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  • Resolved TulsaWeb


    I’ve created a custom post type which I want to edit in the dashboard, but not show as a choice in menus.

    when using register_post_type() I must choose

    show_in_menu => true

    to see an edit tab in the dashboard but then it is also available in menus.

    If I choose:

    show_ui => true,
    show_in_menu => false,

    There is no edit page in the dashboard.

    Perhaps a bug?

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  • Check out this blog post, I think this will help.

    Thanks, LBT.

    I see my error now. I wanted the UI to show to edit the post type, but I didn’t want the post type to show as a choice when adding items to menus.

    show_in_menu wasn’t the right argument. show_in_nav_menus had no effect.

    Instead, public = false and show_ui = true did the job. show_in_menu was not needed.

    Thanks again.

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