InMotion Hosting Support Center

If you need to obtain the post ID from your posts, you can easily use the get_the_ID() WordPress function. In this article, we will introduce you to the get_the_ID() function.

This function can only be used inside the WordPress loop.

Basic usage

<?php get_the_ID(); ?>

This function does not have any parameters that can be called within it. It simply returns the post ID exactly as it is.


$postid = get_the_ID();
echo $postid;

In this example, we use the get_the_ID() function to get the post ID, and assign it to the $postid variable. Then, we display the contents of the $postid variable using the PHP echo command.


For more information on the get_the_ID() function, take a look at the get_the_ID() WordPress Codex page.

Support Center Login

Our Login page has moved, Click the button below to be taken to the login page.

Social Media Login

Social Login Joomla

Related Questions

Here are a few questions related to this article that our customers have asked:
Ooops! It looks like there are no questions about this page.
Would you like to ask a question about this page? If so, click the button below!
Ask a Question

Post a Comment

Email Address:
Phone Number:

Please note: Your name and comment will be displayed, but we will not show your email address.

0 Questions & Comments

Post a comment

Back to first comment | top

Need more Help?


Ask the Community!

Get help with your questions from our community of like-minded hosting users and InMotion Hosting Staff.

Current Customers

Chat: Click to Chat Now E-mail:
Call: 888-321-HOST (4678) Ticket: Submit a Support Ticket

Not a Customer?

Get web hosting from a company that is here to help. Sign up today!