Fetch wordpress categories.

Now Days WordPress is a popular blogging platform which have many inbuilt functions.For fetching wordpress categories, wordpress provide lots of inbuilt functions like get_categories(), wp_list_categories(), wp_dropdown_categories().

A. get_categories()
Using This function we can fetch wordpress categories.

Fetching categories in string format.

<?php
get_categories(style=list&hide_empty=1);
?>

Fetching categories in object format.

<?php
$options = array('style' => 'list','hide_empty' => 1,);
get_categories($options);
?>

B. wp_list_categories()
Using This function we can fetch wordpress categories in html format.

Fetching categories in string format.

<?php
wp_list_categories(style=list&hide_empty=1);
?>

Fetching categories in object format.

<?php
$options = array('style' => 'list','hide_empty' => 1,);
wp_list_categories($options);
?>

C. wp_dropdown_categories()
Using This function we can fetch wordpress categories in dropdown list box.

Fetching categories in string format.

<?php
wp_dropdown_categories(style=list&hide_empty=1);
?>

Fetching categories in object format.

<?php
$options = array('style' => 'list','hide_empty' => 1,);
wp_dropdown_categories($options);
?>

Enjoy.

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