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How to Find Category, Page, Post, Comments ID in WordPress

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An ID in WordPress is a unique number which identifies a particular item in your WordPress MySQL database. A database is used to store and retrieve data from your website. In this post, I will take you through the steps on how to find a category, page, post and comments ID in WordPress.

How to find a Category ID in WordPress

To find a Category ID you need to go to Admin Panel -> Posts -> Categories. You need to click on any category name listed there. WordPress will then open that category in an editor. You will be able to see the category ID in your web browser’s address bar as shown below.

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How to find a Page ID in WordPress

To find a Page ID, you will need to go to Admin Panel -> Pages. You need to click on the page whose ID you want to know about. WordPress will then open that page in an editor. You will be able to see the page ID in your web browser’s address bar as shown below.

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How to find a Post ID in WordPress

To find a Post ID, you need to go to WordPress Admin Panel -> Posts. You will need to click on the post whose ID you want to know. WordPress will then open that post in an editor. You will be able to see the post ID in your web browser’s address bar.

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How to find a Comment ID in WordPress

To find a comment’s ID, you need to go to the Comments section in your WordPress admin panel. You need to click Edit on the comment whose ID you want to know. WordPress will then open that comment in an editor. After this, you will be able to see the post ID in your web browser’s address bar as displayed below.

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