get_cat_name( int $cat_id ): string

Retrieves the name of a category from its ID.

Parameters

$cat_id

int

Required

Category ID.

Return

string Category name, or an empty string if the category doesn"t exist.

Source

File: wp-includes/category.php.

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function get_cat_name( $cat_id ) {

$cat_id = (int) $cat_id;

$category = get_term( $cat_id, "category" );

if ( ! $category || is_wp_error( $category ) ) {

return "";

}

return $category->name;

}

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