WordPress hook directory
the_category

Description

Applied to the list of categories (an HTML list with links) created by the get_the_category_list function. Filter function arguments: generated HTML text, list separator being used (empty string means it is a default LI list), parents argument to get_the_category_list.

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WordPress version history for the_category

This database has information for all major versions from WP 1.2.1 through 5.1.

Version File Line Type
1.2.1 wp-includes/template-functions-category.php 108 View in context filter
1.5.2 wp-includes/template-functions-category.php 45 View in context filter
1.5.2 wp-includes/template-functions-category.php 96 View in context filter
2.0 wp-includes/template-functions-category.php 45 View in context filter
2.0 wp-includes/template-functions-category.php 96 View in context filter
2.0.11 wp-includes/template-functions-category.php 46 View in context filter
2.0.11 wp-includes/template-functions-category.php 97 View in context filter
2.1 wp-includes/category-template.php 90 View in context filter
2.1 wp-includes/category-template.php 139 View in context filter
2.2 wp-admin/admin-functions.php 708 View in context filter
2.2 wp-admin/categories.php 117 View in context filter
2.2 wp-admin/categories.php 117 View in context filter
2.2 wp-includes/category-template.php 96 View in context filter
2.2 wp-includes/category-template.php 147 View in context filter
2.3 wp-admin/categories.php 113 View in context filter
2.3 wp-admin/includes/template.php 125 View in context filter
2.3 wp-admin/includes/template.php 160 View in context filter
2.3 wp-includes/category-template.php 116 View in context filter
2.3 wp-includes/category-template.php 167 View in context filter
2.5 wp-admin/categories.php 173 View in context filter
2.5 wp-admin/includes/template.php 173 View in context filter
2.5 wp-admin/includes/template.php 198 View in context filter
2.5 wp-admin/includes/template.php 227 View in context filter
2.5 wp-includes/category-template.php 116 View in context filter
2.5 wp-includes/category-template.php 167 View in context filter
2.6 wp-admin/categories.php 197 View in context filter
2.6 wp-admin/includes/template.php 181 View in context filter
2.6 wp-admin/includes/template.php 249 View in context filter
2.6 wp-admin/includes/template.php 284 View in context filter
2.6 wp-includes/category-template.php 119 View in context filter
2.6 wp-includes/category-template.php 170 View in context filter
2.7 wp-admin/categories.php 236 View in context filter
2.7 wp-admin/includes/template.php 424 View in context filter
2.7 wp-admin/includes/template.php 513 View in context filter
2.7 wp-admin/includes/template.php 565 View in context filter
2.7 wp-includes/category-template.php 214 View in context filter
2.7 wp-includes/category-template.php 265 View in context filter
2.8 wp-admin/categories.php 242 View in context filter
2.8 wp-admin/includes/template.php 472 View in context filter
2.8 wp-admin/includes/template.php 565 View in context filter
2.8 wp-admin/includes/template.php 617 View in context filter
2.8 wp-includes/category-template.php 180 View in context filter
2.8 wp-includes/category-template.php 231 View in context filter
2.9 wp-admin/categories.php 247 View in context filter
2.9 wp-admin/includes/template.php 472 View in context filter
2.9 wp-admin/includes/template.php 570 View in context filter
2.9 wp-admin/includes/template.php 622 View in context filter
2.9 wp-includes/category-template.php 180 View in context filter
2.9 wp-includes/category-template.php 231 View in context filter
3.0 wp-admin/edit-tags.php 334 View in context filter
3.0 wp-admin/includes/template.php 209 View in context filter
3.0 wp-admin/includes/template.php 344 View in context filter
3.0 wp-admin/includes/template.php 379 View in context filter
3.0 wp-includes/category-template.php 179 View in context filter
3.0 wp-includes/category-template.php 182 View in context filter
3.0 wp-includes/category-template.php 233 View in context filter
3.1 wp-admin/edit-tags.php 275 View in context filter
3.1 wp-admin/includes/template.php 46 View in context filter
3.1 wp-admin/includes/template.php 183 View in context filter
3.1 wp-admin/includes/template.php 218 View in context filter
3.1 wp-includes/category-template.php 158 View in context filter
3.1 wp-includes/category-template.php 161 View in context filter
3.1 wp-includes/category-template.php 212 View in context filter
3.2 wp-admin/edit-tags.php 275 View in context filter
3.2 wp-admin/includes/template.php 46 View in context filter
3.2 wp-admin/includes/template.php 183 View in context filter
3.2 wp-admin/includes/template.php 218 View in context filter
