wp_delete_category( int $cat_ID ): bool|int|WP_Error

Deletes one existing category.


Parameters

$cat_ID int Required
Category term ID.

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Return

bool|int|WP_Error Returns true if completes delete action; false if term doesn't exist; Zero on attempted deletion of default Category; WP_Error object is also a possibility.


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Source

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

function wp_delete_category( $cat_ID ) {
	return wp_delete_term( $cat_ID, 'category' );
}


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Changelog

Changelog
Version Description
2.0.0 Introduced.

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