function sanitize_category( $category, $context = 'display' ) {}

Sanitizes category data based on context.


  • object|array $category: Category data
  • string $context: Optional. Default is ‘display’.

Return values

returns:Same type as $category with sanitized data for safe use.

Source code

function sanitize_category( $category, $context = 'display' ) {

	return sanitize_term( $category, 'category', $context );



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