Create WordPress admin menu

If you want to add menu in wordpress or create a WordPress plugin that need to allow users to change settings from the WordPress dashboard. Adding a WordPress admin menu you allow users to customize your plugin to according to their needs.

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for easily access our plugin setting we create an admin menu in the dashboard. This menu should have fields where users can customize your plugin to fit their exact needs.
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we will Use the WordPress function “add_action” along with “admin_menu” Then pass the function name of your menu.

Function we used for adding menu:

 

Parameter Info :

$page_title :
The text to be displayed in the title tags of the page when the menu is selected.

$menu_title :
The text to be used for the menu.

$capability :
The capability required for this menu to be displayed to the user.

$menu_slug :
The slug name to refer to this menu by. Should be unique for this menu page and only include lowercase alphanumeric, dashes, and underscores characters to be compatible with sanitize_key().

$function :
function is the callback for the function you want to render your actual page.

$icon_url :
The URL to the icon to be used for this menu.

$position :
This is an integer that determines where (height-wise) in the left sidebar your option should appear, 1 being the top, 99 being the bottom.

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