3.2 wp-includes/category-template.php 158 View in context filter
3.2 wp-includes/category-template.php 161 View in context filter
3.2 wp-includes/category-template.php 212 View in context filter
3.3 wp-admin/edit-tags.php 301 View in context filter
3.3 wp-admin/includes/template.php 46 View in context filter
3.3 wp-admin/includes/template.php 183 View in context filter
3.3 wp-admin/includes/template.php 218 View in context filter
3.3 wp-includes/category-template.php 158 View in context filter
3.3 wp-includes/category-template.php 161 View in context filter
3.3 wp-includes/category-template.php 212 View in context filter
3.4 wp-admin/edit-tags.php 301 View in context filter
3.4 wp-admin/includes/template.php 48 View in context filter
3.4 wp-admin/includes/template.php 196 View in context filter
3.4 wp-admin/includes/template.php 231 View in context filter
3.4 wp-includes/category-template.php 157 View in context filter
3.4 wp-includes/category-template.php 161 View in context filter
3.4 wp-includes/category-template.php 212 View in context filter
3.5 wp-admin/edit-tags.php 301 View in context filter
3.5 wp-admin/includes/template.php 48 View in context filter
3.5 wp-admin/includes/template.php 196 View in context filter
3.5 wp-admin/includes/template.php 231 View in context filter
3.5 wp-includes/category-template.php 157 View in context filter
3.5 wp-includes/category-template.php 161 View in context filter
3.5 wp-includes/category-template.php 212 View in context filter
3.6 wp-admin/edit-tags.php 301 View in context filter
3.6 wp-admin/includes/template.php 48 View in context filter
3.6 wp-admin/includes/template.php 192 View in context filter
3.6 wp-admin/includes/template.php 227 View in context filter
3.6 wp-includes/category-template.php 157 View in context filter
3.6 wp-includes/category-template.php 161 View in context filter
3.6 wp-includes/category-template.php 212 View in context filter
3.7 wp-admin/edit-tags.php 333 View in context filter
3.7 wp-admin/includes/template.php 83 View in context filter
3.7 wp-admin/includes/template.php 239 View in context filter
3.7 wp-admin/includes/template.php 274 View in context filter
3.7 wp-includes/category-template.php 157 View in context filter
3.7 wp-includes/category-template.php 161 View in context filter
3.7 wp-includes/category-template.php 212 View in context filter
3.8 wp-admin/edit-tags.php 340 View in context filter
3.8 wp-admin/includes/template.php 83 View in context filter
3.8 wp-admin/includes/template.php 239 View in context filter
3.8 wp-admin/includes/template.php 274 View in context filter
3.8 wp-includes/category-template.php 157 View in context filter
3.8 wp-includes/category-template.php 161 View in context filter
3.8 wp-includes/category-template.php 212 View in context filter
3.9 wp-admin/edit-tags.php 340 View in context filter
3.9 wp-admin/includes/template.php 85 View in context filter
3.9 wp-admin/includes/template.php 254 View in context filter
3.9 wp-admin/includes/template.php 292 View in context filter
3.9 wp-includes/category-template.php 166 View in context filter
3.9 wp-includes/category-template.php 172 View in context filter
3.9 wp-includes/category-template.php 235 View in context filter
4.0 wp-admin/edit-tags.php 336 View in context filter
4.0 wp-admin/includes/template.php 94 View in context filter
4.0 wp-admin/includes/template.php 277 View in context filter
4.0 wp-admin/includes/template.php 315 View in context filter
4.0 wp-includes/category-template.php 166 View in context filter
4.0 wp-includes/category-template.php 172 View in context filter
4.0 wp-includes/category-template.php 235 View in context filter
4.1 wp-admin/edit-tags.php 338 View in context filter
4.1 wp-admin/includes/template.php 95 View in context filter
4.1 wp-admin/includes/template.php 284 View in context filter
4.1 wp-admin/includes/template.php 322 View in context filter
4.1 wp-includes/category-template.php 165 View in context filter
4.1 wp-includes/category-template.php 171 View in context filter
4.1 wp-includes/category-template.php 234 View in context filter
4.2 wp-admin/edit-tags.php 342 View in context filter
4.2 wp-admin/includes/template.php 104 View in context filter
4.2 wp-admin/includes/template.php 110 View in context filter
4.2 wp-admin/includes/template.php 315 View in context filter
4.2 wp-admin/includes/template.php 356 View in context filter
4.2 wp-includes/category-template.php 165 View in context filter
4.2 wp-includes/category-template.php 171 View in context filter
4.2 wp-includes/category-template.php 234 View in context filter
4.3 wp-admin/edit-tags.php 353 View in context filter
4.3 wp-admin/includes/template.php 104 View in context filter
4.3 wp-admin/includes/template.php 110 View in context filter
