category_exists( int|string $cat_name, int $parent = null )

Check whether a category exists.


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Parameters Parameters

$cat_name

(int|string) (Required) Category name.

$parent

(int) (Optional) ID of parent term.

Default value: null


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Return Return

(mixed)


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Source Source

File: wp-admin/includes/taxonomy.php

function category_exists( $cat_name, $parent = null ) {
	$id = term_exists($cat_name, 'category', $parent);
	if ( is_array($id) )
		$id = $id['term_id'];
	return $id;
}

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Version Description
2.0.0 Introduced.


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