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While creating a new node, I'd like to pass a parameter in the URL: node/add/page?plid=123 in order to put the newly created node in this menu item as its child.

I tried to hook_form_alter() the node form but I couldn't populate the menu part, also I'd like to hide this part to the end user as they shouldn't alter it.

Should this be done in a hook_node_insert() with something like this answer: How to enable menu link when creating a new node ?

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hook_node_insert() is probably the place to do this. You'll want to call menu_link_save() to create the menu item, using the $_GET superglobal to retrieve the plid parameter.

function mymodule_node_insert($node) {
  $item = array(
    'link_path' => 'node/' . $node->nid,
    'link_title' => $node->title,
    'plid' => $_GET['plid'],
  );
  if (!menu_link_save($item)) {
    // It has not been possible to save the menu item.
    // Handle this failure case.
  }
}
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