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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display shortcodes outside of the_content

Is there a way to display shortcode content outside of the_content? I am building a custom theme who's theme options includes two text boxes that can be displayed on the front page. I want to be ...
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Shortcode content is empty [closed]

I've got this shortcode in my functions.php: function amaranthe_buy_tickets( $atts, $content = null ) { extract(shortcode_atts(array( 'link' => '#', 'target' => '', ...
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Clearfix Shortcode

A client of mine has been having trouble placing images on a page of her WordPress site. The page is to have an image (left aligned) with some text on the right, then another image with some text on ...
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jQuery not working for tabs shortcode [closed]

See reference URL - http://prothemeus.com/demo/fact/shortcodes/ If you take a look at the tabs at the bottom of this page, whenever I click on each tab it doesn't show the content underneath. I've ...
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Custom youtube shortcode that uses $content

I wanna make a simple shortcode that returns the youtube link in a specified size and use the content. Something like: [yt]http://youtu.be/Nl29v5pfxTw[/yt] I have this code, but I want to simplify ...
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Theme doesn't support shortcodes

How can I add shortcode functionality to a WordPress theme that doesn't support shortcodes?
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Wrap text around shortcode

I use a shortcode handler in my plugin. The shortcode can have different (optional) parameters. And it should be possible to use for example 2 shortcodes on a static WordPress page with text before, ...
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How and when to include shortcode source files

I am Writing a plugin, with many shortcodes. Now I do not want to include all shortcodes source files to every page. So my questions are: Where should I include the source? Is it back-end or ...
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Wordpress display image link in shortcode

I have a shortcode that display an image when you use the image url inside it. function image_code($atts, $content = null) { return '<img src="'.$content.'" class="user-imgs"/>'; } ...
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Optimize shortcode callbacks

I created a plugin to add some shortcodes in my WordPress site. But I'm a PHP newbie, so I believe it may have some errors or ways to optimize it. It's working fine, and apparently there are no ...
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Use full size images in a specific gallery

Thumbnails are displaying as 100px however the full size is 130px which is what I want. I want this only in one specific gallery. Also would like to link each gallery thumbnail image to an external ...
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How can I return shortcode output to the top of the content?

I have a shortcode called update which is used as follows [update title='' date=''] this is some update, etc. etc. 2 paragraphs or more [/update] This outputs some html that wrap the title, date ...
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Displaying shortcode content inside custom field without images

I need to be able to display different shortcodes inside custom fields. I have found a method that almost works perfect, but since that uses get_content, it also shows the main featured image of ...
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How can I display wp_link_pages before a shortcode, if it is used, or display after content?

I have the following shortcode in my content [src]<a href="#">Some Link</a>, <a href="#">Some Other Link</a>[/src] My post structure looks like this: <?php echo ...
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Echo do shortcode with custom field not working

I'm using WP YouTube Lyte to show YouTube videos. I'm combining it with Advanced Custom Fields so that the user can just add the YouTube id to show the video. I'm using the WP YouTube Lyte short code ...
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How to make shortcode to hide selection of text from post or page?

is there any shortcode or a plugin that will add new quicktag, like this example: [hidemytext]some hidden text[/hidemytext] and any text inside those tag is hidden from the post or from the page. ...
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passing markup thought a shortcode attribute

Happy holidays everyone. Hope someone can help me in thinking about a problem I've run into. I have a plugin Im building that allows the user to pull address data from the maps API - ie it ...
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Escaping a shortcode so it displays as-is [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Show shortcode without executing it I've created a plugin that uses a custom shortcode to allow the user to easily split their post into columns. The problem is, when ...
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Shortcode to insert <!--nextpage-->

Since wordpress does not have a menu icon (aka "user friendly) way to add the command to a post or page, I'm trying to create a shortcode to do it. However, as logic would have it, its not that ...
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About redundant code when I use shortcode to output the HTML from a variable

I use shortcode to output the following html in a variable, but there are too many redundant code such as br and p tags, how to remove them? Thanks! HTML MAKEUP $return_html.='<div ...
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Shortcode content does not show in feed discription/excerpt

I have a shortcode for my content. This shortcode organizes a couple of things in my posts on the frontend. However, when I look at my feed, the content in the entirely leaves out any content from ...
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Customizing gallery shortcode in 3.5

I'm trying to customize the gallery shortcode using the new gallery system in 3.5 and I'm having a bit of trouble and can't figure out where I'm going wrong. This is what I've got at the moment (in ...
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803 views

add short code not working

I am new to wordpress, I am creating a plugin and for the short code, I am using the short code api. But when I insert this shortcode in my page, it displayes as it is, it does not display the ...
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896 views

Excerpt Length & List Category Posts Plugin

I'm trying to filter out the excerpt by character length for a plugin called "List Category Posts". I've been trying to get the excerpts working for the past week, but nothing is doing the trick. The ...
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Create a shortcode that creates a form for users to edit their information

I want to make it so that logged in users can edit their information on a page in my site, so that I can avoid having them go to the admin side all together. I was thinking that I could create a ...
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Should I cache default WordPress gallery shortcode output?

