get the current URL and Name of category + Magento

Magneto registry make it easier to get the current category name and category url
The registry object we are interested in is ‘current_category’ and utilise the registry call getName() to create call to retrieve the needed information.

Category Name: Mage::registry('current_category')->getName();

Category URL: Mage::registry('current_category')->getUrl();

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