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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IF statement in a do_shortcode

Is it possible to do a if statement in a do_shortcode? <?php echo do_shortcode("[table width='500'] " . if ( have_posts() ) : while ( have_posts() ) : ...
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detect when shortcode ran for the last time

I'm wondering, given this code: add_shortcode( $tag , $func ); Is there a hook I can use that will always be called AFTER the last time $func was called, but soon enough, so I can still call ...
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Place the page title into the short code

I have created a short code called [contianer-narrow][/container-narrow] which wraps your content in a twitter bootstrap class: .container-narrow the issue is that the page title is not included. is ...
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Shortcode for a link and thumbnail

<?php // Add Shortcode function blog_shortcode( $atts ) { // Attributes extract( shortcode_atts( array( 'id' => '', ), $atts ) ); // Code if (has_post_thumbnail()) { $url ...
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Add htmlentities and/or shortcode into data-attributes

I realize this is crazy but, I built up a filtered gallery with quicksand and it pulls in a larger image, title and description when you click the smaller image it shows the data-img in a larger form. ...
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wp_editor returns the shortcode and not render the output

I built a plugin, and I would like to use shortcodes in the integrated wp_editor. I'm using echo to display the content of the wp_editor, so I think that's the problem why I can't use the shortcode. ...
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How can a shortcode can take the place of the featured image in a post?

When there is a specific shortcode in a post (example [sc]anything[/sc]), I want to hide the featured and take it's place. How can I do that? I add this on my theme function // TopWide Shortcode ...
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Wordpress Gallery shortcode: Display one category ID only

Good Day. I am using a Gallery shortcode in my wordpress site to display images. Problem is that I wasnt the gallery to show only images from a certain category, for example category id 35. How do I ...
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shortcode to create dynamic dropdown box form shortcode attributes

I am trying to make a shortcode that will create a dynamic dropdown list of downloadable file links, that once selected, html will show a download link below the dropdown. Here is the end result of ...
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Should I cache default WordPress gallery shortcode output?

I'm overriding default WordPress gallery like so: add_filter( 'post_gallery', 'my_gallery_shortcode'), 12, 2 ); function my_gallery_shortcode($output, $attr) { // some modifications ...
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Storing Options in a Shortcode

I am creating a Wordpress plugin. I want to create 1 single shortcode that changes output based on the settings changed by the user on the admin settings page. So for starters, I have something like ...
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Check if post has gallery images/media

Is there a Wordpress conditional that I can use to check for gallery images/media in a post? I do not want to check if the [gallery] shortcode exist in a post. Attached is a screenshot of what I ...
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do_shortcode() doesn't work if shortcode contained in variable, works if shortcode passed as string

I'm developing a plugin, wherein one of the features is to switch out forms on a specific page by changing the shortcode within a custom field. within my plugin file: function getShort() { ...
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Function to show only first instance of shortcode

I need to add a function to my theme to remove additional instances of a shortcode in a post. First off I wonder if i'm approaching this wrong, but I have a theme that is drastically reformats the ...
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Include PHP file in Content using [shortcode]

Here is what I have I am not having any lucking finding how to simply include a file in the content editor using a shortcode. For Example if I wanted to include form.php inside my Contact Page how ...
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Remove action from shortcode

There is add_action() function inside function which is callback for add_shortcode(). Any idea how to remove this action with the help of custom plugin? Should I hook to any action which is called ...
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Is there any inherent difference between add_filter() and add_shortcode() for modifying [caption]?

The context is the [caption] shortcode found in media.php which contains img_caption_shortcode img_caption_shortcode also includes these lines: $output = apply_filters('img_caption_shortcode', '', ...
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Stop auto formatting in shortcodes

Is there a way I can stop Wordpress auto formatting everything I enter inside a shortcode tag? A the moment I want to include a h2, a paragraph and another shortcode, but everytime I do Wordpress ...
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The result of a shortcode appear BEFORE page content

I have a page, with a shortcode that get all the post from a categorie and put after the content of the page. For no apparent reason, the result of a WP_Query() in the shortcode APPEAR ALWAYS at the ...
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Get the content inside shortcode and apply external function to it?

function t_shortcode($atts, $content = null){ $lang = strtolower($atts['lang']); $content = "<div id='translator' class='translate_".$lang."'>".$content."</div>"; if($lang == ...
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Use [shortcode=“value”] instead of [shortcode att=“value”]?

With shortcodes that have only one attribute, it would be much easier from a content-editing perspective to use, for example, [icon="myicon"] instead of [icon whichicon="myicon"]. Is this possible in ...
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How to return multiples lines in a shortcode?

I found this example of a shortcode on the Internet: function project_shortcode( $atts, $content = null ) { extract( shortcode_atts( array( 'class' => '', 'id' => '', ...
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Short code to display a loop

I've been working on this shortcode w/o any success... function loop_shortcode( $atts = '' ) { '<div class="clear"></div> <div class="childs grid_12"> <?php $the_query = new ...
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How to detect if a Shortcode is being called on a page?

I'm trying to push some variables to google analytics and would like to be able to detect if a shortcode has been included on a page at all. Anybody know a smart way going about this? Thank you! ...
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Custom CSS for plugin form

I have a short code that is adding a form to a page. How do I ensure that the CSS for the form is loaded in time with the shortcode?
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Any Short code Availble for Get Post List With Thumbnail Plugin?

