How to Display Category Descriptions in WordPress


First Add the category description, goto Posts » Categories and add the category description

Goto theme folder.

Now you will need to locate and edit category.php file. If your theme doesn’t have category.php file, then you will need to edit archive.php file.

Copy and paste this code where you would like the category description to be displayed.

 the_archive_description( '<div class="description">', '</div>' ); 

Display Category Description in WordPress Theme

If you want to display category description inside a single post, then you can use this code.

$catID = get_the_category();
echo category_description( $catID[0] ); 

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