in_category( int|string|array $category, int|object $post = null )

Check if the current post is within any of the given categories.

25 related functions found for: in_category

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Related terms found for this post

wp-parser-related-wordscategori, categories, category, category-template-php, taxonomi, taxonomy, wp-includes
wp-parser-packageTemplate, WordPress

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Terms Used Terms Used

Terms used in the related posts query

  • categori
  • categories
  • category
  • category-template-php
  • taxonomi
  • taxonomy
  • Template
  • wp-includes
  • wp-includes/category-template.php
  • template

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Description Description

The given categories are checked against the post’s categories’ term_ids, names and slugs. Categories given as integers will only be checked against the post’s categories’ term_ids.

Prior to v2.5 of WordPress, category names were not supported. Prior to v2.7, category slugs were not supported. Prior to v2.7, only one category could be compared: in_category( $single_category ). Prior to v2.7, this function could only be used in the WordPress Loop. As of 2.7, the function can be used anywhere if it is provided a post ID or post object.

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Parameters Parameters


(int|string|array) (Required) Category ID, name or slug, or array of said.


(int|object) (Optional) Post to check instead of the current post. (since 2.7.0)

Default value: null

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Return Return

(bool) True if the current post is in any of the given categories.

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Source Source

File: wp-includes/category-template.php


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Changelog Changelog

Version Description
1.2.0 Introduced.

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