function has_category( $category = '', $post = null ) {}

Check if the current post has any of given category.


  • string|int|array $tag: Optional. The category name/term_id/slug or array of them to check for.
  • int|object $post: Optional. Post to check instead of the current post.
  • $category

Return values

returns:True if the current post has any of the given categories (or any category, if no category specified).

Source code

function has_category( $category = '', $post = null ) {

	return has_term( $category, 'category', $post );



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