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Wordpress: get name by ID
Sarah Atkinson




msg:4051454
 4:19 pm on Dec 30, 2009 (gmt 0)

I'm working on building a site using Wordpress as the CMS.
I have categories of 'complex' and 'units'
On the units single page I want to display the Complex that it goes to. I have the complex id defined in a custom field. But I don't know how to get the complex name by using that id.

 

Sarah Atkinson




msg:4051477
 4:43 pm on Dec 30, 2009 (gmt 0)

Ok i figured it out. I used the function
$complex_array= get_post( $complex_id, 'ARRAY_A');

and then got it with
$complex_array[post_title];

I wish the ref for wordpress functions was better. it's search function and navigation sucks.

ergophobe




msg:4051588
 6:59 pm on Dec 30, 2009 (gmt 0)

Glad you sorted it. I know what you mean.

site:codex.wordpress.org function_name

search is your friend.

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