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has_category ›

Since3.1.0
Deprecatedn/a
has_category ( $category = '', $post = null )
Parameters: (2)
  • (string|int|array) $category Optional. The category name/term_id/slug, or an array of them to check for. Default empty.
    Required: No
    Default: (empty)
  • (int|object) $post Optional. Post to check instead of the current post.
    Required: No
    Default: null
Returns:
  • (bool) True if the current post has any of the given categories (or any category, if no category specified). False otherwise.
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Checks if the current post has any of given category.

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. If no categories are given, determines if post has any categories.


Source

function has_category( $category = '', $post = null ) {
	return has_term( $category, 'category', $post );
}