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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Why can't I type [ ] opening and closing brackets on the Visual tab?

Trying to type [ brings the text area to full screen. Trying to type ] does nothing. It really inhibits my shortcode usage. On the Text tab it works fine, so it's only in TinyMCE. I use an european ...
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Cannot send session cache limiter - Headers Already Sent

Error Messages is as follows : Warning: session_start() [function.session-start]: Cannot send session cache limiter - headers already sent (output started at ...
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Short codes not working - not rendering

I have a brand new (few weeks old) Wordpress blog for my lake house. I downloaded a nice theme (Bentuestu) suitable for rental properties and then tried to use the short codes from that theme on the ...
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add_filter post_gallery and do_shortcode

I'm attempting to swap out short codes on the fly but having an issue that I'm hoping someone can help with. Basically I've added a "Gallery Type" option to the wp.media library and am using the ...
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image map in a widget

I have an image that is inserted in a widget via shortcode. You can see on the bottom-right of footer that the image is actually an image map. My problem is that I have no idea how to hook the map ...
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Serializing URL via wp add_shortcode to auto select from option list onload

first time in the wordpress stackexchange community! Great that there is such a thing... Scope: Use of the add_shortcode method to use url string to automatically select options in a scraped table on ...
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Create dynamic content in Wordpress Shortcode

can i create content (mean html markup with my data) dynamically, and place this in my shortcode? i have Visual builder where i can add some html elements inside my shortcode, shortcode looks like ...
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Jetpack Post by Email at specific Date and Time?

Currently, I can post by email using the Jetpack plugin and I can use the [delay] shortcode to set the date it should be published. However, I need to set the time of day it should be published as ...
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How to display the 3rd & 4th level children only, using get_children()?

I found this code & edited it for my needs. How can I only display the 3rd & 4th level child pages of "Home"? I just want to display the 3rd & 4th level child pages because that's the main ...
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TinyMCE Custom Styles or Shortcode Components?

One of the WordPress theme projects I'm working on for a hiking and travel blog adds additional facts and notes in small info boxes about the particular topic being discussed. For instance, on a post ...
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Shortcodes on instagram

I want to embed my instagram picture using a shortcode, I don't want to copy the link and paste it as other forums suggest because our editors will be the ones adding embeded links. I also do not ...
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Content Section Custom Anchor Not Working

I purchase WP theme (Techwise) and I found an issue with content menu sidebar in post page. that content not working as same (toc) Table of Content. it's not working with Arabic letters but working ...
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Plugin Error on activating

I'm building theme. but for custom post type, custom taxonomies and shortodes . I created the simple plugin. just plugin info and then functions to create CPT CT and shortcode. here is the example: ...
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Get the excerpt length to return attribute

I am writing a shortcode where I would like to set a number to an attribute and then return it in the excerpt. So the shortcode [excerpt_test=10 another_option=something] gets me the excerpt length of ...
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Limit the number of successful logins

I would like to retrieve the number of successful logins of a user and act accordingly. If user logged in more than 10 times, then log out user automatically with wp_logout() or similar. I would ...
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Custom short code pulling all tag IDs instead of selected ID

My server host recently detected malware in a script and deleted the files, causing the audio player plugin on my website to go bye-bye. I'm trying to restore but now the custom short code I wrote is ...
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Previous/Next Post Link within Child Post

I am creating a custom plugin for Sensei by WooThemes that allows me to create custom shortcodes. Currently, I am working on a feature that lets me move to previous/next courses within lessons. As far ...
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Snippet for extern page

I am extremeley new to wordpress developing. My current situation is that I have created a plugin with a shortcode which i can insert into my wordpress site. Now I am wondering if there is a way how ...
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Ads below footer

A client of mine has ads on his website, which are managed by a CPT. The ads can be pulled in via a widget, hardcoded query and a shortcode. I have an issue that isn't consistent that I'm trying to ...
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Problem with the_content() shortcode

The content from the footer pages on my website as well as blog post content is missing on my live site, although all is OK on my development service. There seems to be an issue with the short ...
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Does a String Replacing script affect shortcode output?

I have some javascript in the header that finds and replaces any phone number string in the static html output of the page. It's working great on strings that are outputted by the_content, but for ...
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Shortcode error

I've created a plugin that includes the shortcode below, it works fine one website ( http://www.porministries.org/wordpress/?page_id=16 ) but not on another website ( http://www.rccov.com/media/ ). I ...
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Passing multidimensional arrays and associative arrays to plugin shortcodes

I want to pass complex structured data to a plugin I am creating. I have been using text strings in shortcodes with delimiters that are exploded into arrays by the plugin but things get increasingly ...
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How to get value from listbox in TinyMCE

I want to get the value in the listbox but it always return text value (Yes/No instead of True/False). This is my code: onclick: function () { ed.windowManager.open({ title: 'A Grid based ...
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How to change color of headlines within shortcode?

