How to get parent category name in WordPress

This is the common requirement of developers when developing for WordPress is to display custom category name, category URL link, custom category id. if you are creating custom page template where you want show list of parent category.
Here am writing code to display parent category name of WordPress . First it gets the category name of WordPress post, and from it gets the Category ID of its parent then it gets the parent name with get_cat_name() function.

<ul class="cat_list">
    $args = array('orderby' => 'name', 'hierarchical' => 0, 'parent' => 0, 'style' => 'none', 'taxonomy' => 'category', 'hide_empty' => 0, 'depth' => 1, 'title_li' => '');
    foreach(get_categories($args) as $category)
    echo ' <li><a href="' . get_category_link($category->cat_ID) . '" title="' . $category->name . '">' . $category->name . '</a> </li>';

Leave a Reply

Related Posts: You may like

How to Create and get WordPress Custom Field

How to add post from frontend in wordpress without plugin

WordPress Websites Are SEO Friendly Or Not

How to get last insert id in WordPress


Crypto Currency

PHPKIDA provides free online the best real-time crypto market price, news, predictions, index with graphs & historical data for 2000+ coins including bitcoin, ethereum, & altcoins from major cryptocurrency exchanges.

Visite Tool

Icon Generator

PHPKIDA provides free online icon generator. Our icon generator help you to edit, modify, resize and customize icon for your website and applications. Convert to a shap you like add icon border, you can change icon border color, border size, background color, icon shadow, icons color, icon size in your own way and save it as a png image.

Visite Tool

Youtube Video Downloader

PHPKIDA provides Free online YouTube video downloader to download YouTube videos quickly in MP4, 3GP, and more. Search your video and free fast download youtube videos.

Visite Tool

Sign up for weekly update

Milkshake is almost ready. If you're interested in testing it out, then sign up below to get exclusive access.