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get_attachment_link() WP 1.0

Retrieves the permalink for an attachment.

This can be used in the WordPress Loop or outside of it.

  • Global. WP_Rewrite. $wp_rewrite
Hooks from function:
Return

String. The attachment permalink.

Usage

get_attachment_link( $post, $leavename );
$post(int/object)
Post ID or object.
Default: uses the global $post
$leavename(true/false)
Whether to keep the page name.
Default: false

Code of get_attachment_link: wp-includes/link-template.php VER 4.9.8

<?php
function get_attachment_link( $post = null, $leavename = false ) {
	global $wp_rewrite;

	$link = false;

	$post = get_post( $post );
	$parent = ( $post->post_parent > 0 && $post->post_parent != $post->ID ) ? get_post( $post->post_parent ) : false;
	if ( $parent && ! in_array( $parent->post_type, get_post_types() ) ) {
		$parent = false;
	}

	if ( $wp_rewrite->using_permalinks() && $parent ) {
		if ( 'page' == $parent->post_type )
			$parentlink = _get_page_link( $post->post_parent ); // Ignores page_on_front
		else
			$parentlink = get_permalink( $post->post_parent );

		if ( is_numeric($post->post_name) || false !== strpos(get_option('permalink_structure'), '%category%') )
			$name = 'attachment/' . $post->post_name; // <permalink>/<int>/ is paged so we use the explicit attachment marker
		else
			$name = $post->post_name;

		if ( strpos($parentlink, '?') === false )
			$link = user_trailingslashit( trailingslashit($parentlink) . '%postname%' );

		if ( ! $leavename )
			$link = str_replace( '%postname%', $name, $link );
	} elseif ( $wp_rewrite->using_permalinks() && ! $leavename ) {
		$link = home_url( user_trailingslashit( $post->post_name ) );
	}

	if ( ! $link )
		$link = home_url( '/?attachment_id=' . $post->ID );

	/**
	 * Filters the permalink for an attachment.
	 *
	 * @since 2.0.0
	 *
	 * @param string $link    The attachment's permalink.
	 * @param int    $post_id Attachment ID.
	 */
	return apply_filters( 'attachment_link', $link, $post->ID );
}

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