4.3 wp-admin/includes/template.php 315 View in context filter
4.3 wp-admin/includes/template.php 356 View in context filter
4.3 wp-includes/category-template.php 172 View in context filter
4.3 wp-includes/category-template.php 178 View in context filter
4.3 wp-includes/category-template.php 241 View in context filter
4.4 wp-admin/edit-tags.php 351 View in context filter
4.4 wp-admin/includes/class-walker-category-checklist.php 99 View in context filter
4.4 wp-admin/includes/class-walker-category-checklist.php 106 View in context filter
4.4 wp-admin/includes/template.php 217 View in context filter
4.4 wp-admin/includes/template.php 258 View in context filter
4.4 wp-includes/category-template.php 175 View in context filter
4.4 wp-includes/category-template.php 191 View in context filter
4.4 wp-includes/category-template.php 254 View in context filter
4.5 wp-admin/edit-tags.php 355 View in context filter
4.5 wp-admin/includes/class-walker-category-checklist.php 99 View in context filter
4.5 wp-admin/includes/class-walker-category-checklist.php 106 View in context filter
4.5 wp-admin/includes/template.php 217 View in context filter
4.5 wp-admin/includes/template.php 258 View in context filter
4.5 wp-includes/category-template.php 175 View in context filter
4.5 wp-includes/category-template.php 191 View in context filter
4.5 wp-includes/category-template.php 254 View in context filter
4.6 wp-admin/edit-tags.php 586 View in context filter
4.6 wp-admin/includes/class-walker-category-checklist.php 99 View in context filter
4.6 wp-admin/includes/class-walker-category-checklist.php 106 View in context filter
4.6 wp-admin/includes/template.php 217 View in context filter
4.6 wp-admin/includes/template.php 258 View in context filter
4.6 wp-includes/category-template.php 175 View in context filter
4.6 wp-includes/category-template.php 191 View in context filter
4.6 wp-includes/category-template.php 254 View in context filter
4.7 wp-admin/edit-tags.php 540 View in context filter
4.7 wp-admin/includes/class-walker-category-checklist.php 99 View in context filter
4.7 wp-admin/includes/class-walker-category-checklist.php 106 View in context filter
4.7 wp-admin/includes/template.php 217 View in context filter
4.7 wp-admin/includes/template.php 258 View in context filter
4.7 wp-includes/category-template.php 136 View in context filter
4.7 wp-includes/category-template.php 152 View in context filter
4.7 wp-includes/category-template.php 215 View in context filter
4.8 wp-admin/edit-tags.php 547 View in context filter
4.8 wp-admin/includes/class-walker-category-checklist.php 99 View in context filter
4.8 wp-admin/includes/class-walker-category-checklist.php 106 View in context filter
4.8 wp-admin/includes/template.php 217 View in context filter
4.8 wp-admin/includes/template.php 258 View in context filter
4.8 wp-includes/category-template.php 132 View in context filter
4.8 wp-includes/category-template.php 148 View in context filter
4.8 wp-includes/category-template.php 211 View in context filter
4.9 wp-admin/edit-tags.php 550 View in context filter
4.9 wp-admin/includes/class-walker-category-checklist.php 99 View in context filter
4.9 wp-admin/includes/class-walker-category-checklist.php 106 View in context filter
4.9 wp-admin/includes/template.php 217 View in context filter
4.9 wp-admin/includes/template.php 258 View in context filter
4.9 wp-includes/category-template.php 132 View in context filter
4.9 wp-includes/category-template.php 148 View in context filter
4.9 wp-includes/category-template.php 211 View in context filter
5.0 wp-admin/edit-tags.php 550 View in context filter
5.0 wp-admin/includes/class-walker-category-checklist.php 99 View in context filter
5.0 wp-admin/includes/class-walker-category-checklist.php 106 View in context filter
5.0 wp-admin/includes/template.php 217 View in context filter
5.0 wp-admin/includes/template.php 258 View in context filter
5.0 wp-includes/category-template.php 132 View in context filter
5.0 wp-includes/category-template.php 148 View in context filter
5.0 wp-includes/category-template.php 211 View in context filter
5.1 wp-admin/edit-tags.php 590 View in context filter
5.1 wp-admin/includes/class-walker-category-checklist.php 102 View in context filter
5.1 wp-admin/includes/class-walker-category-checklist.php 109 View in context filter
5.1 wp-admin/includes/template.php 236 View in context filter
5.1 wp-admin/includes/template.php 284 View in context filter
5.1 wp-includes/category-template.php 136 View in context filter
5.1 wp-includes/category-template.php 152 View in context filter
5.1 wp-includes/category-template.php 220 View in context filter

Related Hooks

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