I'm overriding default WordPress gallery like so: add_filter( 'post_gallery', 'my_gallery_shortcode'), 12, 2 ); function my_gallery_shortcode($output, $attr) { // some modifications ...
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Shortcode output appears before post body [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: short code output too early How can I insert my plugin code via shortcode inside post body in exact position? The problem is that wp engine inserts the plugin code ...
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Storing Options in a Shortcode

I am creating a Wordpress plugin. I want to create 1 single shortcode that changes output based on the settings changed by the user on the admin settings page. So for starters, I have something like ...
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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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change wordpress gallery shortcode to slider

Hi I wanted to change the default WordPress gallery short-code and make it a slider. remove_shortcode( 'gallery' ); function gallery_filter( $atts, $content = null ) { ...
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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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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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wp_register_script and wp_register_style when shortcode is used

hi so I used a great tutorial off of http://scribu.net/wordpress/optimal-script-loading.html and I am having trouble loading the scripts when a shortcode called lightbox is used here is my code. I am ...
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add_filter and changing output captions of image gallery

I'd like to change only one output of native WP Gallery (in media.php) On Smashing Magazine (link) author advises to change whole gallery_shortcode function. But I wondered if is possible to change ...
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Execute shortcode only in another shortcode

I wonder if it's possible to do a shortcode only in another shortcode. For example I got following code pieces: [heading]some pricing page[/heading] [pricing_box] [heading]Some title[/heading] ...
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Numbering Image List in Gallery

While adding images in a post with the gallery shortcode, I want to display an image number as title of the image e.g if there are 3 images in a gallery and displayed as a list, above each image there ...
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How the widget can be run by shortcode

I have my own widget, that uses WP_Widget class, and executes its code inside function in this class. Is there any ways to run this widget using shortcode inside post? This is how my widget ...
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Pass data back to TinyMCE from Thickbox

I've added a shortcode button in the TinyMCE editor in the page/post pages that opens up a Thickbox form. The button is working; it opens up the thickbox form like it should. However my stumbling ...
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TinyMCE popup windows using WP functions

In my editor I would like to use a TinyMCE generated popup to insert in the textarea some complex shortcodes. I use the TinyMCE API to show the popup (bottom of this question). The popup is a PHP file ...
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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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shortcode_atts - one URL variable not working

I have devved a small plugin based on a shortcode. Here's a stripped down version of the code for the shortcode itself: function lishortcode($liatts) { extract(shortcode_atts(array( "li" ...
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other shortcodes in Contact form 7 MAILS [closed]

How to use other shortcodes inside Contact form 7- forms? indeed explains how to use other shortcodes inside Contact Form 7 forms. But that doesn't make them usable in the mails that Contact Form 7 ...
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Getting attribute value from shortcode

I have this shortcode [learn_more caption="something here:"] [/learn_more] I want to extract the caption value and remove other stuff. "something here:" This is the code that I have, but it ...
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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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Using shortcodes in PHP

I'm trying to use shortcode in my page, I'm starting with a simple test. In functions.php: function HelloWorldShortcode() { return '<p>Hello World!</p>'; } ...
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Shortcode outputs at the top of the_content

The shortcode produced by this function - a list of all sites in a multisite - outputs above the content in the loop, no matter where it is placed in the editor. I've looked at the other related ...
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Where to put my code: plugin or functions.php?

Is there an easy to understand scheme to decide what kind of code belongs to a plugin or the theme’s functions.php? There are many cases and many debates about that topic, mostly because there are ...
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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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Get URL from shortcode tag

I am running a wordpress site and I need the correct regex syntax to get a URL from some shortcode that is returned inside the_content(). When I use the_content(), it will return something like ...
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Check if post has gallery images/media

Is there a Wordpress conditional that I can use to check for gallery images/media in a post? I do not want to check if the [gallery] shortcode exist in a post. Attached is a screenshot of what I ...