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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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, ...
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Shortcode not passing variable to included file

I set up a shortcode which includes a standard php/html form file. In the form I have a hidden field where the value is a variable which is meant to be available in the form via the shortcode ...
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Ouput rel attribute on links in Gallery Shortcode within template file

I've added a gallery into a template file using echo do_shortcode('[gallery link="file" ids="1,2,3,4,5"]' ); When I use just the shortcode within a post I get a rel attribute on the links to the ...
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Add custom image size to shortcode

I am using WP-Views by WP-Types, to list WooCommerce category images in a page. WP-Views doesnt support category images by default, so i found this code to make category images available by shortcode. ...
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Render shortcodes with get_post_custom

Wondering if anyone knows how to get a toggle shortcode to render when using: get_post_custom <?php $post_customs = get_post_custom(); //$post_customs = the_sub_field('project_items'); ...
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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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Problem in creating a shortcode form custom post type slider

I am trying to build a shortcode of my custom slider. The following is my code : add_shortcode('teresa_stories_courage_slider', 'teresa_stories_courage_slider_shortcodes'); function ...
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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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custom page or standalone page?

I'm new to WordPress. I have a requirement to implement a live calculator(results updated as you type) in a WordPress site. The site has a simple theme. What is the best way to implement this? ...
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return wp query results in a shortcode

I am using wp query results in a shortcode, and right now I am echoing out the stuff I need, or just using wp functions (title(), the_content() etc.). The problem is, if I put that shortcode in a ...
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Get shortcode from the content and display it in other place (in sidebar, for example)

I have a shortcode: [content_block] If that shortcode exists in content and has the attribute position=top, I would like to remove it from the content and display it in other place. For example, in ...
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Load Gallery Images with Title on Homepage BX Slider

I need to display all thumbnails of a gallery on the homepage using the Roots theme with links to one page with a shortcode. The gallery has to be loaded as list items using BX Slider's jQuery to ...
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sql query in shortcode not working

I have a custom table 'wp-products' in WordPress with the following fields id (primary key) e.g 1 make e.g. ford model e.g. mustang price e.g. 17500.00 id ...
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Should too many attributes make shortcode fail?

I have been working on a full scope GUI shortcode generator. It is pretty much finished but I am having some weird things happen on testing out the end product. The shortcodes seem to fail if more ...
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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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How to link to a page that has a shortcode?

I am building a calendar plugin that can be added within a page via shortcode. I am trying to find how I can build a link that links to the page the shortcode for the calendar is in. So another words ...
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Simple Dropbox - Dashboad Widget ( Call as funchtion or do_shortcode() )

Hello I'm looking to use the simple dropbox plugin, on my dashboard as a secure upload widget, but it uses shortcode to be displayed on a page or post, not so much the dashboad. [simple-wp-dropbox]. ...
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wordpress plugin admin area save settings

I am brand new in wp plugin development and i need your help cause throw web the answers that i find confused me. So i would like to make a countdown timer wp plugin for my website that will display ...
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Hide shortcodes “code” when using the “editor” the same as wordpress do with “gallery”

i have question, how to hide the "shortcode code" when using the "editor" the same as wordpress do with "gallery"? my clients hate to see shortcodes as "code". And the truth, not only him, but a lot ...
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How to edit classes inside shortcode with jQuery

Please someone help me to do this .. I want to add FontAwesome shortcode to my theme I have a shortcode that is generated: add_shortcode( 'sh_icon', function( $atts, $content=null ){ $atts = ...