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Making Quote Plugin more efficient

I've been working on this plugin the past couple of nights and have been jotting down idea's of how to improve it. My knowledge of php isn't the strongest and I'm learning as I go along most of the ...
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23 views

Adding body class when post contains a specific shortcode

Simple shortcode function : function my_shortcode_function($atts,$content=null){ // Do something return $content; } add_shortcode('my_shortcode','my_shortcode_function'); I wonder how to add ...
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32 views

How to extract the variables out from “add_shortcode” function?

In Wordpress, lets say i have a custom Shortcode function, like: function foobar_func( $atts ){ //whatever required processings here... $foo = "the value is foo!"; $bar = "the value is ...
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How to make a shortcode for returning HTML Value using condition inside a function.php?

I'm practically new in Wordpress Development and currently trying to make a shortcode for displaying condition user_logged_in by returning HTML format. Its not working very well and deteriorating the ...
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43 views

How to display data from custom fields in my custom shortcode?

This is the shortcode I have come up with, according to a tutorial on Dig WP (http://digwp.com/2010/01/custom-query-shortcode/) in order to display list of songs on specific albums. [loop ...
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42 views

Modify function Shortcode_atts

function get_date_posts($params, $content){ $default_params = array( 'post_type' => 'post', 'order' => 'asc', 'orderby' => ...
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Function shortcode - Set Parameter

function get_gifts_posts($params, $content){ $default_params = array( 'post_type' => 'post', 'order' => 'desc', 'orderby' => ...
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133 views

Super simple shortcode not working

Have been looking at various tutorials and answers here and elsewhere and just can't get this to work. Just trying to display a simple output from a shortcode as below, but it is just outputting the ...
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106 views

Count Checked Checkboxes in Contact Form 7

I've built a form with Contact Form 7. The form is a petition. It has a list of checkboxes with names and email values attached to them. If a name is selected, that email is added to the list of ...
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1answer
40 views

Pull random comment from specific post, display on homepage with shortcode

I'm trying to display a random comment from specific posts on my homepage, using the solution that was provided here: ...
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95 views

Set thumbnail from URL, by grabbing image in functions.php

So I've written a whole bunch of functions, which are used to display Vine videos. I then have a shortcode which outputs the code. The last thing I have to do is set the post thumbnail. I want to be ...
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1answer
27 views

Overwriting a Shortcode

I have a theme that extends the Visual Composer plugin with a slider on the front page. The slider will show five testimonials from five different customers. I want to add the featured image of each ...
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34 views

Shortcode to output get_header not working

I'm trying to create a shortcode that will output the contents of one of my template header files. I created the shortcode in my functions.php file function zoo_header(){ return ...
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58 views

Displaying a random user with a shortcode

I'm trying to setup a shortcode to show a single random user each time the page is refreshed. I've been successful in displaying all users or a select user by the user ID. Here is my shortcode as it ...
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29 views

How to escape shortcode content? Do I even need to escape or validate?

I've written a small shortcode that wraps it's content into a HTML element, like so: [my_shortcode]The sun is shining today.[/my_shortcode] In my shortcode function, I basically return the string ...
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46 views

restrict access to specific urls on a specific period of time

I have a countdown timer plugin which is set do redirect the user to a specific permalink after the time is elapsed. I've added a countdown timer here : mywebsite.com/mypost which is set to 3 days ...
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151 views

Remove images from get_the_excerpt

I'm using a custom function to create a shortcode that displays the latest blog post on the home page of a template. But I'm trying to NOT have it display any images. I know I can use the Advanced ...
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90 views

Shortcode inserts paragraphs before and after executing shortcode

When my shortcode is executed, it inserts a <p></p> before and after the shortcode. My shortcode is the only thing in the text editor of the page. There is not a newline before or after ...
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110 views

Adding an option to a shortcode

I'm trying to write a shortcode that will allow the option to display all users or show a singular user, defined by a user id or "nicename". The shortcode would look something like this: [staff ...
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163 views

Insert Shortcode exactly at the end of the content

<?php echo do_shortcode("[sharethis]"); ?> <?php wp_related_posts()?> There are 2 short codes above 1) share this plugin short code 2) related posts short code now my ...
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22 views

Shortcoding with Divs

I am trying to turn a custom query into a shortcode but I am having some difficulty. Firstly, I am not sure how to return a custom thumbnail size via $return_string...in fact I am not sure how to ...
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129 views

Shortcode to find and replace URL

I'm trying to create a shortcode that will search within some specified text for a link and replace it with one that I specify. For example: [scode]Click on <a href="www.X.com">this ...
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42 views

using enqueue_script in a shortcode isn't working

I'm new to wordpress and I'm trying to get this to work by following the wordpress codex but I feel like I must be missing something obvious. I have a child theme based off of a parent one, and I ...
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1answer
64 views

Display gallery on bottom after content

How to execute the gallery shortcode after any other content no matter where the shortcode is in the post HTML? Thanks.
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84 views

Add button to kitchen sink toggle

I have created a simple function along with a shortcode, my goal is now to add a button in the sink toggle of wordpress so that the user doesn't have to type anything. Is this hard to achieve? how ...
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40 views

Run function from parent on child site

I'm running a Multisite WordPress installation and have a couple of child sites. I'm trying to run a script from the main page on one of the child sites. It can be a shortcode [pro_display_zone ...
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446 views

Shortcodes, output buffering, and WordPress functions

I have a couple of long forms which I want to output as shortcodes. Shortcode API indicates that If the shortcode produces a lot of HTML then ob_start can be used to capture output and convert ...
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71 views

How to use author meta in shortcode?

