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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<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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Display page/post content with Ajax - Shortcode Issue

Sorry for my english :) I am trying, for my new portfolio to load content post on home page with ajax. It's almost ok. I got issue with shortcode. I try many thing (iframe, but it not i'm looking ...
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Wraping $content into link with shortcodes

I'm working with shortcodes in WordPress and I struggle with one problem. I'm trying to wrap my $content into tags, but it doesn't work properly. So here is my shortcode function: <?php ...
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Execute shortcode twice in the same page

I need help with a shortcode question. I have this code: add_shortcode("archive", "archive_render"); function archive_render($atts) { extract(shortcode_atts(array( "rientro" => "no", ...
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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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How to have different captions for same image, for galleries?

Seems like I can't have the same image in different galleries with different captions. Is it possible to make that working in any way? Like if we could change the shortcut code that Wordpress is ...
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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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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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Shortcodes: Pros and Cons

We're about to start developing a new relatively simple widget in the form of a plugin for a specific client job - but want to create something that will be usable on future projects. This plugin ...
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Always use <figure> for post images

The default behavior when it comes to full-width images in posts is this: If you insert an image alone, this HTML structure is produced: <p><img/></p> If you insert an image with a ...
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Which post called the shortcode

So, I have layered content using shortcodes (Post_A is using a shortcode to show the content of Post_B, which is using a shortcode to show the content of Post_C) Is it possible for the Post_C ...
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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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Wordpress Gallery with ID's Shortcode not Working

Currently, the code below runs well if I use the old gallery shortcode that looks like this [gallery] . However, after Wordpress 3.5 update gallery shortcodes now include the image IDs by default that ...
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ACF Shortcode bringing in my shortcode is adding unnecessary line breaks

At the VERY core, my question is - how to remove linebreaks on a single ACF field that is inserted with the ACF shortcode. I have a lot of "shortcodes within shortcodes" here so I will walk this ...
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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 display random users with avatars

I adapted a little a function to display a number of random users with their avatars with a shortcode. It works, but something is not good. Sometimes it displays with one user less than I want (just a ...
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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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Why can't wp.mce.views system register an element shortcode?

The Wordpress wp-view system is a neat way to integrate wysiwyg shortcodes into the editor - Wordpress uses it for gallery and other shortcodes. But unfortunately it seems it only works for [shortcode ...
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Looking to Customize YouTube Video Embeds

I am looking to embed youtube videos into my posts and publish them as custom post types (videos). I would like to be able to append the options for getting rid of the information bar, starting the ...
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How to display the site name in a WordPress page, or post

I'm trying to create a set of legal pages, that I can add to any WordPress site. Within these pages, I want to mention the site name. Is there a built in shortcode or something, that I can include in ...
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Shortcode API: How to get name that matched shortcode RegEx?

I am looking for a way to reproduce what is described in the documentation: An overloaded shortcode callback. According to the docs, the $atts array will contain the string that matched the shortcode ...
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apply_filters('the_content', $content) vs do_shortcode($content)

Lets say I have a theme option or custom postmeta text area. Now I want to execute multiple shortcodes, general texts, images etc. What will be best practice and why? Option 1: $content = //my text ...
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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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Nested Wordpress Shortcodes of Different Types

How would you do a shortcode wrapper that can differentiate between different nested shortcodes. [teaching_tool_wrapper param1="true" param2="false"] [chord param1="something"] [scale ...
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How to open media browser from tinyMCE window?

I'm trying to create a shortcode to embed audio files, with custom data as copyright owners and year, etc. It's a basic tinyMCE window with textboxes to insert the information, and the URL of audio ...
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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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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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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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Wordpress Shortcode callback function with a plugin

I am working on a plugin and the plugin currently works great on the admin section but I'm trying to extend the functionality to the front end and using a shortcode to use the same functions. I have a ...
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How to create a shortcode with 1 parameter (atts)

I am having trouble getting a shortcode to work with 1 attribute. Here is my shortcode [sme_user-email userID="2"] Here are my scripts - none of them work. function getUserEmail_func($atts) { ...
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How disable checkbox when listbox value changes in tinymce

I'm creating a custom popup in tinyMCE for WordPress, to insert video shortcodes, so I have a list of websites (YouTube, Vimeo, Vine, and others) in a listbox, and a checkbox to let the user decide to ...
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Shortcode and whitespace formatting problem

I'm having a problem with shortcodes on a website, currently you enter a shortcode in the post edit screen like the following: [tab name=Itinerary] This will output a tab such as: However as ...
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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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Create a random list of html items within a shortcode in the functions file.

I'm trying to create a function that randomly pulls lines of code for a list of HTML items. Basically, I'm going to have a list of 50 or 100 images with hyperlinks associated with them. I'd like a ...
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Extract attribute values from every shortcode in post

I have multiple shortcodes in the post: [section title="first"] [section title="second"] [section title="third"] I want to extract all title values (i.e first, second, third) from external ...
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Shortcodes in custom post fields without the_content()

I have created a custom post type which doesn't use the_content() to display anything in the front-end, just using echo's. The user enters data into a text-area field in the plugin admin back-end, ...
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How do I add an article to specific page?

Regardless of it being WooCommerce or WordPress, I want to add a couple articles to specific pages, so they show there instead of the images that are there now. Homepage I know, I'm supposed to use ...
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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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Correct way to pass information between seperate shortcode functions

I contain all my short-codes in (the equivalent of) functions.php. I want to have one short-code function share information in an object, and another able to access that object. The shortcodes may or ...
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Nested shortCode functions in the functions.php file

I'm trying to get a shortcode function (newStuff) to display inside of another function (oldStuff), but I'm running into trouble. Both shortCode functions are listed below, as well as what I've tried. ...
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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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How best to apply do_shortcode in media.php for captions

I wanted to be able to put shortcodes in an image caption. I've successfully done this by modifying the media.php file with the following just prior to return. $atts['caption']= ...
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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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shorthand syntax for custom fields

I'm trying to write a shortcode and am sorely out of practice with this stuff. It's for a plugin Full Width Audio Player and I'm trying to query all tracks within a certain playlist so it will output ...
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Shortcode display CPT Query only showing 1 post?

Ive seen similar questions on here but I am already using WP_Query and wp_reset_postdata. In short I wrote a shortcode that queries our Custom Post Type to display posts specific to a category. ...
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Display function from functions.php in tag.php

I've added several functions to the functions.php file. I call those functions using a shortcode [shortCode] while in posts, pages, and widgets. But the [shortcode] will not work outside of posts, ...