WordPress at a glance
function is not described

get_linkcatname() WP 0.71

Deprecated in 2.1.0. It is no longer supported and can be removed in future releases. Use get_category() instead.

Gets the name of category by id.

  • See: get_category()

No Hooks.

Return

String.

Usage

get_linkcatname( $id );
$id(int)
The category to get. If no category supplied uses 0
Default: 0

Code of get linkcatname: wp-includes/deprecated.php VER 5.1.1

<?php
function get_linkcatname($id = 0) {
	_deprecated_function( __FUNCTION__, '2.1.0', 'get_category()' );

	$id = (int) $id;

	if ( empty($id) )
		return '';

	$cats = wp_get_link_cats($id);

	if ( empty($cats) || ! is_array($cats) )
		return '';

	$cat_id = (int) $cats[0]; // Take the first cat.

	$cat = get_category($cat_id);
	return $cat->name;
}