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_wp_delete_orphaned_draft_menu_items() WP 3.0.0

Deletes orphaned draft menu items

  • Global. wpdb. $wpdb WordPress database abstraction object.

No Hooks.

Return

Nothing (null).

Usage

_wp_delete_orphaned_draft_menu_items();

Code of wp delete orphaned draft menu items: wp-admin/includes/nav-menu.php VER 5.0.3

<?php
function _wp_delete_orphaned_draft_menu_items() {
	global $wpdb;
	$delete_timestamp = time() - ( DAY_IN_SECONDS * EMPTY_TRASH_DAYS );

	// Delete orphaned draft menu items.
	$menu_items_to_delete = $wpdb->get_col($wpdb->prepare("SELECT ID FROM $wpdb->posts AS p LEFT JOIN $wpdb->postmeta AS m ON p.ID = m.post_id WHERE post_type = 'nav_menu_item' AND post_status = 'draft' AND meta_key = '_menu_item_orphaned' AND meta_value < %d", $delete_timestamp ) );

	foreach ( (array) $menu_items_to_delete as $menu_item_id )
		wp_delete_post( $menu_item_id, true );
}