WordPress | get_category_by_slug() Function

This WordPress function will retrieve category object by category slug. All category information is available in the category object. WordPress | get_category_by_slug() Function.

WordPress | get_category_by_slug() Function

Below is the syntax of get_category_by_slug() Function, how to use in your WordPress plugin or theme file.


Used Parameters:

$slug : (string) (required) The category slug.

Below is an example of get_category_by_slug() function.

Example 1:

Example 2:

Below fucntion will return all the children categories.

Example 3:

Here is another example:

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