BB-Code-like mechanism by which strings enclosed in square brackets can serve as shorthand for longer and more complicated strings. These strings are processed by callback handlers, usually on page load, which replace the bracket enclosed string with the output from the callback handler.

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How to Set Limit with WordPress Get Bookmarks Shortcode

I just need some help with a WordPress shortcode function. I would like to create a list of links based on the link_category inside a post with a shortcode. I had the shortcode working until I added ...
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Processing a login/register form before shortcodes are rendered?

I am building a custom login and register form in the theme of my client's website, and I need to process any error messages into a variable that can be displayed on the page within the form. I am ...
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Shortcode and variable

I need some help, this may be a noob question, I am trying to add a string variable into my short code. Here is what I have so far: $instagram_title = get_post_meta(get_the_ID(), 'instagram_title', ...
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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: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/11790239/random-comments-on-page-wordpress/...
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Custom Post Type or Shortcode, What to choose? [closed]

While developing a multipupose theme for mass audience, i’m facing an issue. I’m going to code staff listing section. Now i was wondering, what should i do? 1: Create dedicated Custom Post Type for ...
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Remove specific shortcode from get_the_content()

I have a variable like this: $post_content = get_the_content(); Here I want to remove some specific shortcode from the $post_content variable e.g I want to remove only this [video height="300" ...
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Transform php shortcode into a widget [duplicate]

I have this bit of php that calls a short code with the date of today in the format i need. <?php $today = date('d.m'); echo do_shortcode('[table id=1 column_widths="10%|10%|80%" filter="'.$today....
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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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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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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 'test'.get_header('...
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Nested WordPress shortcodes

Can I pass attributes from a shortcode to a nested one. Example: [row $number_of_cols=4] [col] $width=total_width/$number_of_cols; [/col] [/row]
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How to create a custom shortcode for custom login form?

I am trying to create a shortcode for the login form to use on a page. I have manage to get a simple form, but am looking to add the "forgot password link" Here is what I have so far ... any way to ...
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How to find out what handler is registered to a shortcode

I would like to be able to programatically find out what handler is registered to a particular shortcode. I want to be able to find this so I can save it, change it, perform a do_shortcode, then ...
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Hide Default Video Shortcode Controls on PageLoad

In wordpress 3.6+ when we use default video shortcode [video], controls of video are always visible on pageload. How can we hide these controls on page load and show only when we hover over the video ...
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Get custom post type list for every category shortcode

I am trying to make a shortcode to list all custom posts under the category they are under. Here is my code and I am no expert of coding but i thought that this would work. If someone can tell me what ...
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Remove hyperlink on gallery shortcode

I use a gallery shortcode in my index.php (theme directory) to display 3 boxes of images. The images are fetched from my Media. <div class="well well-clear" style="padding-bottom: 0; margin-bottom:...
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do_shortcode via ajax

I try to call contact-form-7 via ajax with do_shortcode. But it shows just "shortcode code". function example_ajax_request() { // The $_REQUEST contains all the data sent via ajax if ( isset($...
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Using get_terms() as shortcode attribute

Hop you pepople would be fine. I'm creating a shortcode with the following code. $categories = get_terms( 'project-type' ); foreach ($categories as $category) { $portfolio_terms[$category->...
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Stop WordPress automatically adding <br> tags to post content

Is there a way to stop WordPress from automatically inserting <br> tags when adding returns in the WordPress text editor. I would like for it to behave more like a code editor where I can ...
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Shortcode for latest -not expired- posts

I've made a short code (part of a plugin) to display the posts which aren't expired. For saving the expiration date, i made already a meta key called newsbox-date. Handy for micro-news, short ...
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Strange get_the_* behavior with php 5.4

Let me try to explain what happened to me : I have a shortcode plugin which display child pages of the current page (a mod of http://wpist.me/wp/child-pages-shortcode/, very useful). In the display ...
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How to show an image via shortcode

Can anyone tell me,how to show an image via shortcode.I mean when I use my shortcode,an image will displayed.(shortcode example: [smile] and image location mytemplate directory/images/smile.png)Sorry ...
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Adding a cover image to video shortcode

I'm looking for a way to allow the user to add a cover image (a.k.a. thumbnail) to an internal video, uploaded to WordPress and embedded with the shortcode [video]. So far everything I came up to is ...
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Widget not displaying in WMPU sites

I'm modifying a theme for a WPMU install, and I've hit a wall. In order to display a text widget in a specified area, I'm using: $args = array( 'before_widget' => '<ul class="widget-...
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How to load a plugin when doing an Ajax call? [duplicate]

I have posted this question: How to use shortcodes on a widget sidebar when doing an ajax call?, with no answers. Now I want to ask a more specific question. The problem seems to be that the ...
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Calling a shortcode in the backend

I'm using TablePress to make some backend tables. What I want to do is show these tables in a different admin menu than the TablePress menu, because they'll be available to lower user groups. So I ...
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How to use shortcodes on a widget sidebar when doing an ajax call?

