Summery Summery

Filters a menu item’s starting output.

Syntax Syntax

apply_filters( 'walker_nav_menu_start_el', string $item_output, WP_Post $item, int $depth, stdClass $args )

Description Description

The menu item’s starting output only includes $args->before, the opening <a>, the menu item’s title, the closing </a>, and $args->after. Currently, there is no filter for modifying the opening and closing <li> for a menu item.

Parameters Parameters


(string) The menu item's starting HTML output.


(WP_Post) Menu item data object.


(int) Depth of menu item. Used for padding.


(stdClass) An object of wp_nav_menu() arguments.

Source Source

File: wp-includes/class-walker-nav-menu.php


Changelog Changelog

Version Description
3.0.0 Introduced.


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