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Create tabbed navigation for WordPress admin dashboard, the OOP way.

Install

Installation should be done via composer, details of how to install composer can be found at https://getcomposer.org/.

$ composer require typisttech/wp-admin-tabs

You should put all WP Admin Tabs classes under your own namespace to avoid class name conflicts.

Usage

Example

Screenshot example

$adminTabCollection = new AdminTabCollection();
$adminTabCollection->add(
    new AdminTab('Blog', 'https://typist.tech'),
    new AdminTab('Plugins', admin_url('plugins.php')),
    new AdminTab('Users', admin_url('users.php')),
    new AdminTab('Tab A', admin_url('users.php')),
    new AdminTab('Tab B', admin_url('users.php')),
);

// This echos the tabs:
$adminTabCollection->render();

// This returns the HTML string of the tabs:
$html = $adminTabCollection->toHtml();

AdminTab

__construct(string $menuTitle, string $url)

AdminTab constructor.

  • @param string $menuTitle The menu title of this tab.
  • @param string $url The url of this tab.
new AdminTab('Blog', 'https://typist.tech');

new AdminTab('Blog', admin_url('plugins.php'));

AdminTabCollection

add(AdminTab ...$adminTabs)

Add admin tabs.

  • @param AdminTab[] ...$adminTabs Admin tabs to be added.
$adminTabCollection = new AdminTabCollection();

// Add single admin tab.
$adminTabCollection->add(
    new AdminTab('Users', admin_url('users.php'))
);

// Add multiple admin tabs.
$adminTabCollection->add(
    new AdminTab('Blog', 'https://typist.tech'),
    new AdminTab('Plugins', admin_url('plugins.php'))
);

render()

Render the tabs with echo.

$adminTabCollection = new AdminTabCollection();
$adminTabCollection->add(
    new AdminTab('Blog', 'https://typist.tech'),
    new AdminTab('Plugins', admin_url('plugins.php')),
    new AdminTab('Users', admin_url('users.php'))
);

$adminTabCollection->render();

toHtml(): string

Converts the tabs to HTML string without echo.

$adminTabCollection = new AdminTabCollection();
$adminTabCollection->add(
    new AdminTab('Blog', 'https://typist.tech'),
    new AdminTab('Plugins', admin_url('plugins.php')),
    new AdminTab('Users', admin_url('users.php'))
);

$adminTabCollection->toHtml();

Frequently Asked Questions

Is this a plugin?

No, this is a package that should be part of your plugin.

What to do when wp.org plugin team tell me to clean up the vendor folder?

Re-install packages via the following command. This package exports only necessary files to dist.

$ composer install --no-dev --prefer-dist --optimize-autoloader

Can two different plugins use this package at the same time?

Yes, if put all WP Admin Tabs classes under your own namespace to avoid class name conflicts.

Do you have real life examples that use this package?

Here you go:

Add your own plugin here

It looks awesome. Where can I find some more goodies like this?

Support

Love wp-admin-tabs? Help me maintain it, a donation here can help with it.

Why don't you hire me?

Ready to take freelance WordPress jobs. Contact me via the contact form here or, via email [email protected]

Want to help in other way? Want to be a sponsor?

Contact: Tang Rufus

Developing

To setup a developer workable version you should run these commands:

$ composer create-project --keep-vcs --no-install typisttech/wp-admin-tabs:dev-master
$ cd wp-admin-tabs
$ composer install

Running the Tests

WP Admin Tabs run tests on Codeception and relies wp-browser to provide WordPress integration. Before testing, you have to install WordPress locally and add a codeception.yml file. See *.suite.example.yml for Local by Flywheel configuration examples.

Actually run the tests:

$ composer test

We also test all PHP files against PSR-2: Coding Style Guide and part of the WordPress coding standard.

Check the code style with $ composer check-style.

Feedback

Please provide feedback! We want to make this package useful in as many projects as possible. Please submit an issue and point out what you do and don't like, or fork the project and make suggestions. No issue is too small.

Change log

Please see CHANGELOG for more information on what has changed recently.

Security

If you discover any security related issues, please email [email protected] instead of using the issue tracker.

Contributing

Please see CONTRIBUTING and CODE_OF_CONDUCT for details.

Credits

WP Admin Tabs is a Typist Tech project and maintained by Tang Rufus, freelance developer for hire.

Full list of contributors can be found here.

License

WP Admin Tabs is licensed under the GPLv2 (or later) from the Free Software Foundation. Please see License File for more information.