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nav_menu_items_(post_type_name)_recent filter-hook . WP 4.3.0

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

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

Possible hook names include:

  • nav_menu_items_post_recent
  • nav_menu_items_page_recent


add_filter( 'nav_menu_items_(post_type_name)_recent', 'filter_function_name_1178', 10, 4 );
function filter_function_name_1178( $most_recent, $args, $box, $recent_args ){
	// filter...

	return $most_recent;
An array of post objects being listed.
An array of WP_Query arguments for the meta box.
Arguments passed to wp_nav_menu_item_post_type_meta_box().
An array of WP_Query arguments for 'Most Recent' tab.


Since 4.3.0 Introduced.
Since 4.9.0 Added the $recent_args parameter.

Where the hook is called

wp-admin/includes/nav-menu.php 560
$most_recent = apply_filters( "nav_menu_items_{$post_type_name}_recent", $most_recent, $args, $box, $recent_args );

Where in WP core the hook is used WordPress

Usage not found.