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Using short codes

I want to add a slideshow in the header section of twenty eleven theme instead of header image. I have tried different plugin , but the only work into the post or int the widgets. they use the shortcode like [sample_slide id="1"] . But , if I could use them into the header.php i might be satisfied. But it doesn't work into the php code. What can I do ?

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Possible Duplicate: wordpress.stackexchange.com/q/73132/19726 –  bungeshea Dec 21 '12 at 9:27

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You can use the do_shortcode() function to execute shortcodes within PHP.

<?php echo do_shortcode( '[sample_slide id="1"]' ) ?>

Although I'm sure a lot of the slider plugins out there have template tags which you can use to insert the slider into your header.php file.

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