Alert: This function’s access is marked private. This means it is not intended for use by plugin or theme developers, only in other core functions. It is listed here for completeness.

_get_list_table( string $class, array $args = array() )

Fetches an instance of a WP_List_Table class.


Description Description


Parameters Parameters

$class

(string) (Required) The type of the list table, which is the class name.

$args

(array) (Optional) Arguments to pass to the class. Accepts 'screen'.

Default value: array()


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Return Return

(WP_List_Table|bool) List table object on success, false if the class does not exist.


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Source Source

File: wp-admin/includes/list-table.php

function _get_list_table( $class, $args = array() ) {
	$core_classes = array(
		//Site Admin
		'WP_Posts_List_Table'                         => 'posts',
		'WP_Media_List_Table'                         => 'media',
		'WP_Terms_List_Table'                         => 'terms',
		'WP_Users_List_Table'                         => 'users',
		'WP_Comments_List_Table'                      => 'comments',
		'WP_Post_Comments_List_Table'                 => array( 'comments', 'post-comments' ),
		'WP_Links_List_Table'                         => 'links',
		'WP_Plugin_Install_List_Table'                => 'plugin-install',
		'WP_Themes_List_Table'                        => 'themes',
		'WP_Theme_Install_List_Table'                 => array( 'themes', 'theme-install' ),
		'WP_Plugins_List_Table'                       => 'plugins',

		// Network Admin
		'WP_MS_Sites_List_Table'                      => 'ms-sites',
		'WP_MS_Users_List_Table'                      => 'ms-users',
		'WP_MS_Themes_List_Table'                     => 'ms-themes',

		// Privacy requests tables
		'WP_Privacy_Data_Export_Requests_List_Table'  => 'privacy-data-export-requests',
		'WP_Privacy_Data_Removal_Requests_List_Table' => 'privacy-data-removal-requests',
	);

	if ( isset( $core_classes[ $class ] ) ) {
		foreach ( (array) $core_classes[ $class ] as $required ) {
			require_once( ABSPATH . 'wp-admin/includes/class-wp-' . $required . '-list-table.php' );
		}

		if ( isset( $args['screen'] ) ) {
			$args['screen'] = convert_to_screen( $args['screen'] );
		} elseif ( isset( $GLOBALS['hook_suffix'] ) ) {
			$args['screen'] = get_current_screen();
		} else {
			$args['screen'] = null;
		}

		return new $class( $args );
	}

	return false;
}

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Version Description
3.1.0 Introduced.


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