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How to Get Post Ancestors in WordPress

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Are you looking for a way to retrieve the parent posts based on post ID? While there’s probably a plugin for this, we have created a quick code snippet that you can use to get post ancestors in WordPress.

Instructions:

All you have to do is add this code to your theme’s single.php file:

<?php
 get_post_ancestors( $post );
 ?>

Note: If this is your first time adding code snippets in WordPress, then please refer to our guide on how to properly add code snippets in WordPress, so you don’t accidentally break your site.

If you liked this code snippet, please consider checking out our other articles on the site like: 43 simple WordPress themes to easily start a website and how to secure your WordPress forms with password protection.

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