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How to find page/cat ID

Written by Magnus Jepson on January 8, 2009 Blog.

In this video we show you how to find your category and page ID’s, which is useful for setting theme options or for using when you want to exclude or include with wp_list_categories or wp_list_pages in the template files.

The video will show you that you can find your cat/page ID by hovering over the link on the manage categories/page page in WP admin. You will see the link in your browser statusbar like this:


7 Responses

  1. Morten Leo Andersen
    January 29, 2009 at 11:07 am #

    Is it just me or is there no sound on theis movie?

  2. Magnus Jepson
    January 29, 2009 at 11:08 am #

    There is no sound. Follow the mouse pointer, and repeat 🙂

  3. J.H. Snider
    February 7, 2009 at 6:56 pm #

    No sound! (and, by the way, the written documentation for the themes is mediocre, and certainly doesn’t live up to the expectations derived from the sleek, professional visual appearance of the themes).

  4. Gregg Murray
    February 10, 2009 at 6:24 pm #

    I didn’t understand what was going on. Please add sound to describe what’s happening.

  5. Craig Peters
    February 11, 2009 at 1:56 am #

    I gotta say I’m also pretty surprised at how cryptic this no-sound demo is. I can’t understand what’s going on.

  6. Magnus Jepson
    February 11, 2009 at 2:33 am #

    Sorry for no sound, but if you follow the mouse pointer and see it hovering over the page name, you will see that the status bar at the bottom is showing the page ID.

  7. wellington waters
    February 19, 2009 at 9:08 pm #

    What was that?