[wp-hackers] Page Title for Admin Menu

Chris Williams chris at clwill.com
Fri Feb 13 01:25:28 GMT 2009

Despite my overabundant use of the word "really" (which I "really" regret
now :) ), does anybody have any input on this issue?

> From: Chris Williams <chris at clwill.com>
> Reply-To: <wp-hackers at lists.automattic.com>
> Date: Wed, 11 Feb 2009 13:27:16 -0800
> To: <wp-hackers at lists.automattic.com>
> Subject: [wp-hackers] Page Title for Admin Menu
> I am writing a plugin that adds an admin menu page (not submenu).  It does
> this because it¹s really quite a separate thing ‹ a calendar of racing
> events, nothing to do with the WP functions, it¹s really a separate data
> table and everything.  So, it doesn¹t really belong down in ³settings², or
> ³tools².
> This is all good, I have it working with add_menu_page and all is fine.  It
> really only needs one page (like the ³Links² or ³Comments² menu items), it¹s
> just an ³edit events² page.  There is one small problem, and that¹s that the
> HTML page title is null.  It says simply ³[blogname] > -- Wordpress².
> Nothing I put in the $page_title parameter on add_menu_page works.
> If I have a submenu page, it works, but not with just a plain add_menu_page.
> I believe the issue is in get_admin_page_title in
> wp-admin/includes/plugin.php, but I haven¹t debugged it completely.
> My questions are: 1) am I doing something incorrectly that is causing this,
> 2) is this a known issue and I should just chill, or 3) should I figure it
> out and propose a patch?
> Thanks,
> Chris
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