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_get_list_table( string $class, array $args = array() )

This function’s access is marked private. This means it is not intended for use by plugin or theme developers, only in other core functions. It is listed here for completeness.

Fetches an instance of a WP_List_Table class.

Description

Parameters

$class

(string) (Required) The type of the list table, which is the class name.

$args

(array) (Optional) Arguments to pass to the class. Accepts 'screen'.

Default value: array()

Return

(WP_List_Table|bool) List table object on success, false if the class does not exist.

Source

File: wp-admin/includes/list-table.php

function _get_list_table( $class, $args = array() ) {
	$core_classes = array(
		//Site Admin
		'WP_Posts_List_Table'          => 'posts',
		'WP_Media_List_Table'          => 'media',
		'WP_Terms_List_Table'          => 'terms',
		'WP_Users_List_Table'          => 'users',
		'WP_Comments_List_Table'       => 'comments',
		'WP_Post_Comments_List_Table'  => array( 'comments', 'post-comments' ),
		'WP_Links_List_Table'          => 'links',
		'WP_Plugin_Install_List_Table' => 'plugin-install',
		'WP_Themes_List_Table'         => 'themes',
		'WP_Theme_Install_List_Table'  => array( 'themes', 'theme-install' ),
		'WP_Plugins_List_Table'        => 'plugins',
		// Network Admin
		'WP_MS_Sites_List_Table'       => 'ms-sites',
		'WP_MS_Users_List_Table'       => 'ms-users',
		'WP_MS_Themes_List_Table'      => 'ms-themes',
	);

	if ( isset( $core_classes[ $class ] ) ) {
		foreach ( (array) $core_classes[ $class ] as $required ) {
			require_once( ABSPATH . 'wp-admin/includes/class-wp-' . $required . '-list-table.php' );
		}

		if ( isset( $args['screen'] ) ) {
			$args['screen'] = convert_to_screen( $args['screen'] );
		} elseif ( isset( $GLOBALS['hook_suffix'] ) ) {
			$args['screen'] = get_current_screen();
		} else {
			$args['screen'] = null;
		}

		return new $class( $args );
	}

	return false;
}

Changelog

Version Description
3.1.0 Introduced.

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https://developer.wordpress.org/reference/functions/_get_list_table