I am trying to create a shortcode that will return a link to a book on Amazon with a specific affiliate tracking code specific to the author. I created a user option called "amz" to hold the author's ...
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97 views

Using multiple line variable inside a function?

I am using the commenting system to all users to add a private note that only they can see to posts and I am using the wordpress comments system to do it. I wrote a function to call the logged in user ...
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328 views

Custom registration form in shortcode getting internal server error 500

I created a custom registration form which works fine when used as a custom page template. I needed it as a shortcode so I created a shortcode using the function below /* Custom shortcode */ function ...
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Shortcode of a function

I got this function and i want to make the contents divs of "foreach" as return. How can i do that? <?php $args = array( 'numberposts' => 6, ...
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1answer
1k views

Adding Shortcode to Text Widget

At the moment, I'm running WordPress v3.2.2 (soon to upgrade to v3.4.2), and am trying to insert shortcode to insert Issuu into a text widget on our sidebar. The WordPress plugin I installed and am ...
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1answer
158 views

How to display posts by current user in a drop down

I am trying to write a shortcode that works in conjunction with Contact Form 7 to display the current user that is logged in posts. I have been able to get it to work with regular posts using this ...
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125 views

Adding a Tag Parameter / Filter to My Shortcode

I have this plugin that displays category featured image thumbnails for each post via shortcodes.. like so, [categorythumbnaillist 3] (3 being the category of course) I would like it to only show ...
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392 views

AJAX function not working [closed]

One person on the site wrote a function, but I do not know why it works. This function displays a random quote. The functions implemented the ability to download new quotes via AJAX (link New Quote), ...
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Using locate-template & shortcodes doesn't appear to work

For organisation, I'm trying to split up the functions.php file into separate files. In particular the functions for shortcodes in a separate file, with the shortcodes being defined in functions.php. ...
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604 views

Use AJAX in shortcode

I have the following code to the shortcode to display a random quote. Question: how to make a button display a new random quote? I mean, that would hit the button and show you a new quote (without ...
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898 views

Stripping shortcode from custom excerpt function

I'm using the following function to create a custom excerpt for my homepage and categories pages so I can do it by character count and have a custom "read more". However, I have captions shortcode ...
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225 views

Adding option to Gallery shortcode

just starting out in WP dev, and I'm looking for any guidance I can get. What I'd like to do is use a hook or filter to add my own option to the core WP gallery shortcode. I would want it to work just ...
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234 views

Testing for a shortcode using a function. 404 page throwing PHP Notice

I'm using the following function (can't remember where I found it, but I think it was written by pippin so thanks to him) to test for a shortcode. function has_shortcode($shortcode = '') { ...
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display custom portfolio tags

This is a part from the code that is used to display portfolio categories: $post_cat = array(); $post_cat = wp_get_object_terms($post->ID, "portfolio_category"); ...
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146 views

Function to show only first instance of shortcode

I need to add a function to my theme to remove additional instances of a shortcode in a post. First off I wonder if i'm approaching this wrong, but I have a theme that is drastically reformats the ...
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159 views

Shortcode with custom content attribute?

I am creating a shortcode for a client site that should display an image and a saying (mainly at the bottom of the page, but basically wherever the client wants to insert said image/saying). The ...
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674 views

show all the posts thumbnails

I want to display all the posts by the featured image of each post. Is there a shortcode or can you give me some tips on how to achieve this ? Thanks!
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Include PHP file in Content using [shortcode]

Here is what I have I am not having any lucking finding how to simply include a file in the content editor using a shortcode. For Example if I wanted to include form.php inside my Contact Page how ...
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266 views

Gallery Shortcode Function Help

Okay, so I found this code online that allows you to add the option of how many thumbnails you want to show in the gallery shortcode. The code below is what they say to add to the functions.php file ...
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How to manually fix the WordPress gallery code using PHP in functions.php?

It's been talked many times that Wordpress outputs some really bad code for the built-in gallery function. This is the core code responsible for the gallery output (in /wp-includes/media.php): ...
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Use a shortcode to display custom meta box contents

Is this possible? If so, can someone point me towards a clear tutorial? I have a column of content I want to float right of the_content, so I'd like to be able to use a shortcode to put that content ...
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grab or load text on demand

What i want to do I want some content (could be stored any where in a post or custom field) to load only when the user clicks for it to load. This content could be any thing (text,images,html etc) ...
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Add title & subtitle to shortcodes

Is there a way I can add a custom title & subtitle to this shortcode function? function spoiler( $atts, $content = null ) { return '<div class="moreinfo"> <h3 class="click drop ...