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get_linkobjectsbyname() WP 1.0.1

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

Gets an array of link objects associated with category $cat_name.

$links = get_linkobjectsbyname( 'fred' ); foreach ( $links as $link ) { echo '<li>' . $link->link_name . '</li>'; }

  • See: get_bookmarks()

No Hooks.

Return

Array.

Usage

get_linkobjectsbyname( $cat_name, $orderby, $limit );
$cat_name(string)
The category name to use. If no match is found uses all.
Default: "noname"
$orderby(string)
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: 'name'
$limit(int)
Limit to X entries. If not specified, all entries are shown.
Default: -1

Code of get linkobjectsbyname: wp-includes/deprecated.php WP 5.2.2

<?php
function get_linkobjectsbyname($cat_name = "noname" , $orderby = 'name', $limit = -1) {
	_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;

	return get_linkobjects($cat_id, $orderby, $limit);
}