I have done my own shortcode for the layout of the page like this: (from the functions.php file) // One Half function layout_one_half($atts, $content = null) { $atts = shortcode_atts( array( ...
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Shortcode Menu plugins default value

I use Shortcode Menu plugins, everything works fine. When I'm using a smartphone, the menu is responsive but the default value is the last value of the Menu. I would like that the default value is ...
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Inserting a variable into a shortcode inside php

$idstring = do_shortcode( $cb_video_url ); long story short, this gets the YouTube video ID from a given url (example: 5kx45jHqQ ) and there is a youtube embed plugin for wordpress that uses the ...
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Special characters get auto replaced

When I create a new post in WordPress and I publish my post, everything is OK. But when I try to edit my old post, the code in [code] has changed. For example " changes to &quot; and < ...
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Extract a WordPress shortcode attribute from function and apply in another one

I try to modify simple AJAX contact form so that it could take shortcode arguments. Specifically I need to send a message about the successful submission of the form, and as well error message based ...
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Custom Login in Shortcode got error

I am creating a shortcode that having a login form but it seems I got error when I try to login. this is my code. function postCustomWPLogin($username, $password){ $creds = array(); ...
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why full page is being feedbacked when using ajax?

Having kind of strange problem. The code i'm using in the plugin is as below //user login form add_shortcode('ajax_login', 'atest'); function atest(){ global $load_js; $load_js = true; return ...
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Placing PHP inside Theme Accordion

I have already posted this on Wordpress.org support (with no response yet) however on the advice from someone they thought this website maybe better suited. I realize that short codes should probably ...
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Modify shortcode to work with custom taxonomies and slugs

I am using this code which works fine with posts but I am looking to modify it so that the user can specify in the shortcode: custom post type name taxonomy name slug of taxonomy category For some ...
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Replacing Gallery Shortcode with Foundation's Clearing

Using wordpress 4.1 and Foundation 5, and attempting to replace the stock gallery shortcode with foundation's clearing. In debugging mode, I get a notice of: Strict Standards: ...
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Get Current CPT taxonomy category in shortcode

I am calling my shortcode like this which works fine but I would like to avoid defining the slug, and instead picking it up automatically from the current custom post type that the shortcode resides ...
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How to display the comments_template with a shortcode and only on that location (remove from default location)?

How can I mimic the code below in order to display the comments list (comments_template) with a shortcode? add_shortcode( 'wpse_comment_form', function( $atts = array(), $content = '' ) { if( ...
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Wp-editor box within options page

I'm trying to put together a quick plugin where I have a Options menu with a wp-editor box, and than content gets output via a shortcode. So far I've added a menu, created an option page, and setup a ...
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Enqueue script in ajax shortcode call

I load a template part via ajax which contains a shortcode, which needs a javascript file to draw something. How do you enqueue it? Should I echo <script></script>? But what if it's ...
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WordPress core playlist function not showing artist and album info

On my test environment, all the information from the ID3 tags show up just fine on the playlists using the core MediaElement.js player. ...
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Split on self closing shortcode and retrieve args,

I'm writing a custom lesson post type for teachers that may or may not be technically minded. I want to make it as simple as possible for them to divide their lesson into segments that will be ...
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Do a summary based on sections in a post

I wonder if it's possible in wordpress to create a summary, let's say at the begining of the post, that displays links to all the post section ? Example: [summary title="Summary"] [section]Title ...
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How to output different content of page on different places in my template

I have a special template for my homepage. There are many different boxes, and in every box I want to have different content. That should be possible to create over the backends page edit function. ...
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Possible to add author avatar to header so displays for all, not just registered/logged users?

I have a wordpress site and here is the page where I am trying to display the avatar & user name in the header, listmenow.com/default Is it possible to display the avatar & user name for the ...
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How to display single arbitrary facebook post with a shortcode?

Does anyone know of a plugin that can show a single recent Facebook post with a shortcode that works something like this: [fb-recent post="0"] [fb-recent post="1"] where post="0" refers to the most ...
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how to pass variable of shortcode of wp to javascript

I have create a shortcode of google map in my theme. whole code is below. function google_map_view_scripts() { wp_enqueue_script( 'googlemap', get_template_directory_uri() . ...
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Wordpress add menu to page content using editor

I can manage custom menus in Appearance -> Menus Then, I can add any of these custom menus to the page content by inserting a shortcode like this in the editor: [menu name="Menu1"] Question: How ...
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display-posts shortcode attributes have no effect

I need to list some specific posts on a page. I discovered the [display-posts] shortcode feature but it doesn't seem to work. Here's what I'm trying to do: [display-posts posts_per_page="2"] ...
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Problem in creating a shortcode form custom post type slider

I am trying to build a shortcode of my custom slider. The following is my code : add_shortcode('teresa_stories_courage_slider', 'teresa_stories_courage_slider_shortcodes'); function ...
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return wp query results in a shortcode

I am using wp query results in a shortcode, and right now I am echoing out the stuff I need, or just using wp functions (title(), the_content() etc.). The problem is, if I put that shortcode in a ...
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Should too many attributes make shortcode fail?

I have been working on a full scope GUI shortcode generator. It is pretty much finished but I am having some weird things happen on testing out the end product. The shortcodes seem to fail if more ...