function the_category_ID($echo = true) {}

Return or Print Category ID.


  • bool $echo

Source code

function the_category_ID($echo = true) {

	_deprecated_function( __FUNCTION__, '0.71', 'get_the_category()' );

	// Grab the first cat in the list.

	$categories = get_the_category();

	$cat = $categories[0]->term_id;

	if ( $echo )

		echo $cat;

	return $cat;



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