[wp-hackers] Unexpected behaviour in WP_Query

Peter Westwood peter.westwood at ftwr.co.uk
Wed Feb 4 18:25:07 GMT 2009

On 4 Feb 2009, at 18:22, Sudar Muthu wrote:

>> I think $post->post_category is a fossil from older versions and  
>> doesn't
> serve any purpose.
> If that is the case, then is there a way to retrieve the category  
> of the
> post without using wp_get_post_categories($post->ID); function call?

A post is not necessarily in a single category.

You could do it with some manual SQL probably, but you shouldn't!

Use the API available and call wp_get_post_categories.

Peter Westwood
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