get_the_category_by_ID( int $cat_id )

Retrieves category name based on category ID.


Parameters

$cat_id

(int) (Required) Category ID.


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Return

(string|WP_Error) Category name on success, WP_Error on failure.


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Source

File: wp-includes/category-template.php

function get_the_category_by_ID( $cat_id ) { // phpcs:ignore WordPress.NamingConventions.ValidFunctionName.FunctionNameInvalid
	$cat_id   = (int) $cat_id;
	$category = get_term( $cat_id );

	if ( is_wp_error( $category ) ) {
		return $category;
	}

	return ( $category ) ? $category->name : '';
}


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Changelog

Changelog
Version Description
0.71 Introduced.

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