get_current_network_id(): int

Retrieves the current network ID.


int The ID of the current network.

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File: wp-includes/load.php. View all references

function get_current_network_id() {
	if ( ! is_multisite() ) {
		return 1;

	$current_network = get_network();

	if ( ! isset( $current_network->id ) ) {
		return get_main_network_id();

	return absint( $current_network->id );

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Version Description
4.6.0 Introduced.

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User Contributed Notes

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    Contributed by Preliot

    Warning: This function returns the site_id and not the expected blog_id in multisite context.

    I was creating a plugin and used get_current_network_id() to get the current network site. It seemed to fail, because it kept returning 1. The solution was to use get_current_blog_id().

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