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Function Reference/has category

Description

Check if the current post has any of the given categories. The given categories are checked against the post's categories' term_ids, names and slugs. Categories given as integers will only be checked against the post's categories' term_ids.

If no categories are given, determines if post has any categories.

Usage

<?php has_category$category$post ); ?>

Parameters

$category
(mixed) (optional) The category name, term_id or slug. Also accepts an array of category names, term ids and slugs
Default: None
$post
(object) (optional) Post to check instead of the current post.
Default: Current post

Return Values

(boolean) 
True if the current post has any of the the given categories (or any category, if no category specified), false otherwise.

Changelog

Since: 3.1.0

Source File

has_category() is located in wp-includes/category-template.php.

Related

See also index of Function Reference and index of Template Tags.