function get_the_category_by_ID( $cat_ID ) {}

Retrieve category name based on category ID.


  • int $cat_ID: Category ID.

Return values

returns:Category name.

Source code

function get_the_category_by_ID( $cat_ID ) {

	$cat_ID = (int) $cat_ID;

	$category = &get_category( $cat_ID );

	if ( is_wp_error( $category ) )

		return $category;

	return $category->name;



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