Your WordPress Page ID is a unique number assigned by WordPress to every post or page you create on your site.

Knowing your post or page ID is useful if, for example, you want to exclude pages from showing in your WordPress sitemap, or select only certain pages to display in the Pages Widget of your WordPress sidebar, etc.

In this tutorial you are going to learn how to easily locate your WordPress Page or Post ID.

Watch the video below and then complete the step-by-step tutorial to learn how to locate your WordPress Post Or Page ID …

 

How To Find Your WordPress Post Or Page ID: Step-By-Step Tutorial

To locate your page or post ID, log into your WordPress administration area and go to the Pages section of your site …

How To Find Your WordPress Post Or Page ID

Locate the page or post whose ID you want to know and hover your mouse over its title …

How To Find Your WordPress Post Or Page ID

The “Post ID” value is displayed in the status bar of your browser window. (In this example, the post ID is “1825”) …

How To Find Your WordPress Post Or Page ID

Note down the ID of the post or page.

WordPress Post ID / Page ID – Examples Of Applications

Here are a couple of examples of using WordPress Post or Page IDs:

1) In the example below, we want to prevent a page whose page ID is “26” from displaying to visitors on a Site Map

How To Find Your WordPress Post Or Page ID

2) The next example shows a whole range of page Ids being added to the WordPress Pages Widget to prevent them from displaying in your WordPress sidebar.

To do this, simply enter all of the WordPress Page Ids for the pages you want to exclude separated by commas into the Exclude field of the Pages widget, then click the Save button …

How To Find Your WordPress Post Or Page ID

WordPress Plugins

If you need to know your post or page IDs on a regular basis, then here are a few FREE WordPress plugins you may find useful:

Reveal IDs

How To Find Your WordPress Post Or Page ID

This plugin reveals ids for posts, pages, categories, links, media, users, comments, link categories, custom taxonomies, custom post types, and tags. It also adds a sortable column header …

How To Find Your WordPress Post Or Page ID

You can access the plugin settings area by going to Settings > Reveal IDs

How To Find Your WordPress Post Or Page ID

Download the plugin here: Reveal IDs

WP Show IDs

How To Find Your WordPress Post Or Page ID

WP Show IDs is another plugin that displays your Posts, Pages, Media, Links, Categories, Tags, and Users in the admin tables for easy access. It’s a very lightweight plugin that also supports Custom Post Types / Taxonomies.

Download the plugin here: WP Show IDs

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