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.
- Login to your WordPress Dashboard
- Now click on the Post link on the Left Sidebar, then click on Categories.
- There would be a list of all your Categories, then click on the category you wish to know its ID.
- Once it opens, view your address bar, it should look something like
- 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.