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dropdown_categories() WP 0.71

Deprecated in 2.6.0. It is no longer supported and can be removed in future releases. Use wp_category_checklist() instead.

Legacy function used to generate the categories checklist control.

  • See: wp_category_checklist()

No Hooks.

Return

Nothing (null).

Usage

dropdown_categories( $default, $parent, $popular_ids );
$default(int)
Unused.
Default: 0
$parent(int)
Unused.
Default: 0
$popular_ids(array)
Unused.
Default: array()

Code of dropdown categories: wp-admin/includes/deprecated.php VER 5.1.1

<?php
function dropdown_categories( $default = 0, $parent = 0, $popular_ids = array() ) {
	_deprecated_function( __FUNCTION__, '2.6.0', 'wp_category_checklist()' );
	global $post_ID;
	wp_category_checklist( $post_ID );
}