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 Images at Master Uniform Height

I'm trying to figure out a way to insert images from the media library into the post editor at a uniform height... but by selecting one option. For example, I set a height like "300" somewhere (like ...
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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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do_shortcode with custom field

Ok I suck at PHP, so I'll explain this in "English" first then proceed to code. I've got a custom field in my WP DB called ecpt_imdb - this is the numeric value of a movie from the imdB. For example: ...
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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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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 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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Wordpress core responsive video not working with shortcode

I cannot get the video from Wordpress core to behave responsively. I'm using the following CSS: .videocontent { width: 100%; height: 100%; max-width: 1024px; margin: 0 auto; } ...
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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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Onepage with shortcodes

i build a onepage wordpress theme , and for showing all my pages in one page i use a loop , but shortcodes don't work (Ex : contact form 7 : the form is showing but don't work at all) this is my code ...
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Shortcode not working inside html input

I'm using Wordpress 4.2.3 The shortcode is added with the following: function upsellxid_shortcode() { return '9eaa86d1a36a126313aa752c2ff8e16c'; } function upsellxid_shortcode_2() { return ...
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WooCommerce shortcode displaying strangely

I am working on a WooCommerce build at the minute, and I'm having trouble with the WooCommerce shortcodes (and potentially a clash with my theme). See this page: ...
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How to add conent (text) to Add New pages form of admin in WordPress

I am new to WordPress. I have created a Shortcode. Now I want to add description of Shortcode to Pages->Add New Page so the user can easily use the Shortcode which I have created. I want that text ...
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$wpdb returns duplicate posts

I have created a shortcode which shows the posts which were created after the user last logged in. The shortcode is working perfectly fine, but I am not sure why but I am getting 7 duplicate posts. So ...
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Change shortcode output (filter?)

I'm new to filters and actions and I'm starting to see how useful they are. However I do need a bit of help with the following problem. I'd like to remove the html code from this <?php if ( ...
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wordpress Shortocode running twice?

I developed a plugin for my citrus payment gateway.I created a shortcode to manage it. It was running absolutely fine some days ago.Now I don't know who changed what, now that shortcode is running ...
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Next Post links not working in custom post type shortcode

I'm trying to paginate some custom posts types, and the previous link works, but not the next link. I tried several ways but I'm not able to find the correct one... if anyone could help :) This is ...
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Iterate through each menu item into a shortcode

Since i cant easily use short-codes in the menu, is there a simple way to iterate through all a menus label through a short-code? For example say i created a few custom link menus with labels of ...
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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 = ...