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Walker_Nav_Menu_Checklist::start_el() public WP 3.0.0

Start the element output.

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

Hooks from the method
Return

Null. Nothing.

Usage

$Walker_Nav_Menu_Checklist = new Walker_Nav_Menu_Checklist();
$Walker_Nav_Menu_Checklist->start_el( $output, $item, $depth, $args, $id );
$output(string) (required) (passed by reference — &)
Used to append additional content (passed by reference).
$item(WP_Post) (required)
Menu item data object.
$depth(int)
Depth of menu item. Used for padding.
Default: 0
$args(stdClass)
Not used.
Default: null
$id(int)
Not used.
Default: 0

Notes

  • See: Walker_Nav_Menu::start_el()
  • Global. Int. $_nav_menu_placeholder
  • Global. Int/String. $nav_menu_selected_id

Changelog

Since 3.0.0 Introduced.

Code of Walker_Nav_Menu_Checklist::start_el() WP 5.5.1

<?php
public function start_el( &$output, $item, $depth = 0, $args = null, $id = 0 ) {
	global $_nav_menu_placeholder, $nav_menu_selected_id;

	$_nav_menu_placeholder = ( 0 > $_nav_menu_placeholder ) ? intval( $_nav_menu_placeholder ) - 1 : -1;
	$possible_object_id    = isset( $item->post_type ) && 'nav_menu_item' === $item->post_type ? $item->object_id : $_nav_menu_placeholder;
	$possible_db_id        = ( ! empty( $item->ID ) ) && ( 0 < $possible_object_id ) ? (int) $item->ID : 0;

	$indent = ( $depth ) ? str_repeat( "\t", $depth ) : '';

	$output .= $indent . '<li>';
	$output .= '<label class="menu-item-title">';
	$output .= '<input type="checkbox"' . wp_nav_menu_disabled_check( $nav_menu_selected_id, false ) . ' class="menu-item-checkbox';

	if ( ! empty( $item->front_or_home ) ) {
		$output .= ' add-to-top';
	}

	$output .= '" name="menu-item[' . $possible_object_id . '][menu-item-object-id]" value="' . esc_attr( $item->object_id ) . '" /> ';

	if ( ! empty( $item->label ) ) {
		$title = $item->label;
	} elseif ( isset( $item->post_type ) ) {
		/** This filter is documented in wp-includes/post-template.php */
		$title = apply_filters( 'the_title', $item->post_title, $item->ID );
	}

	$output .= isset( $title ) ? esc_html( $title ) : esc_html( $item->title );

	if ( empty( $item->label ) && isset( $item->post_type ) && 'page' === $item->post_type ) {
		// Append post states.
		$output .= _post_states( $item, false );
	}

	$output .= '</label>';

	// Menu item hidden fields.
	$output .= '<input type="hidden" class="menu-item-db-id" name="menu-item[' . $possible_object_id . '][menu-item-db-id]" value="' . $possible_db_id . '" />';
	$output .= '<input type="hidden" class="menu-item-object" name="menu-item[' . $possible_object_id . '][menu-item-object]" value="' . esc_attr( $item->object ) . '" />';
	$output .= '<input type="hidden" class="menu-item-parent-id" name="menu-item[' . $possible_object_id . '][menu-item-parent-id]" value="' . esc_attr( $item->menu_item_parent ) . '" />';
	$output .= '<input type="hidden" class="menu-item-type" name="menu-item[' . $possible_object_id . '][menu-item-type]" value="' . esc_attr( $item->type ) . '" />';
	$output .= '<input type="hidden" class="menu-item-title" name="menu-item[' . $possible_object_id . '][menu-item-title]" value="' . esc_attr( $item->title ) . '" />';
	$output .= '<input type="hidden" class="menu-item-url" name="menu-item[' . $possible_object_id . '][menu-item-url]" value="' . esc_attr( $item->url ) . '" />';
	$output .= '<input type="hidden" class="menu-item-target" name="menu-item[' . $possible_object_id . '][menu-item-target]" value="' . esc_attr( $item->target ) . '" />';
	$output .= '<input type="hidden" class="menu-item-attr-title" name="menu-item[' . $possible_object_id . '][menu-item-attr-title]" value="' . esc_attr( $item->attr_title ) . '" />';
	$output .= '<input type="hidden" class="menu-item-classes" name="menu-item[' . $possible_object_id . '][menu-item-classes]" value="' . esc_attr( implode( ' ', $item->classes ) ) . '" />';
	$output .= '<input type="hidden" class="menu-item-xfn" name="menu-item[' . $possible_object_id . '][menu-item-xfn]" value="' . esc_attr( $item->xfn ) . '" />';
}