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add_theme_page() WP 1.0

Add submenu page to the Appearance main menu.

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.

Works based on: add_submenu_page()

No Hooks.


false/String. The resulting page's hook_suffix, or false if the user does not have the capability required.


add_theme_page( $page_title, $menu_title, $capability, $menu_slug, $function );
$page_title(string) (required)
The text to be displayed in the title tags of the page when the menu is selected.
$menu_title(string) (required)
The text to be used for the menu.
$capability(string) (required)
The capability required for this menu to be displayed to the user.
$menu_slug(string) (required)
The slug name to refer to this menu by (should be unique for this menu).
The function to be called to output the content for this page.
Default: ''


Since 2.0.0 Introduced.

Code of add theme page: wp-admin/includes/plugin.php WP 5.2.4

function add_theme_page( $page_title, $menu_title, $capability, $menu_slug, $function = '' ) {
	return add_submenu_page( 'themes.php', $page_title, $menu_title, $capability, $menu_slug, $function );

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From tag: Admin menu (admin panel)

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