wp_widgets_add_menu()WP 2.2.0

Appends the Widgets menu to the themes main menu.

No Hooks.

Return

null. Nothing (null).

Usage

wp_widgets_add_menu();

Notes

  • Global. Array. $submenu

Changelog

Since 2.2.0 Introduced.
Since 5.9.3 Don't specify menu order when the active theme is a block theme.

wp_widgets_add_menu() code WP 6.5.4

function wp_widgets_add_menu() {
	global $submenu;

	if ( ! current_theme_supports( 'widgets' ) ) {
		return;
	}

	$menu_name = __( 'Widgets' );
	if ( wp_is_block_theme() || current_theme_supports( 'block-template-parts' ) ) {
		$submenu['themes.php'][] = array( $menu_name, 'edit_theme_options', 'widgets.php' );
	} else {
		$submenu['themes.php'][8] = array( $menu_name, 'edit_theme_options', 'widgets.php' );
	}

	ksort( $submenu['themes.php'], SORT_NUMERIC );
}