add_menu_page ( $page_title, $menu_title, $capability, $menu_slug, $callback = '', $icon_url = '', $position = null )

  • (string) page_title The text to be displayed in the title tags of the page when the menu is selected.
  • (string) menu_title The text to be used for the menu.
  • (string) capability The capability required for this menu to be displayed to the user.
  • (string) menu_slug The slug name to refer to this menu by. Should be unique for this menu page and only include lowercase alphanumeric, dashes, and underscores characters to be compatible with sanitize_key().
  • (callable) callback Optional. The function to be called to output the content for this page.
  • (string) icon_url Optional. The URL to the icon to be used for this menu. * Pass a base64-encoded SVG using a data URI, which will be colored to match the color scheme. This should begin with 'data:image/svg+xml;base64,'. * Pass the name of a Dashicons helper class to use a font icon, e.g. 'dashicons-chart-pie'. * Pass 'none' to leave div.wp-menu-image empty so an icon can be added via CSS.
  • (int|float) position Optional. The position in the menu order this item should appear.
  • (string) The resulting page's hook_suffix.
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Adds a top-level menu page.This function takes a capability which will be used to determine whether or not a page is included in the menu. The function which is hooked in to handle the output of the page must check that the user has the required capability as well.

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add_submenu_page, add_theme_page, add_media_page, add_comments_page, add_menu_classes

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