parent_file

Filters the parent file of an admin menu sub-menu item.

Description

apply_filters( 'parent_file', (string) $parent_file ); 

Allows plugins to move sub-menu items around.

Parameters (1)

0. $parent_file (string)
The parent file.

Usage

To run the hook, copy the example below.
  1. $parent_file = apply_filters( 'parent_file', $parent_file ); 
  2.  
  3. if ( !empty( $parent_file ) ) { 
  4.  
  5. // everything has led up to this point... 
  6.  
  7.  
The following example is for adding a hook callback.
  1. // define the parent_file callback 
  2. function filter_parent_file( $parent_file ) { 
  3. // make filter magic happen here... 
  4. return $parent_file
  5. }; 
  6.  
  7. // add the filter 
  8. add_filter( 'parent_file', 'filter_parent_file', 10, 1 ); 
To remove a hook callback, use the example below.
  1. // remove the filter 
  2. remove_filter( 'parent_file', 'filter_parent_file', 10, 1 ); 

Defined (1)

The filter is defined in the following location(s).

/wp-admin/menu-header.php  
  1. $parent_file = apply_filters( 'parent_file', $parent_file );