How to Find Post, Page, Category, or User ID in WordPress

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What is Post, Page, Category & User ID in WordPress

An ID is a unique number which identifies a particular item (post, page, category, user etc) in WordPress database.

So in this article i will show you, how can you find a specific post, page, category or user ID in WordPress.

Let’s start

Find Post ID in WordPress

To find a post ID in WordPress, go to Posts » All Posts then click on the post, which you want to find ID.

Look at the URL, and find post=

The digits after post= is the Post ID.

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In this image the Post ID is 184

Find Page ID in WordPress

To find a page ID in WordPress is similar to find a post ID, but you have to go to Pages » All Pages instead of Posts » All Posts, then click on the page, which you want to find ID, and locate the page ID in the URL, after post= .

In this image the Page ID is 184

Find Category ID in WordPress

To find a category ID in WordPress, simply go to Posts » Categories, then click on the category, which you want to find ID, and locate the category ID in the URL, after category&tag_ID= .

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In this image the Category ID is 13

Find User ID in WordPress

To find a user ID in WordPress, simply go to Users » All Users, then click on the user, which you want to find ID, and locate the user ID in the URL, after user_id= .

In this image the User ID is 16

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