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Warning! This hook has been renamed!

As of WP version 2.3, this hook has been renamed to get_{$taxonomy}.


Applied to the category information that the get_category function looks up, which is basically an array of all the fields in WordPress's category table for a particular category ID.

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WordPress version history for get_category

This database has information for all major versions from WP 1.2.1 through 6.2.

Version File Line Type
2.0.11 wp-includes/functions.php 787 View in context filter
2.1 wp-includes/category.php 155 View in context filter
2.2 wp-includes/category.php 160 View in context filter
2.3 Renamed. See get_{$taxonomy}

Related Hooks

We find related hooks using word stems. get_category has 1 significant word stem(s): category. Note that some of the hooks below may not appear in all versions of WP.