Any Short code Availble for Get Post List With Thumbnail Plugin? or else how to Create Short code for this Particular plugin? Thank u in Advance.
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stop shortcode stripping in category and archive pages

Using the Wordpress default theme 2010 1.1, shortcodes work on the main blog page and individual post pages, but are being stripped out on category and archive pages. For example, stick in the ...
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How resource intensive is wp_register_script()?

I'm trying to use the has_shortcode() function to only load certain scripts when there is a shortcode in the post's content, with this code: wp_register_script( 'shortcode-js-file' , FILE_URI, array( ...
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How to create shortcode to show the 2 latest posts

I would like to create a shortcode that displays the last 3 posts to any page.... It should be laid out like this Title Excerpt...Read more I've added this code in function.php function ...
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Rewriting WordPress Gallery Shortcode with Bootstrap Carousel

In a recently personal theme project for publishing travel posts, I desired a slider-style image gallery rather than the standard column/list-style one WordPress uses out of the box. I like the ...
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(solved) how to have the gallery shortcode output one single UL list instead of several DL?

I need the built-in gallery shortcode to output UL instead of DL. How can I do it? I know I can use the 'post_gallery' filter, but that means almost duplicating the media's gallery_shortcode function. ...
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How can I whitelist only specific shortcodes for processing in text widgets?

I know that I can use the following filters to enable processing of shortcodes in Text Widgets: add_filter( 'widget_text', 'shortcode_unautop'); add_filter( 'widget_text', 'do_shortcode'); How can ...
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Hide Default Video Shortcode Controls on PageLoad

In wordpress 3.6+ when we use default video shortcode [video], controls of video are always visible on pageload. How can we hide these controls on page load and show only when we hover over the video ...
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Get custom post type list for every category shortcode

I am trying to make a shortcode to list all custom posts under the category they are under. Here is my code and I am no expert of coding but i thought that this would work. If someone can tell me what ...
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Calling a shortcode in the backend

I'm using TablePress to make some backend tables. What I want to do is show these tables in a different admin menu than the TablePress menu, because they'll be available to lower user groups. So I ...
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How to parse nested shortcodes?

The nested shortcodes won't parse correctly: [row] [col size="6"]...[/col] [col size="6"] [row] [col size="6"]...[/col] [col size="6"]...[/col] [/row] ...
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Remove images from get_the_excerpt

I'm using a custom function to create a shortcode that displays the latest blog post on the home page of a template. But I'm trying to NOT have it display any images. I know I can use the Advanced ...
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Optimizing Query used for a Shortcode

So, I have this shortcode that produces a list of all published multisite and their pages. The network in question has about 50 sites in it. The problem is that loading the page I put the shortcode on ...
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Shortcode inserts paragraphs before and after executing shortcode

When my shortcode is executed, it inserts a <p></p> before and after the shortcode. My shortcode is the only thing in the text editor of the page. There is not a newline before or after ...
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Call Shortcode inside another Shortcodes callback

I'm using a plugin that shows content only to specific user roles. This content is surrounded by a shortcode tag to make it invisible to other other user roles. Now I'd like to call other shortcodes ...
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How to insert image and text from admin panel throughout my theme

I'd like to have an admin panel where I can upload an image and customize a line of text. Then use a shortcode throughout the theme to display the text/images. I'd also like this to be scalable so I ...
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Run shortcode at certain resolution

I've gone a roundabout way of trying to ask a question about this here: Loading shortcode with ajax but figured it might be worth asking the fundamental question of what I am trying to do without ...
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How do I write this shortcode? [closed]

I have this shortcode, I would like to write in a better and clean way: function webhosting_products_shortcode( $atts, $content = null) { $content='<h2 class="heading_blue">Eburnie Hosting ...
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Add category attribute to custom shortcode

I have created a custom post type called "faq". The custom post type uses categories. I have created a shortcode [faq] that displays all the faq posts. What I would like to do is add an attribute to ...
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unwanted P tags in shortcode, delay wpautop not working

Like others, I'm having issues with WP adding unwanted p tags in my code. I have a shortcode I created that is to simply just spit out my javascript and html when I use it. Everything works fine ...
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Secure Pages Best Practice

I am in process of writing a plugin that has front-end shortcodes that display a user's information/data. If the user is not logged in, I need to redirect to a front-end login page/form. What would ...
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Allow users of my plugin to define their own shortcode rather than use mine?

I'm creating my first plugin. So far everything is great, but my shortcode is something like this [BIMS] and that acronym might not be easy to remember, or appeal to everyone. I'd like to include an ...
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Showing a different gallery in a seperate post

i am using the [multigallery] function and I was wondering if there is a way to use the function to call attachments from another post. For example if i was writing a post about taylor swift and I ...
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Why are you using add_action for shortcode?

I would like to create shortcodes, some tutorials write about to use add_action add_action( 'init', 'register_shortcodes'); but I read tutorials where the author didn't use it, only put ...
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How to use shortcode attribute in separate function

I'm working on a WordPress site and have installed a slider plugin that registers a slider on the backend (or multiple sliders) and then displays it on the front end with a couple of simple php ...