add_comments_page( string $page_title, string $menu_title, string $capability, string $menu_slug, callable $callback = '', int $position = null ): string|false

Adds a submenu page to the Comments main menu.


This function takes a capability which will be used to determine whether or not a page is included in the menu.

The function which is hooked in to handle the output of the page must check that the user has the required capability as well.

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$page_title string Required
The text to be displayed in the title tags of the page when the menu is selected.
$menu_title string Required
The text to be used for the menu.
$capability string Required
The capability required for this menu to be displayed to the user.
$menu_slug string Required
The slug name to refer to this menu by (should be unique for this menu).
$callback callable Optional
The function to be called to output the content for this page.

Default: ''

$position int Optional
The position in the menu order this item should appear.

Default: null

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string|false The resulting page's hook_suffix, or false if the user does not have the capability required.

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File: wp-admin/includes/plugin.php. View all references

function add_comments_page( $page_title, $menu_title, $capability, $menu_slug, $callback = '', $position = null ) {
	return add_submenu_page( 'edit-comments.php', $page_title, $menu_title, $capability, $menu_slug, $callback, $position );

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Version Description
5.3.0 Added the $position parameter.
2.7.0 Introduced.

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User Contributed Notes

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    Contributed by Codex

    Add admin page under Comments menu

    add_action('admin_menu', 'wpdocs_my_plugin_menu');
    function wpdocs_my_plugin_menu() {
        add_comments_page( __( 'My Plugin Comments', 'textdomain' ), __( 'My Plugin Comments', 'textdomain' ), 'read', 'my-unique-identifier', 'my_plugin_function' );

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