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WP_Customize_Manager::add_panel() public WP 4.0.0

Add a customize panel.

{} It's a method of the class: WP_Customize_Manager{}

No Hooks.


WP_Customize_Panel. The instance of the panel that was added.


$WP_Customize_Manager = new WP_Customize_Manager();
$WP_Customize_Manager->add_panel( $id, $args );
$id(WP_Customize_Panel|string) (required)
Customize Panel object, or ID.
Array of properties for the new Panel object. See WP_Customize_Panel::__construct() for information on accepted arguments.
Default: empty array



Since 4.0.0 Introduced.
Since 4.5.0 Return added WP_Customize_Panel instance.

Code of WP_Customize_Manager::add_panel() WP 5.8.1

public function add_panel( $id, $args = array() ) {
	if ( $id instanceof WP_Customize_Panel ) {
		$panel = $id;
	} else {
		$panel = new WP_Customize_Panel( $this, $id, $args );

	$this->panels[ $panel->id ] = $panel;
	return $panel;