Summery Summery

Returns all navigation menu objects.

Syntax Syntax

wp_get_nav_menus( array $args = array() )

Parameters Parameters


(array) (Optional) Array of arguments passed on to get_terms().

Default value: array()

Return Return

(WP_Term[]) An array of menu objects.

Source Source

File: wp-includes/nav-menu.php

function wp_get_nav_menus( $args = array() ) {
	$defaults = array(
		'taxonomy'   => 'nav_menu',
		'hide_empty' => false,
		'orderby'    => 'name',
	$args     = wp_parse_args( $args, $defaults );

	 * Filters the navigation menu objects being returned.
	 * @since 3.0.0
	 * @see get_terms()
	 * @param WP_Term[] $menus An array of menu objects.
	 * @param array     $args  An array of arguments used to retrieve menu objects.
	return apply_filters( 'wp_get_nav_menus', get_terms( $args ), $args );


Changelog Changelog

Version Description
4.1.0 Default value of the 'orderby' argument was changed from 'none' to 'name'.
3.0.0 Introduced.


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