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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Insert image caption (metadata) in shortcode in functions.php

I've created a shortcode that displays a random image given that certain parameters are filled, like img url and number of images to random through. It looks like this: function randimg_shortcode( ...
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What is rich_editing?

I wanted to learn more about shortcodes with button implementation since I do not use them much and I have been doing a lot of research on the topic and the questions and tutorials I run across use a ...
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Will a shortcode placed inside a paragraph tag still be valid?

I looked at some code for an article and saw that there was a shortcode contained in a <p> tag: <p>Blabla</p> <p>[shortcode]</p> <p>Wofwof</p> The ...
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Retrieving Advanced Custom Field within Shortcode Function [closed]

I'm trying to do something that seems like it should be (and probably is) simple: display the result of Advanced Custom Fields get_field() call within the return of a shortcode function. Within a ...
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Why is my shortcode not working

Im making a custom shortcode for my wordpress site and im just running through the example from the shortcode api for wordpress: function myshortcode() { $atts = shortcode_atts( array( ...
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AJAX and do_shortcode

I know questions on this subject have been asked before. But I'm stuck and cannot find a way out. I am using Ajax to load external information to my site. Initially all the information was loaded at ...
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Call attributes from shortcode function to a JavaScript function?

How do I call attributes from shortcode function to a JavaScript function? extract(shortcode_atts( array( 'xyz' => '' ), $atts )); I want to call xyz's value in ...
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How do I turn a shortcode into php?

I need to add a shortcode into one of the php files (replacing a search bar code that is hardcoded into the header php file). How do I add a shortcode to the header php file? This is the code that I ...
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Shortcode not working in widget

I created the following shortcode: function newsletter_signup_shortcode( $atts ) { $post_type = get_post_type(); // Attributes extract( shortcode_atts( array( 'location' => ...
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php in a shortcode

One of the major problems I have with a big site is the number of templates. So I figure I could call an optional footer within the page using a shortcode. function trainer_footer( ){ ...
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Formatting Shortcode to Display in Visual Mode

I was wondering if it's possible to convert this kind of shortcode: [card name="Muscle Band" set="XY" no="121" c="name"][/card] Into this in Visual Mode (in blue-colored text): Muscle Band XY ...
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Previous/Next with the same category

I have this code to use with shortcode at my portfolio pages. Everything is working fine, but I need that next and previous get the same category. This is the code: add_shortcode( 'prev', ...
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PHP Shortcode - 500 error

I have been working on a shortcode with help from this article: http://code.tutsplus.com/tutorials/create-a-shortcode-to-list-posts-with-multiple-parameters--wp-32199. I have tried to do what the ...
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Use html tags in shortcode_atts, is it real?

can i use html tags in shortcode attributes? like this: function b_text( $atts, $content = null ) { extract( shortcode_atts( array( 'text' => '<div class="myClass">DOM</div>' ...
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Show invoice in PDF based on user selection - wpcf7_posted_data [duplicate]

Here is my code and it's not working. function show_bill( $data ) { $data = do_shortcode( '[pdf-embedder url=http://xyxy.com/home/invoices/TCH6418086-2015Sep28_Oct04.pdf]' ); return $data; } ...
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call other shortcode in the email contactform7 send

Please advise how I can call other shortcode in the email contactform7 send. Here is my code: function show_bill( $wpcf7 ) { $wpcf7 .= do_shortcode('[pdf-embedder ...
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Call other shortcode on button click [duplicate]

How can I run other shortcode on click? Here is my code: add_action( 'wpcf7_before_send_mail', 'show_bill' ); function show_bill( $wpcf7 ) { $form = do_shortcode('[pdf-embedder ...
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How can I call other shortcode in the form?

I am using the following code. It works fine, but the issue is my form gets replaced with the result of the shortcode. How can I call the shortcode without replacing the form? add_filter( ...
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Shortcode arguments to another shortcode

I am learning about shortcodes. I've made 2 shortcodes that makes an accordion with bootstrap. One shortode (accordionGroup) creates the body that contains one or more shortcodes to make the items and ...
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Shortcode Displaying Content Twice

I have written this shortcode in my functions.php, its taken from a plugin but its functioning as stand alone, because i have renamed functions and shortcode. This shortcode prints the content of wiki ...
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Portfolio does not appear in Mutilingual site - PolyLang

My theme has an inbuilt portfolio, as it's a portfolio specific site. I'm localizing the site, and have been using the Polylang plugin for subdirectory creation. I have added the shortcode (that the ...
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Attempting to add an imagemap/ content to Front Page — shows up only in meta description

I'm dealing with a nasty old theme for a friend that uses a huge slider as its homepage background image. I'd rather not scrap and recreate the site, as back in the day I put in a good amount of ...
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Freeze a shortcode in place?

Is there a way to "freeze" a shortcode in place so non-Administrators can't edit it? Let's say I have a page like this: [shortcode] Text of the page [other shortcode] Is there a way that ...
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How to call metabox value in custom post type query shortcode?

