

Default value: ''

Return Return

(string) Thumbnail path on success, Error string on failure.

Source Source

File: wp-admin/includes/deprecated.php

function wp_create_thumbnail( $file, $max_side, $deprecated = '' ) {
	_deprecated_function( __FUNCTION__, '3.5.0', 'image_resize()' );
	return apply_filters( 'wp_create_thumbnail', image_resize( $file, $max_side, $max_side ) );


Changelog Changelog

Version Description
3.5.0 Use image_resize()
1.2.0 Introduced.

See also See also


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