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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Execute Closing Shortcode After the_content

I need to execute a short code on thousands of posts which don't already contain the short code as i've added some manually. I'm using another function to add the opening short code after the 2nd ...
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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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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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Plugin Handle URL With Custom Theme

I need to develop a plugin in which a special page needs to be created. This page will have a completely separate design from the rest of the website, and will be located at a specific URL. I realize ...
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show shortcodes in editor

Is there any way in which i can show custom shortcodes inside the editor panel, I have a bunch that I've created and thought it would be a good idea? Not found anything online other than tutorials on ...
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Gallery shortcode numerical sorting

When I try to sort a Gallery created through the [gallery] shortcode by numerical titles I get them sorted in alphabetical order. That means that they are sorted like so: 1, 3, 34, 4, 56, 6, etc. ...
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wp_specialchars and wp_specialchars_decode in a shortcode plugin

I have written my first plugin, a shortcode plugin. I have read about wp_specialchars and wp_specialchars_decode but I'm not sure how to use them. The plugin read a shortcode allowing some parameters ...
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Processing shortcodes in groups (separated by line breaks)?

The Project I'm working on a plugin to resize and embed rows of images using shortcodes that will be converted into <img> tags. In most cases there will be multiple images per row, and the ...
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Raw output (preventing wpautop)

Using WordPress 3.5. I'm trying to put a <form> into a Page of a WP-based site. Unfortunately, WP is "helpfully" screwing up the formatting of the form by inserting <br> and <p> ...
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Single post content custom order

In my post I have a shortcode for [video] than text content. Single post page displays first entry-meta, than title, than content [video] + text. What I need is to add some condition in single.php so ...
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Pagination in a Shortcode. Get_next_posts_link not working but get_previous_posts_link works fine right next to it

I'm trying to output a custom post type archive using a shortcode. Everything works fine except for the get_next_posts_link part. The weird part is that it's right next to a get_previous_posts_link ...
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Saving post content to database with do_shortcode?

I'm working on a project where I use WordPress admin hooked up with Laravel. I use WP to edit and create posts and Laravel to query the database. I also use shortcodes. Is it possible to call the ...
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Shortcodes: override a shortcode / change shortcode on the fly

I've done a plugin where you can add shortcode like this: [myplugin xx] (where xx is a number which calls a specific content xx). I have to do a multilingual version of my plugin, so here's my trick: ...
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Pre-populating new Page creation with shortcodes

I would like to have my authors to be able to create new pages on my site, but I would like a couple of shortcodes to automatically be included when they create each page. The shortcodes independently ...
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Display custom post type with shortcode

I have made a custom post type for my WordPress Theme and a page where the custom post types are displayed. But does anyone know how to make a shortcode that displays posts of a custom post type?
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Shortcode for External HTML

I'm looking for a short-code that I can put in a page, that will open up a static external HTML file. The point is so I can update the file, and change the contents of the page with just uploading a ...
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Custom Info Box at end of posts?

I'm pretty new to WordPress so there are some parts of it I have difficulty working with. I run a small scale gaming niche website which focuses on just a small group of video games, and what I'm ...
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Wordpress Short code for List style

Hi I am using following short code to generate a list [ul style="5"] [li]Surgical Internship: Yale University – New Haven, Connecticut, 2001 [/li] [li]Orthopaedic Residency: Yale University – New ...
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Is there a good way to load tiny_mce_popup.js through editor.windowManager.open?

I need to load tiny_mce_popup.js in my page video.php. The page video.php is a popup. {text:'Video', onclick: function() { editor.windowManager.open({ title: 'TinyMCE', ...
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How to create shortcode for auto login after registration

I've a code for auto-login after registration which is: function auto_login_new_user( $user_id ) { wp_set_current_user($user_id); wp_set_auth_cookie($user_id); $request = ...
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Multiple instances of the shortcode on the same page

I have this shortcode: function fm_requestebook ($atts) { $atts = shortcode_atts(array( 'cf7' => null, 'filename' => null, 'event' ...
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Call/Run a Shell Script from Wordpress Page/Blog

Is it possible to run a Mathematica shell script from a Wordpress page or blog post? There doesn't seem to be a plugin available or way to do this. The script would need to take values inputted in ...
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<p> tag breaks shortcode output (other solutions don't work)

I just encountered weird problem. My shortcode output which is something like '<span class="link_container"><a href="#">'.$content.'</a></span> <div ...
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Can not get shortcode content in function

I use a shortcode on my page like [homepage_featuredproducts]test[/homepage_featuredproducts] In my functions.php function homepage_featuredproducts( $atts , $content = null ) { ...
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Expanding a function to call a plugin or show a link

I have added the following code to my functions.php to validate if a user is logged in before allowing them to fill out a form: function my_members_only_shortcode($atts, $content = null) { if ...
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shortcode order for event custom post type

ok im working on a website using post type event with post_meta event_start_date, i created a shortcode and everything is displaying fine except for it displaying in order, it seems as its not ...
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Shortcode not accepting atts

i have been working on a shortcode and I am having trouble passing $atts to it. i can't figure out what i am doing wrong. To say it another way, i cannot update 'input_product_image_ID' to a ...
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Video Shortcode Only Returning a Link

I am trying to dynamically load a video in the media library using the built in MediaElement player. To do this, I am using the do_shortcode() function to run the [video] shortcode and build up the ...
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the_content() shows shortcode instead of parsing it

I'm loading a given post data via Ajax. The problem is that a plugin's shortcode is not parsed. The plugin is "Ninja Forms". It outputs [ninja_forms_display_form id=5] Instead of rendering the ...
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How to create a shortcode for embedding pdf in iframe?

General information I am creating a site with WordPress. For the content I want that the PDF files can be embedded inside an iframe. So I first created a WordPress function to hook in ...
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Multiple level shortcodes

I am working on a plugin and stopped in a situation, I hopesomeone can help me with a solution. I want to have a shortcode structure like : [shortcode_1] [shortcode_2] [shortcode_3] ...
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Class variables in shortcodes

Don't know what I'm doing wrong but, I have the following code: class the_shortcode { //Define Class Variables private $var; public function __construct() { ...
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Visual Composer integration

I've installed Visual Composer on my own template. The thing is that is not rendering all it's shortcodes. <?php $post = get_post( $post->ID ); echo $post->post_content; ?> Is that ...
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How wp maps urls into files

I am trying to understand how wordpress works. I have found this line of code in my theme: <?php echo get_permalink(get_option('Theme_search_page_id')) ?> If I get the that option from mysql ...
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Display title of child pages in shortcode

I'm having a hard time figuring out how to display the title of the childpages as the id of a div. Assuming that 'news' & 'othernews' are siblings of the parent page home (39) I want something ...
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How to build shortcode for tabs

i made a tabbed widget to display recent post , comments, and popular posts, but now i want to take out tab function from this and make a shortcode of it, so i can add it to wp posts and use it there. ...
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Only execute specific shortcodes

For my wordpress content editor I need to specify the shortcodes I want to get executed. Is there a chance to define an array of shotcodes which get executed and all other shortcodes in the content ...
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How can I define the output of shortcode attribute value?

I would like to create a shortcode that has predefined output for attribute values. For example: [shortcode att="value1"] output = <div id="value1">Predefined content for value1</div> ...