How to get the list of post categories I have this but it returns only one category and the entire list?

$categories = get_categories();
foreach($categories as $category) {
   echo 'term_id) . '">'  .$category->name .$category->term_id.  '';
  • Are you trying to get just the categories the current post is in?
    – WebElaine
    Aug 18, 2022 at 20:21
  • yes, i want to get category list
    – Jhon Fer
    Aug 18, 2022 at 21:31

1 Answer 1


To get categories assigned to the current post, use get_the_category().

get_categories() is designed to get a list of all categories on the site.

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