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get_the_attachment_link() WP 2.0.0

Deprecated from version 2.5.0. It is no longer supported and can be removed in future releases. Use wp_get_attachment_link() instead.

Retrieve HTML content of attachment image with link.

No Hooks.


String. Null. Nothing.


get_the_attachment_link( $id, $fullsize, $max_dims, $permalink );
Post ID.
Whether to use full size image.
Default: false
Max image dimensions.
Whether to include permalink to image.
Default: false


  • See: wp_get_attachment_link()


Since 2.0.0 Introduced.
Deprecated Since 2.5.0 Use wp_get_attachment_link()

Code of get_the_attachment_link() WP 5.7

function get_the_attachment_link($id = 0, $fullsize = false, $max_dims = false, $permalink = false) {
	_deprecated_function( __FUNCTION__, '2.5.0', 'wp_get_attachment_link()' );
	$id = (int) $id;
	$_post = get_post($id);

	if ( ('attachment' != $_post->post_type) || !$url = wp_get_attachment_url($_post->ID) )
		return __('Missing Attachment');

	if ( $permalink )
		$url = get_attachment_link($_post->ID);

	$post_title = esc_attr($_post->post_title);

	$innerHTML = get_attachment_innerHTML($_post->ID, $fullsize, $max_dims);
	return "<a href='$url' title='$post_title'>$innerHTML</a>";