get_linksbyname( string $cat_name = "noname", string $before = '', string $after = '<br />', string $between = " ", bool $show_images = true, string $orderby = 'id', bool $show_description = true, bool $show_rating = false, int $limit = -1, int $show_updated )

This function has been deprecated. Use get_bookmarks() instead.

Gets the links associated with category $cat_name.


See also



(string) (Optional) The category name to use. If no match is found uses all.

Default value: "noname"


(string) (Optional) The html to output before the link.

Default value: ''


(string) (Optional) The html to output after the link.

Default value: '<br />'


(string) (Optional) The html to output between the link/image and its description. Not used if no image or $show_images is true.

Default value: " "


(bool) (Optional) Whether to show images (if defined).

Default value: true


(string) (Optional) The order to output the links. E.g. 'id', 'name', 'url', 'description' or 'rating'. Or maybe owner. If you start the name with an underscore the order will be reversed. You can also specify 'rand' as the order which will return links in a random order.

Default value: 'id'


(bool) (Optional) Whether to show the description if show_images=false/not defined.

Default value: true


(bool) (Optional) Show rating stars/chars.

Default value: false


(int) (Optional) Limit to X entries. If not specified, all entries are shown.

Default value: -1


(int) (Optional) Whether to show last updated timestamp


File: wp-includes/deprecated.php

function get_linksbyname($cat_name = "noname", $before = '', $after = '<br />', $between = " ", $show_images = true, $orderby = 'id',
						 $show_description = true, $show_rating = false,
						 $limit = -1, $show_updated = 0) {
	_deprecated_function( __FUNCTION__, '2.1.0', 'get_bookmarks()' );

	$cat_id = -1;
	$cat = get_term_by('name', $cat_name, 'link_category');
	if ( $cat )
		$cat_id = $cat->term_id;

	get_links($cat_id, $before, $after, $between, $show_images, $orderby, $show_description, $show_rating, $limit, $show_updated);


Version Description
2.1.0 Use get_bookmarks()
0.71 Introduced.

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