When using software we create and many plugins, you will at times be required to retrieve the ID for a category or page. This is not usually easily visible when looking in the wordpress admin. However, each of these components have ID’s and this post will help you to find them
ID’s are unique numeric identifiers which are assigned to various components in wordpress. This helps each component to be individually identified.
The video below provides insight into finding the ID’s for categories and pages. These principles can be used for any features which has an admin or front end unique url