Return ID if Parent Page Exists

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When you’ve sub pages or child pages with parent ID in WordPress, you may want to check for the parent page ID for your sub pages or child pages.

Instructions: Add the following code to the functions.php file of your WordPress theme to return ID if parent page exists.

function is_subpage() {
    global $post;
    if ( is_page() && $post->post_parent ) {
        return $post->post_parent;
    } else {
        return false;

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