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_sort_nav_menu_items( object $a, object $b )

This function has been deprecated. Use wp_list_sort() instead.

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.

Sort menu items by the desired key.

Description

Parameters

$a

(object) (Required) The first object to compare

$b

(object) (Required) The second object to compare

Return

(int) -1, 0, or 1 if $a is considered to be respectively less than, equal to, or greater than $b.

Source

File: wp-includes/deprecated.php

function _sort_nav_menu_items( $a, $b ) {
	global $_menu_item_sort_prop;

	_deprecated_function( __FUNCTION__, '4.7.0', 'wp_list_sort()' );

	if ( empty( $_menu_item_sort_prop ) )
		return 0;

	if ( ! isset( $a->$_menu_item_sort_prop ) || ! isset( $b->$_menu_item_sort_prop ) )
		return 0;

	$_a = (int) $a->$_menu_item_sort_prop;
	$_b = (int) $b->$_menu_item_sort_prop;

	if ( $a->$_menu_item_sort_prop == $b->$_menu_item_sort_prop )
		return 0;
	elseif ( $_a == $a->$_menu_item_sort_prop && $_b == $b->$_menu_item_sort_prop )
		return $_a < $_b ? -1 : 1;
	else
		return strcmp( $a->$_menu_item_sort_prop, $b->$_menu_item_sort_prop );
}

Changelog

Version Description
4.7.0 Use wp_list_sort()
3.0.0 Introduced.

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