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I'm wanting to custom style the output of this wp_list_pages $children echo, here is the code:

  $children = wp_list_pages("title_li=&child_of=".$post->post_parent."&echo=0");
  $children = wp_list_pages("title_li=&child_of=".$post->ID."&echo=0");
if ($children) { ?>
<ul class="submemu-children">
  <?php echo $children; ?>
<?php } ?>

As you can see I've already added a class to the UL, but what if I want to dig a little deeper and add some markup around the $children in the echo? Any help is greatly appreciated. Thank you!

I would like to achieve something like the following:

<ul class="submenu-children">
<li><i class="icon-something"></i><a href="#">Link</a></li>
<li><i class="icon-something"><a href="#">Link</a></li>
<li><i class="icon-something"><a href="#">Link</a></li>
<li><i class="icon-something"><a href="#">Link</a></li>
<li><i class="icon-something"><a href="#">Link</a></li>

I've temporarily appended the makrup through jQuery, but I would like to know for future reference ideally.

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It will more help if you give example of which markup you want to achieve – Ravinder Kumar Jun 5 '13 at 15:58
Sure will add now :) – rowefx Jun 5 '13 at 16:03
do you want all "<i class="icon-something"></i>" diffrent? – Ravinder Kumar Jun 5 '13 at 16:15
Same is fine... – rowefx Jun 5 '13 at 18:25
check my answer below – Ravinder Kumar Jun 5 '13 at 18:41
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try this

$children = wp_list_pages('title_li=&child_of='.$post->ID.'&echo=0&link_before=<i class="icon-something"></i>');

define link_before property in wp_list_pages

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did you try this code? define link_before parameter in wp_list_pages.by doing that you get you required output. – Ravinder Kumar Jun 5 '13 at 18:39
Will be checking it soon and will update you. Thanks @Ravs. – rowefx Jun 5 '13 at 19:47
Worked great thanks :) – rowefx Jun 5 '13 at 21:36

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