Private Access Private Access

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.

Summery Summery

Serves as a callback for handling a menu item when its original object is deleted.

Syntax Syntax

_wp_delete_tax_menu_item( int $object_id, int $tt_id, string $taxonomy )

Parameters Parameters


(Optional) The ID of the original object being trashed. Default 0.


(Optional) Term taxonomy ID. Unused.


(Optional) Taxonomy slug.

Source Source

File: wp-includes/nav-menu.php

	$object_id = (int) $object_id;

	$menu_item_ids = wp_get_associated_nav_menu_items( $object_id, 'taxonomy', $taxonomy );

	foreach ( (array) $menu_item_ids as $menu_item_id ) {
		wp_delete_post( $menu_item_id, true );


Changelog Changelog

Version Description
3.0.0 Introduced.


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