WP_Query::is_category( mixed $category = '' )

Is the query for an existing category archive page?


Description Description

If the $category parameter is specified, this function will additionally check if the query is for one of the categories specified.


Parameters Parameters

$category

(mixed) (Optional) Category ID, name, slug, or array of Category IDs, names, and slugs.

Default value: ''


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Return Return

(bool)


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Source Source

File: wp-includes/class-wp-query.php

	public function is_category( $category = '' ) {
		if ( !$this->is_category )
			return false;

		if ( empty($category) )
			return true;

		$cat_obj = $this->get_queried_object();

		$category = array_map( 'strval', (array) $category );

		if ( in_array( (string) $cat_obj->term_id, $category ) )
			return true;
		elseif ( in_array( $cat_obj->name, $category ) )
			return true;
		elseif ( in_array( $cat_obj->slug, $category ) )
			return true;

		return false;
	}

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Version Description
3.1.0 Introduced.


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