Most of the times, you need to get the ID of any specific category in order to program some stuff or for some plugins such as Widget Logic.
Here is a run through on how to get your categories ID in wordpress.

  1. Login to your WordPress Dashboard
  2. Now click on the Post link on the Left Sidebar, then click on Categories.
  3. There would be a list of all your Categories, then click on the category you wish to know its ID.
  4. Once it opens, view your address bar, it should look something like
    http://oscarmini.com/wp-admin/edit-tags.php?action=edit&taxonomy=category&tag_ID=45&post_type=post

    how to find wordpress category id
  5. From the link above, you must have noted that my id is 45

It’s that easy to locate your the category id of any category in wordpress.

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