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Last updated by scottD-2 Il y a 8 années et 11 mois.

Assisted by: Waqas.


I am trying to add my custom post types to the At A Glance Menu on my site's WP dashboard. I'd like to see in one quick spot how many of each post type there are, and have a link to the /wp-admin/edit.php?post_type=xxxx page.

My attempt to get this to work was to use the following code, but it did not produce the custom post types in the box as I was expecting. (Code source: hidden link)

add_filter( 'dashboard_glance_items', 'custom_glance_items', 10, 1 );

function custom_glance_items( $items = array() ) {

    $post_types = array( 'post_type_1', 'post_type_2' );
    foreach( $post_types as $type ) {

        if( ! post_type_exists( $type ) ) continue;

        $num_posts = wp_count_posts( $type );
        if( $num_posts ) {
            $published = intval( $num_posts->publish );
            $post_type = get_post_type_object( $type );
            $text = _n( '%s ' . $post_type->labels->singular_name, '%s ' . $post_type->labels->name, $published, 'your_textdomain' );
            $text = sprintf( $text, number_format_i18n( $published ) );
            if ( current_user_can( $post_type->cap->edit_posts ) ) {
                $items[] = sprintf( '%2$s', $type, $text ) . "\n";
            } else {
                $items[] = sprintf( '%2$s', $type, $text ) . "\n";
    return $items;

Is there an easy way to add these custom post types to the At A Glance Menu?


From the code provided, it isn't obvious, but I did change post_type_1, post_type_2 to the slugs in my custom post types.
Should I have used something else?



Languages: Anglais (English )

Timezone: Asia/Karachi (GMT+05:00)

Looks like you need to "echo" items, rather just returning the $items. I will suggest you to take a look at following articles:

- hidden link

However, there's a 3rd party plugin available also, please have a look at


Thanks, the code in the first link worked perfectly to display the CPT in the At a Glance box. All of them were formatted with the default Post icon (looks like a push pin/thumbtack), which I wanted to change. It was easy enough to do by echoing CSS in that function. What I used was this:

//Add Custom Post Types To Your At A Glance Dashboard Widget
add_action( 'dashboard_glance_items', 'cpad_at_glance_content_table_end' );
function cpad_at_glance_content_table_end() {
	echo "<style type='text/css'>
		   #dashboard_right_now li.post_type_1-count a:before {
				content: '\\f126';
				margin-left: -1px;
		   #dashboard_right_now li.post_type_2-count a:before {
				content: '\\f468';
				margin-left: -1px;
			#dashboard_right_now li.post_type_3-count a:before {
				content: '\\f127';
				margin-left: -1px;
    $args = array(
        'public' => true,
        '_builtin' => false
    $output = 'object';
    $operator = 'and';
    $post_types = get_post_types( $args, $output, $operator );
    foreach ( $post_types as $post_type ) {
        $num_posts = wp_count_posts( $post_type->name );
        $num = number_format_i18n( $num_posts->publish );
        $text = _n( $post_type->labels->singular_name, $post_type->labels->name, intval( $num_posts->publish ) );
        if ( current_user_can( 'edit_posts' ) ) {
            $output = '<a href="edit.php?post_type=' . $post_type->name . '">' . $num . ' ' . $text . '</a>';
            echo '<li class="post-count ' . $post_type->name . '-count">' . $output . '</li>';

For anyone looking for this in the future, change post_type_1, post_type_2, post_type_3 in the css to the actual post type name used in the slug.

You can get the content for each post type by right clicking the CPT icon in your WP admin right side menu and selecting Inspect Element. The CSS for that particular post type will include a content number similar to the above code.

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