I am trying to make a testimonial shortcode. That is why I registered a custom post type and now trying to call it using shortcode. I also create a custom metabox for testimonial client country input. ...
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How to create a shortcode for custom page template

I have a custom page template and I want it to display on specific pages. The only way I know to do this is to create a shortcode for this custom page template, so that I can use the custom page ...
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Metabox Keeps Stripping Parts of Shortcode

I am creating a custom metabox, and it will be filled with shortcode. The problem is, after I saved it, it keeps stripping / deleting the last part of the shortcode, like this: Suppose to be: ...
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Remove Shortcode […] from Blog Preview

When utilizing shortcode (plugin, etc.) near the top of the page, the plugin shortcode displays in the preview. Is there a way to hide text within brackets [text like this] from a preview on a recent ...
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Shortcode output is screwed up when arrow symbol “<” is present in content

I have a very simple shortcode to print some text using pre tags function term_shortcode( $atts, $content = null ) { return "<pre>" . htmlentities($content) . "</pre>"; } ...
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Inserting PHP code snippet via shortcode

I'm trying to insert a PHP snippet on a WordPress page using XYZ Insert PHP Code Snippet plugin. This is the code that I'm using but it's not working and I can't figure out what's wrong. I've tried ...
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Get post content from outside the loop with plugin shortcode usability

This is great for showing just the raw content... Get post content from outside the loop But i'd also like to apply shortcodes from various plugins to my content to affect the content. What would I ...
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Shortcode not showing anything

I am using this code, but nothing is being shown on the front page. It seems the shortcode is registered correctly though. function choose_ashtopbar() { ?><img src="/images/flag_globe2.png" ...
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Shortcode sort by category

I have created my own slideshow plugin. When a user adds a slide he/she can also add a category for that slide. I want by shortcode to sort by categorys sort of like [shortcode category="awesome"] ...
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Order Woocommerce Products by Latest Reviewed

In my Woocommerce site, I have: [recent_products per_page="16" columns="4"] which as the shortcode infers, orders products by the most recent. If I wanted to order my products by the ones latest ...
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custom widget plugin work but will not ouput html code on frontend

this custom widget plugin works but on the frontend if i input html codes in the form it will not show on frontend meaning on the frontend none of the html code will work nor show but the text will ...
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Take image from post content, which is image from shortcode slider

I have slider plugin which is added to a post with shortcode. I need to make the first slider image appear as post thumbnail on a home page of the site. First I check if the post has slider shortcode: ...
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Pinterest Pin it shortcode isn't working

function get_pin($atts) { $pinterestimage = wp_get_attachment_image_src( get_post_thumbnail_id( $post->ID ), 'full' ); return '<a href="http://pinterest.com/pin/create/button/?url=' . ...
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FontAwesome Shortcode isn't working properly

function addscFontAwesome($atts) { extract(shortcode_atts(array( 'type' => '', 'size' => '', 'rotate' => '', 'flip' => '', 'pull' => '', 'animated' => ...
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How to sort by meta value, then by other meta value

I've been tasked with creating a 'fully automated' agenda for my client. The goal here is to create an agenda for a conference. The idea is that one shortcode will automatically populate the entire ...
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wp_query with shortcode do_shortcode out of while

I have a theme that uses an accordion that needs nested short codes. I'm trying to get it to work in my wp_query. [av_toggle_container initial='0' mode='accordion' sort=''] [av_toggle title='Toggle ...
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Wordpress plugin shortcodes not outputting anything

I'm in the process of creating a WordPress plugin that retrieves information from a Minecraft Server. I have the script to do this working fine as just a PHP script, however, when I try to convert ...
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How do I pass custom shortcode-extracted variables (taxonomy) into a query function for WordPress RoyalSlider?

Plugin in question: http://dimsemenov.com/plugins/royal-slider/wordpress/ Background: This is a great plugin, and it features a 'post' version where the slider pulls content from posts. However, the ...
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What Will Happen If I do This Hook-ing Pattern?

I am creating a custom hook inside a shortcode like this: do_action("my_custom_hook", $param_1, $param_2, $param_3); I then creating a file containing a class and hooks like the following: class ...
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Run PHP Results inside WP Shortcode

How would I put the below results into the WP Short code? PHP Results: <?php function endsWith($haystack, $needle) { // search forward starting from end minus needle length characters ...
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Conditions to run shortcode from plugin at theme

I´m new to WordPress developing and haven´t figured out, what is needed to run a shortcode from a plugin at the theme. The shortcode is registered at the plugin and the template code <?php ...
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Create custom shortcode inside short code

@toscho answered a similar question here: Shortcode return $content vs do_shortcode($content) There are other answers that are also close, but nothing has been helpful...hope someone here can help. ...
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Alternate text if shortcode returns no data

I'm using some plugins like beer list from Rescuethemes, and an event list, that use a shortcode to display a list of items. I put the shortcode into a Page, and it shows the data. If the shortcode ...
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How to use shortcode in Javascript?

I wrote a script that adds current user name to my button URL. To get current user, I use a plugin. When I use shortcode of plugin, [currentuser_username], then it displays the current user name. So I ...
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Adding a colorbutton in tinymce dialog with current api

I'm trying to add a colorbutton in a tinymce dialog box, which i was able to do with the help of using this stackoverflow question here: ...
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Hide some shortcodes on posts from back-end

I searched everywhere on the web and I didn't find something that could really help me. Here is my problem; I use a plugin that provides shortcodes to show a file in a page or a post. For each file I ...
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How Do I create a shortcode to dispaly a go to top button on any page or post

I am creating a wordpress site, and on every page I would require go to top button. So I was thinking to get some shortcode to do this so that I can insert anywhere. Thanks