[wp-trac] [WordPress Trac] #8673: Missing capability to override Walker_Page

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Fri Dec 19 01:34:59 GMT 2008

#8673: Missing capability to override Walker_Page
 Reporter:  MikeLittle   |       Owner:  anonymous
     Type:  enhancement  |      Status:  new      
 Priority:  normal       |   Milestone:  2.8      
Component:  Template     |     Version:  2.7      
 Severity:  normal       |    Keywords:  haspatch 
 Summery: '''PATCH''' to add the ability to override Walker_Page and

 I noticed that unlike the Comment Walker which can be overridden by a user
 supplied object, there is no way to override the page walker (Walker_Page)
 or the dropdown page walker (Walker_PageDropdown).

 Attached is a patch which adds the ability to supply your own walker
 objects to both functions.
 It uses the same method as for Walker_Comment (a instantiated class
 supplied to the wp_list_pages() or wp_dropdown_pages() function call.

 Note: The method of checking for the added parameters was different for
 wp_dropdown_pages(), for some reason it does not pass the (fixed)
 parameters to walk_page_dropdown_tree() unlike those passed to

Ticket URL: <http://trac.wordpress.org/ticket/8673>
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