I'm trying to use a shortcode from Promotion Slider Plugin inside a widget when doing an ajax call. As said here, I could achieve it doing: add_action( 'init', function() { ...
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Add an access code form to call a unique page based on page without registration

I've seen some similar questions, but they are not totally the same. If I missed in my search, please forgive me. However this what I have so far: I've created a form that has an input field for the ...
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Shortcode callback for add_action('wp_footer')

I am trying to build a Google Maps shortcode using the gMap plugin from Github, not a plain iframe. For which I have to echo a custom inline script for EACH shortcode, right before the closing body ...
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How to put a block of code between [shortcode][/shortcode] in do_shortcode()?

So I want to put a loop of post behind a 'like lock' thats created by a plugin that uses the shortcode [to_like ID="XX"]content[/to_like]. But instead of the plugin blocking the content, i just get a ...
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Have multiple loops on a page appear after/between page content

I created a function (in function.php) that allows me to put additional loops for different categories into pages: function custom_summary($atts) { extract(shortcode_atts(array( "...
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Manipulated shortcode output

I have a problem with a plugin I developed that registers a shortcode. The shortcode returns a string with valid HTML but some themes seems to manipulate the HTML returned by the shortcode, and I ...
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Passing a shortcode attribute to a sub-function

This is both a WordPress and a PHP question, since a PHP programmer may know a technique that the WP group doesn't. I have been attempting to write a shortcode that fires the Foundation Reveal code ...
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Automate post creation in wordpress

I have a database which has 2000 items. I would like to a) create a page for each item b) Create another page comparing two items. With 2000 items I can create thousands of pages. I am from java ...
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Modify a plugin function output from another plugin

I'm writing a plugin for a wordpress site using a page template using WP Types plugin. My plugin adds a shortcode tag. Shortcode tags inside 'the_content' get processed without problem. But this ...
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Shortcode: display list of created shortcode in popup

I want to create a popup shortcode in admin panel. I already create the shortcode button and a popup on button click. I want to display in the popup (not in the shortcode button), all my custom ...
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Passing variable in nested shortcodes

How can I pass style attribute of [boxes] shortcode to [box] shortcodes without using global variables? I don't want to use global variables, because I saw on a few articles that using global ...
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Where is escaped the shortcode?

I'm working with a function that returns a list of posts which has the same type as the actual post. Actually, it returns a list of links with title on anchor link and let to use it with a shortcode: ...
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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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Adding css to wp_head from shortcode

I'm trying to add CSS to wp_head, from within the method called to render a shortcode. I know that wp_head does not take any parameters, so I'm trying to figure out the following: The method called ...
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Youtube shortcode

I'm trying to make this shortcode work but without any success. All attempts gives me a white square. function youtube($atts) { extract(shortcode_atts(array( "value" => 'https://www....
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Using shortcode within shortcode with dynamic variable

So I've written a shortcode to generate a Loop (which shows the most recent posts), the shortcode is simply [loop]. Here's the code which outputs the content of each post (which is the bit causing me ...
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has_shortcode() - how to detect nested shortcode

I'm using has_shortcode() to detect a shortcode, it works but not at all. If I put this specified shortcode inside another one the has_shortcode() function stops working. has_shortcode( $post->...
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Form submission to another page returning 404 error [duplicate]

I'm modifying a form plugin, and trying to have it submit to another page chosen by the user. Right now the page it submits to is page_id=6. If I navigate to this page myself, it prints Array(). When ...
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Displaying shortcode in footer

Using SMOF as a backend admin and trying to include a shortcode in the text field for inclusion in the footer. I am generaing the shortcode as // Add Shortcode function copyright_shortcode() { ...
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I dont want to show shortcode in <pre> tag

I have a theme and I want to show vistors how shortcode format is in <pre> tag. But when I add shortcode in <pre>, it shows what shortcode does. I just want to show shortcode format in ...
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How to parse nested shortcodes?

The nested shortcodes won't parse correctly: [row] [col size="6"]...[/col] [col size="6"] [row] [col size="6"]...[/col] [col size="6"]...[/col] [/row] ...
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Shortcodes Ultimate pulse my widget in sidebar

I have create my website with sidebar is good for along time. In the recent day, I activate shortcodes Ultimate plugin with my website. I love this shortcodes but It effect with widget in sidebar. It ...
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How do I make a shortcode?

Learning as I go... I have this functionality built, but I need it as a shortcode. How do I do that? $args = array( 'taxonomy' => 'product_cat' ); $terms = get_terms('product_cat', $args); $...
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Problems making shortcode with custom post types and taxonomy

I have a custom post type work-gallery and a custom taxonomy use which serves to categorize the posts. I am trying to develop a shortcode which enables me to output the work-gallery posts that belong ...