get_block_categories

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Summery Summery

Returns all the block categories that will be shown in the block editor.

Syntax Syntax

get_block_categories( WP_Post $post )

Parameters Parameters

$post

(WP_Post) (Required) Post object.

Return Return

(array[]) Array of block categories.

Source Source

File: wp-admin/includes/post.php

function get_block_categories( $post ) {
	$default_categories = array(
		array(
			'slug'  => 'text',
			'title' => _x( 'Text', 'block category' ),
			'icon'  => null,
		),
		array(
			'slug'  => 'media',
			'title' => _x( 'Media', 'block category' ),
			'icon'  => null,
		),
		array(
			'slug'  => 'design',
			'title' => _x( 'Design', 'block category' ),
			'icon'  => null,
		),
		array(
			'slug'  => 'widgets',
			'title' => _x( 'Widgets', 'block category' ),
			'icon'  => null,
		),
		array(
			'slug'  => 'embed',
			'title' => _x( 'Embeds', 'block category' ),
			'icon'  => null,
		),
		array(
			'slug'  => 'reusable',
			'title' => _x( 'Reusable Blocks', 'block category' ),
			'icon'  => null,
		),
	);

	/**
	 * Filter the default array of block categories.
	 *
	 * @since 5.0.0
	 *
	 * @param array[] $default_categories Array of block categories.
	 * @param WP_Post $post               Post being loaded.
	 */
	return apply_filters( 'block_categories', $default_categories, $post );
}

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Version Description
5.0.0 Introduced.

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