function get_category_by_slug( $slug ) {}

Retrieve category object by category slug.


  • string $slug: The category slug.

Return values

returns:data object

Source code

function get_category_by_slug( $slug  ) {

	$category = get_term_by( 'slug', $slug, 'category' );

	if ( $category )

		_make_cat_compat( $category );

	return $category;



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