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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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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Extending the Audio Shortcode

At the moment, the audio shortcode only allows four attributes, src, loop, autoplay and preload. When you upload an audio file however, it comes with pretty useful meta data such as the album art, ...
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Is it important to sanitize inputs in a shortcode that will be used in site that only I will post to?

Is there any security risk in not sanitizing shortcodes in a wordpress site if I am the only one who has access to the admin panel?
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Forcing max-width for image captions

I've implemented a filter to my image captions based on this question I asked a few days ago. How can I slip into the caption the css style of max-width as well? I think it can be done with ...
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How to get shortcode working from custom meta field

I've created a simple text custom meta field for pages. I can successfully enter plain text which prints on the frontend of the site with no problem. I want to add shortcodes also. If I add a ...
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Adding javascript actions to words in post content

I would like to have my blog run some JavaScript code when certain particular words are clicked on. One approach would be to include "onClick" handlers in HTML elements within the posts and disable ...
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How to Reference/Echo Variable from Another PHP Function

I have successfully set up a PHP function for my blog posts to create a shortcode to automatically display/style an iFrame tag for a YouTube video, as well as pull in the duration and view count ...
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Can I wrap an unordered list inside a shortcode?

So, I created an events page for my client that holds lots of details about events. We found no particular event plugins to be helpful for their purpose, so I built a a custom template using advanced ...
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Custom Loop Using Shortcode in Custom Page Template

I am trying to output a custom loop created using shortcode in a custom page template. Here is the code I am using to generate the shortcode: function archive_sc( $atts ) { // Attributes ...
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esc_attr not working in shortcode

I have a shortcode that outputs a block of html. One element in the block is an anchor tag with an image caption in the title attribute. Some of the captions I am using have double quotes in them, so ...
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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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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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Shortcode are not working in Option tree textarea

I am using option tree. In textarea, i place shortcode [layerslider id="1"] its not working, i also found same post replied by plugin author allow shortcodes in textarea in option tree applied ...
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Audio and video shortcodes not working properly

I'm having some trouble with Wordpress's built-in shortcodes for audio and video. When I embed a video, it basically gives me a black box and has a link to download the file at the top; when I embed ...
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Stray closing paragraph tag when using shortcodes

I'm using a basic shortcode to wrap some text in an expandable div. What appears to be happening is that the wpautop is inserting a stray closing paragraph tag at the beginning and a stray opening ...
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Shortcode in AJAX popup

I am trying to use a shortcode from Ultimate Facebook plugin to display a FB connect button in an AJAX popup and can't seem to get it work properly. I searched and used the solution given by djb in ...
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shortcodes not working -they just display as raw shortcode (code)

I'm developing a plugin and need to implement shortcodes, the shortcodes is coming out as it is on a archive/category page - I have used to the shortcode_exists(); to check if the shortcode does exist ...
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How to make shortcodes parse in two different themes

I've got a mobile and a desktop theme for my website , but the shortcodes in my desktop theme are a lot more functional than the ones in my mobile theme, I use only the shortcodes in my desktop theme, ...
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Do_shortcode on PHP file outside theme ALMOST works

I recently incorporated a new interface into my wordpress site that mimics an iGoogle layout. (If interested, It can be found here: Link and DEMO ) It uses several widgets to make up the layout ...
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Using the same shortcode to show any table from the database

I have a little question for you. I want to create a shortcode that makes a table with data that I have stored in a database. But i want to send the shortcode an attribute, to specify which table ...
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Using Post ID and Page ID in same function

I've written a function to display a custom sidebar, which is outputted as a sidebar. On some pages, I have a Custom Field called 'show_sidebar', which I can assign as 'false' on pages which I do not ...
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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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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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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) { ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Clarify: Enqueueing scripts within shortcode only loads in footer?

Each time I enqueue scripts inside the shortcode handler, it ends up in the footer. It doesn't matter whether I register them first and set it to load in the header, if I enqueue inside the shortcode ...
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How to detect shortcode usage, submit a form from widget to that page?

I've created a plugin and now want to create a widget containing a form that will submit to the page where my plugin shortcode is embedded from any wordpress page on the front end. I assume that ...
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Get page content and execute shortcodes on a page

I would like to get show multiple page's content on one page with shortcodes. If I use return $html; the shortcodes not working, if I use return do_shortcode($html); the shortcode working, but the ...
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Progress bar - JS + CSS

I'm trying to implement a progress bar to wordpress. Exactly this one : http://workshop.rs/2012/12/animated-progress-bar-in-4-lines-of-jquery/ php shortcodes function progress_bar( $atts, $content ...
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Plugin or shortcode for ISBN number?

I have a Woocommerce site with a catalogue of books. Each book has an ISBN (or EAN) number entered in a custom field. I need to do two things with the ISBN, and I don't want to have to manually ...
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Creating tabs shortcode

<div id="tab-side-container"> <ul> <li><a href="#side-tab1">Tab 1</a></li> <li><a href="#side-tab2">The Second Tab</a></li> ...
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Get ID of the page where shortcode is included

I have a page with a shortcode that uses get_the_ID(). The shortcode displays custom fields from the current page. When I include that page within another page, get_the_ID() returns the ID of the ...
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Use shortcode as parameter for another shortcode

I'd like to use a shortcode as a parameter to pass to another shortcode: [google_map address="[content field='address']"] However, this outputs a blank map plus this string: "] I've looked in both ...
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Display certain category in a page

Is there any way to display certain category name in a page via shortcode? Edit: I have plugin which displays posts in pages by shortcode [display-post id=id of post]. I would like to have similar ...
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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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Code auto escaping is not working when using short codes

I'm using this ages old, but still well working, plugin (source code here) to auto escape html inside <code>. All is well and good until I tried to use short codes to form the ...
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Shortcode for sectors

We've been given a WordPress site that has the following shortcode in the body of the page. [show_case_studies post_type="case-study" posts_per_page="15" order="ASC" orderby="menu_order" ...
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Shortcode not working in custom post types

I have created a shortcode and placed it in my functions.php and registered it with: add_shortcode('featured-attribution', 'gteh_author_shortcode'); It works fine on posts and pages. I created a ...
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Passing a location-dependent array via wp_localize_script within a shortcode

I have created a shortcode that is intended to be inserted into custom field of a music custom post type. The shortcode is coverted into an audio playlist using the jplayer jquery plugin (and it's ...
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Str_replace using shortcode with multiple changes

I am using a feed importer plugin which gives the option to use a short code in case I need to change data (in this case data for a custom field) on import, using for example: ...
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php within a shortcode within php

I've been trying for ages to get this work, but to no avail! Any help would be greatly appreciated. <?php echo do_shortcode("[thumb]'".bp_profile_field_data('field=3')"'[/thumb]"); ?> ...
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Custom field for default gallery

How I can add custom field in default WordPress gallery? in visual editor and in shortcode.
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Can't seem to get [shortcode]s to work

function register_shortcodes(){ add_shortcode( 'my_shortcode', 'my_shortcode' ); } add_action( 'init', 'register_shortcodes'); function my_shortcode( $atts ) { return "--my_shortcode--"; ...
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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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Creating a costing calculator plugin. How can the user create the calculations without coding?

I am relatively new to php & wordpress development. I am trying to create a plugin that allows the user to create an unlimited number of costing calculators. Users will be able to add fields ...
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How can I join the two key with the two value of a custom field?

I am using wp add custom field with images and text multiple time .. how can join to have the key and value in the same div ? <div id="Caption-custom" class=""> <?php $text = ...