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_walk_bookmarks() WP 2.1.0

The formatted output of a list of bookmarks.

The $bookmarks array must contain bookmark objects and will be iterated over to retrieve the bookmark to be used in the output.

The output is formatted as HTML with no way to change that format. However, what is between, before, and after can be changed. The link itself will be HTML.

This function is used internally by wp_list_bookmarks() and should not be used by themes.

No Hooks.

Return

String. Formatted output in HTML

Usage

_walk_bookmarks( $bookmarks, $args );
$bookmarks(array) (required)
List of bookmarks to traverse.
$args(string/array)

Bookmarks arguments.

  • $show_updated (int/true/false)
    Whether to show the time the bookmark was last updated. Accepts 1|true or 0|false.
    Default: 0|false

  • $show_description (int/true/false)
    Whether to show the bookmark description. Accepts 1|true, Accepts 1|true or 0|false.
    Default: 0|false

  • $show_images (int/true/false)
    Whether to show the link image if available. Accepts 1|true or 0|false.
    Default: 1|true

  • $show_name (int/true/false)
    Whether to show link name if available. Accepts 1|true or
    0|false.
    Default: 0|false

  • $before (string)
    The HTML or text to prepend to each bookmark.
    Default: <li>

  • $after (string)
    The HTML or text to append to each bookmark.
    Default: </li>

  • $link_before (string)
    The HTML or text to prepend to each bookmark inside the anchor tags.
    Default: ''

  • $link_after (string)
    The HTML or text to append to each bookmark inside the anchor tags.
    Default: ''

  • $between (string)
    The string for use in between the link, description, and image.
    Default: "\n"

  • $show_rating (int/true/false)
    Whether to show the link rating. Accepts 1|true or 0|false.
    Default: 0|false

Default: ''

Code of walk bookmarks: wp-includes/bookmark-template.php WP 5.2.1

<?php
function _walk_bookmarks( $bookmarks, $args = '' ) {
	$defaults = array(
		'show_updated'     => 0,
		'show_description' => 0,
		'show_images'      => 1,
		'show_name'        => 0,
		'before'           => '<li>',
		'after'            => '</li>',
		'between'          => "\n",
		'show_rating'      => 0,
		'link_before'      => '',
		'link_after'       => '',
	);

	$r = wp_parse_args( $args, $defaults );

	$output = ''; // Blank string to start with.

	foreach ( (array) $bookmarks as $bookmark ) {
		if ( ! isset( $bookmark->recently_updated ) ) {
			$bookmark->recently_updated = false;
		}
		$output .= $r['before'];
		if ( $r['show_updated'] && $bookmark->recently_updated ) {
			$output .= '<em>';
		}
		$the_link = '#';
		if ( ! empty( $bookmark->link_url ) ) {
			$the_link = esc_url( $bookmark->link_url );
		}
		$desc  = esc_attr( sanitize_bookmark_field( 'link_description', $bookmark->link_description, $bookmark->link_id, 'display' ) );
		$name  = esc_attr( sanitize_bookmark_field( 'link_name', $bookmark->link_name, $bookmark->link_id, 'display' ) );
		$title = $desc;

		if ( $r['show_updated'] ) {
			if ( '00' != substr( $bookmark->link_updated_f, 0, 2 ) ) {
				$title .= ' (';
				$title .= sprintf(
					__( 'Last updated: %s' ),
					date(
						get_option( 'links_updated_date_format' ),
						$bookmark->link_updated_f + ( get_option( 'gmt_offset' ) * HOUR_IN_SECONDS )
					)
				);
				$title .= ')';
			}
		}
		$alt = ' alt="' . $name . ( $r['show_description'] ? ' ' . $title : '' ) . '"';

		if ( '' != $title ) {
			$title = ' title="' . $title . '"';
		}
		$rel = $bookmark->link_rel;
		if ( '' != $rel ) {
			$rel = ' rel="' . esc_attr( $rel ) . '"';
		}
		$target = $bookmark->link_target;
		if ( '' != $target ) {
			$target = ' target="' . $target . '"';
		}
		$output .= '<a href="' . $the_link . '"' . $rel . $title . $target . '>';

		$output .= $r['link_before'];

		if ( $bookmark->link_image != null && $r['show_images'] ) {
			if ( strpos( $bookmark->link_image, 'http' ) === 0 ) {
				$output .= "<img src=\"$bookmark->link_image\" $alt $title />";
			} else { // If it's a relative path
				$output .= '<img src="' . get_option( 'siteurl' ) . "$bookmark->link_image\" $alt $title />";
			}
			if ( $r['show_name'] ) {
				$output .= " $name";
			}
		} else {
			$output .= $name;
		}

		$output .= $r['link_after'];

		$output .= '</a>';

		if ( $r['show_updated'] && $bookmark->recently_updated ) {
			$output .= '</em>';
		}

		if ( $r['show_description'] && '' != $desc ) {
			$output .= $r['between'] . $desc;
		}

		if ( $r['show_rating'] ) {
			$output .= $r['between'] . sanitize_bookmark_field(
				'link_rating',
				$bookmark->link_rating,
				$bookmark->link_id,
				'display'
			);
		}
		$output .= $r['after'] . "\n";
	} // end while

	return $output;
}