I'm trying to access the page ID of the child so that I can recursively call the get_children function on that child (to get grandchildren).

    if ($CurrentPage) {
        $args = array(
            'child_of' => $CurrentPage
        $children = get_pages( $args );

        foreach ($children as $key => $value) {
                echo $key.'=>'.$value.'<br />';
        } // End foreach.
    } // End IF. 

I actually get an error: Catchable fatal error: Object of class stdClass could not be converted to string

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The return set of $children is an associative array. So you can get the IDs with:

$children = get_children( $args );

foreach ($children as $k => $v) {
    echo $k;
    // do stuff with $v
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  • If I run foreach $children as $child => $element, and I want to call the ID, I run $child['ID'] = $ID, echo $ID. I'm lost. – AlxVallejo Nov 18 '11 at 19:35
  • In my example, $k is the ID. – GavinR Nov 18 '11 at 20:11
  • Hm, if each $child holds an array of attributes: say ID = page ID, parent = parent ID, I don't believe your syntax makes sense. I'm not asking for the element ID. I'm asking for the specified page ID in the array of get_children (actually, I just switched to get_pages). – AlxVallejo Nov 18 '11 at 20:30
  • $children is an associative array with the page ID as the key, and the page properties the value. Do a print_r($children) for more information. Trust me - $k is the Wordpress Page ID. – GavinR Nov 18 '11 at 20:41
  • My output is like this: [ID] => 124 [post_author] => 1, etc... So if i want to output 124, I need to output $v where $k = ['ID']. Right? – AlxVallejo Nov 18 '11 at 20:48

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