wp_delete_category( int $cat_ID )

Deletes one existing category.

Description Description

Parameters Parameters


(int) (Required) Category term ID.

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Return Return

(bool|int|WP_Error) Returns true if completes delete action; false if term doesn't exist; Zero on attempted deletion of default Category; WP_Error object is also a possibility.

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Source Source

File: wp-includes/taxonomy.php

function wp_delete_category( $cat_ID ) {
	return wp_delete_term( $cat_ID, 'category' );

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Version Description
2.0.0 Introduced.

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