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get_cat_name( int $cat_id )

Retrieve the name of a category from its ID.

Description

Parameters

$cat_id

(int) (Required) Category ID

Return

(string) Category name, or an empty string if category doesn't exist.

Source

File: wp-includes/category.php

function get_cat_name( $cat_id ) {
	$cat_id   = (int) $cat_id;
	$category = get_term( $cat_id, 'category' );
	if ( ! $category || is_wp_error( $category ) ) {
		return '';
	}
	return $category->name;
}

Changelog

Version Description
1.0.0 Introduced.

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https://developer.wordpress.org/reference/functions/get_cat_name