wp_dropdown_categories


wp_dropdown_categories ( $args = '' )

Parameters:
  • (array|string) args { Optional. Array or string of arguments to generate a categories drop-down element. See WP_Term_Query::__construct() for information on additional accepted arguments. @type string $show_option_all Text to display for showing all categories. Default empty. @type string $show_option_none Text to display for showing no categories. Default empty. @type string $option_none_value Value to use when no category is selected. Default empty. @type string $orderby Which column to use for ordering categories. See get_terms() for a list of accepted values. Default 'id' (term_id). @type bool $pad_counts See get_terms() for an argument description. Default false. @type bool|int $show_count Whether to include post counts. Accepts 0, 1, or their bool equivalents. Default 0. @type bool|int $echo Whether to echo or return the generated markup. Accepts 0, 1, or their bool equivalents. Default 1. @type bool|int $hierarchical Whether to traverse the taxonomy hierarchy. Accepts 0, 1, or their bool equivalents. Default 0. @type int $depth Maximum depth. Default 0. @type int $tab_index Tab index for the select element. Default 0 (no tabindex). @type string $name Value for the 'name' attribute of the select element. Default 'cat'. @type string $id Value for the 'id' attribute of the select element. Defaults to the value of `$name`. @type string $class Value for the 'class' attribute of the select element. Default 'postform'. @type int|string $selected Value of the option that should be selected. Default 0. @type string $value_field Term field that should be used to populate the 'value' attribute of the option elements. Accepts any valid term field: 'term_id', 'name', 'slug', 'term_group', 'term_taxonomy_id', 'taxonomy', 'description', 'parent', 'count'. Default 'term_id'. @type string|array $taxonomy Name of the taxonomy or taxonomies to retrieve. Default 'category'. @type bool $hide_if_empty True to skip generating markup if no categories are found. Default false (create select element even if no categories are found). @type bool $required Whether the `<select>` element should have the HTML5 'required' attribute. Default false. }
Returns:
  • (string) HTML dropdown list of categories.
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Description

Displays or retrieves the HTML dropdown list of categories.The 'hierarchical' argument, which is disabled by default, will override the depth argument, unless it is true. When the argument is false, it will display all of the categories. When it is enabled it will use the value in the 'depth' argument.

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dropdown_categories, wp_dropdown_cats, dropdown_link_categories, wp_dropdown_pages, wp_dropdown_roles

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