add_utility_page( string $page_title, string $menu_title, string $capability, string $menu_slug, callable $callback = , string $icon_url =  ): string

This function has been deprecated. Use add_menu_page() instead.

Add a top-level menu page in the ‘utility’ section.


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.

See also


The text to be displayed in the title tags of the page when the menu is selected.
The text to be used for the menu.
The capability required for this menu to be displayed to the user.
The slug name to refer to this menu by (should be unique for this menu).
The function to be called to output the content for this page.


The URL to the icon to be used for this menu.



string The resulting page’s hook_suffix.


function add_utility_page( $page_title, $menu_title, $capability, $menu_slug, $callback = '', $icon_url = '') {
	_deprecated_function( __FUNCTION__, '4.5.0', 'add_menu_page()' );

	global $_wp_last_utility_menu;


	return add_menu_page($page_title, $menu_title, $capability, $menu_slug, $callback, $icon_url, $_wp_last_utility_menu);


4.5.0Use add_menu_page()

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