add_management_page() wordpress function and usage

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add_management_page( string $page_title, string $menu_title, string $capability, string $menu_slug, callable $function = '', int $position = null )
Add submenu page to the Tools main menu.


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.



(string) (Required) The text to be displayed in the title tags of the page when the menu is selected.


(string) (Required) The text to be used for the menu.


(string) (Required) The capability required for this menu to be displayed to the user.


(string) (Required) The slug name to refer to this menu by (should be unique for this menu).


(callable) (Optional) The function to be called to output the content for this page.

Default value: ”


(int) (Optional) The position in the menu order this item should appear.Default value: null


(string|false) The resulting page’s hook_suffix, or false if the user does not have the capability required.

More Information


add_management_page( 'Custom Permalinks', 'Custom Permalinks', 'manage_options', 'my-unique-identifier', 'custom_permalinks_options_page' );


If you’re running into the »You do not have sufficient permissions to access this page.« message in a `wp_die()` screen, then you’ve hooked too early. The hook you should use is `admin_menu`.

Sample Usage

Example for adding a tool page :

class MyWPTool {
    function __construct() {
           add_action( 'admin_menu', array( $this, 'admin_menu' ) );
    function admin_menu() {
           $hook = add_management_page( 'My WP Tool Page', 'My WP Tool', 'install_plugins', 'mywptool', array( $this, 'admin_page' ), '' );
           add_action( "load-$hook", array( $this, 'admin_page_load' ) );
    function admin_page_load() {
        // ...
    function admin_page() {
        // ...
// Example
add_action ('admin_menu', function () {
    add_management_page('Some page title', 'Title in the menu', 'install_plugins', 'some_unique_string', 'my_custom_page_render_function', '');
function my_custom_page_render_function()
    echo 'This is content of the page';


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