Get page ID of page that is set as the posts page

The question:

In WordPress settings you can set a page as the Posts Page. This can be found:

WP-Admin->Settings->Reading Settings->Front page displays

Front page displays settings

How do I retrieve the page ID that is set in this setting?

The Solutions:

Below are the methods you can try. The first solution is probably the best. Try others if the first one doesn’t work. Senior developers aren’t just copying/pasting – they read the methods carefully & apply them wisely to each case.

Method 1

Use the page_for_posts option:

<?php
$page_for_posts = get_option( 'page_for_posts' );
?>

This will return the ID of the Page assigned to display the Blog Posts Index.


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