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nav_menu_items_(post_type_name) filter-hook . WP 3.2.0

Filters the posts displayed in the 'View All' tab of the current post type's menu items meta box.

The dynamic portion of the hook name, $post_type_name, refers to the slug of the current post type.


add_filter( 'nav_menu_items_(post_type_name)', 'filter_function_name_2946', 10, 3 );
function filter_function_name_2946( $posts, $args, $post_type ){
	// filter...

	return $posts;
The posts for the current post type.
An array of WP_Query arguments.
The current post type object for this menu item meta box.


  • Since 4.6.0 Converted the $post_type parameter to accept a WP_Post_Type object.

Where the hook is called

wp-admin/includes/nav-menu.php 548
$posts = apply_filters( "nav_menu_items_{$post_type_name}", $posts, $args, $post_type );

Where the hook is used (in WP core)

Does not used.