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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Php inside the shortcode is getting commented

<?php echo do_shortcode('[learn_more caption="ancila"] <p> <?php echo get_post_meta($postid,principal_1,true)"; wp_reset_query(); ?> </p> ...
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Adding shortcode to the main menu

Is it possible to add shortcode to a main menu? I tried the following but no luck? add_filter('wp_nav_menu_items','add_nwadcart_widget_to_menu', 10, 2); function add_nwadcart_widget_to_menu( ...
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How to make shortcode which returns HTML?

I need to make a shortcode button to TinyMCE editor which, in the moment i click it fills up the content part with HTML. When i click on button i need something like: <div> ... </div> ...
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Custom Shortcode and Button not Working after 3.9 update

I have added a new button that creates a short code but it seems that after the newest WordPress update, the button is not working any more. The button is visible but when someone clicks it, nothing ...
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Displaying WP Gallery images on the front page from a post

The following code works great if you're fetching a gallery on the same page. (much thanks to @Jan Beck for this code -- working with alt/title for WP Gallery shortcode ) But I am trying to get ...
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Customizing gallery shortcode in 3.5

I'm trying to customize the gallery shortcode using the new gallery system in 3.5 and I'm having a bit of trouble and can't figure out where I'm going wrong. This is what I've got at the moment (in ...
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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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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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Shortcode to insert <!--nextpage-->

Since wordpress does not have a menu icon (aka "user friendly) way to add the command to a post or page, I'm trying to create a shortcode to do it. However, as logic would have it, its not that ...
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template_redirect to accompany with a shortcode

In one of my plugin's shortcode I'm handing user login / registration on the fly with a post submission. So the whole thing is happening within the shortcode like: <?php function this_shortcode() ...
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Short codes not working - not rendering

I have a brand new (few weeks old) Wordpress blog for my lake house. I downloaded a nice theme (Bentuestu) suitable for rental properties and then tried to use the short codes from that theme on the ...
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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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add_filter post_gallery and do_shortcode

I'm attempting to swap out short codes on the fly but having an issue that I'm hoping someone can help with. Basically I've added a "Gallery Type" option to the wp.media library and am using the ...
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Shortcode and return value? [duplicate]

I have made a shortcode that works fine except that it's always displayed on top of everything. If I for example add som text or images it will be displayed under the shortcode on page where it's ...
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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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Is there a function to search for a wildcard value when calling a shortcode?

I'm using a plugin to generate a form and rather than inserting the form on to the page using the content editor I'm adding it directly to my template. The problem is that on my local version the id ...
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how to create shortcode in wordpress

So I have the following code: <span class="delete"><a onclick="return confirm('Are you sure?');" href="<?php echo wp_nonce_url( add_query_arg( array( 'action' => 'my-delete-product', ...
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image map in a widget

I have an image that is inserted in a widget via shortcode. You can see on the bottom-right of footer that the image is actually an image map. My problem is that I have no idea how to hook the map ...
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Stray closing paragraph tag when using shortcodes

I'm using a basic shortcode to wrap some text in an expandable div. What appears to be happening is that the wpautop is inserting a stray closing paragraph tag at the beginning and a stray opening ...
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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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Serializing URL via wp add_shortcode to auto select from option list onload

first time in the wordpress stackexchange community! Great that there is such a thing... Scope: Use of the add_shortcode method to use url string to automatically select options in a scraped table on ...
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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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Shortcode in a blog post, footer and related products stop working

I have a problem, I develop a shortcode, and it works fine just that when I put it in a blog post, footer and related products stop working. I show you my code I hope you can help me. <?php ...
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Unable to add TAB character to post?

I am using the CodeColorer plugin to display source code in my WordPress. I am trying to have my code indented so that it displays properly on the website. However, when I try to add the following ...
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php string inside shortcode does not work

I want to automatically get products from woocommerce for a chosen brand, inside a brand's listing on a other part of the site using Sabai Directory. this <?php ...
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How do I use “while” and “end while” inside of the echo do_shortcode with ACF Repeater?

I feel like I’m so close, but just need someone to help assist me with getting this working. I’m using a repeater field with Advanced Custom Fields and am using the echo shortcode, but only need part ...
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Can a shortcode included in post content add styles to the <head>?

I have a shortcode that iterates through a list of custom post types and, as part of displaying them, creates a block. In HTML5, it is illegal to have a style block outside the header (maybe in other ...
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Overriding shortcode $atts for featured products

Hi – in my theme (mystile) i am limited to determine the number of featured products displayed on the homepage. But I cannot assign the columns. Shortcode does not apply because the homepage is ...
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Where are theme codes located for WordPress?

New to WordPress. Searched this site and google for an answer to this question; can't even find a mention of what theme codes are. I'm being told by a plugin to alternatively add a line of code to my ...
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Auto gallery from folder contents

I want to create a WordPress shortcode that will add an automated gallery of the contents in a folder. I am currently trying to implement this in a site that publishes 12 annual magazine issues, so as ...
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Wpautop stops working after get_the_excerpt

function pre_process_shortcode($content){ global $shortcode_tags, $shortcodes; // Backup current registered shortcodes and clear them all out ...
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Create dynamic content in Wordpress Shortcode

can i create content (mean html markup with my data) dynamically, and place this in my shortcode? i have Visual builder where i can add some html elements inside my shortcode, shortcode looks like ...
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Create dynamic content from one WP page to multiple other pages

I want to create dynamic content that is taken from a specific paragraph from one page and writes to a paragraph on multiple pages that feature that same content. I am new to PHP and not sure how to ...
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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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How to Output HTML tags in do_shortcode?

i want to output html tags in do_shortcode(); function <?php echo do_shortcode($content); ?> is it possible? thx!
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Jetpack Post by Email at specific Date and Time?

Currently, I can post by email using the Jetpack plugin and I can use the [delay] shortcode to set the date it should be published. However, I need to set the time of day it should be published as ...
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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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Shortcode tags appear on mobile themes

I want to use a mobile theme plugin for mobile formats. I tested five different mobile plugins and they all display my shortcode tags upon rendering on a mobile device. The user will see the ...
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Display MP3 as media using an URL from a custom field

I created custom field and placed this inside the loop: <?php echo get_post_meta($post->ID, 'ses', true); ?> But now the link is all text. I would like it to be like my theme does when I ...
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tiny_mce_before_init preventing custom shortcode icon appearing

I'm using the following to trim the TinyMCE editor // Restrict buttons on the rich text editor function formatTinyMCE($in) { $in['remove_linebreaks'] = false; ...
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Problems with premium theme shortcodes [closed]

Good day I am new to Wordpress and I am in the process of creating a Wordpress site. I purchased a premium Wordpress theme. It is a theme that was released at the end of 2014. I am having a few issues ...
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How to show the view more on my display of pages shortcode

I want to show the list of childpages under a certain parent page & set how many childpages to display & show the "View More" link below the last child page displaying. What was missing from ...
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echo do_shortcode for Contact Form 7 from within dynamically loaded php file

I am loading a php file containing echo do_shortcode('[contact-form-7 id="568"]'); using jQuery .load() but the shortcode returns nothing. I have seen this question and answer and understand that ...
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Custom Fields - Boolean Display of True/False to Yes/No

I am importing fields from a Real Estate site. The Import of one Custom Field looks like this... Field Name after Import ---> assistedLiving Field Value ---> false to output the display in ...
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How to echo an array returned by a function

I am trying to display a list of items retuned by an array by using do_shortcode(). The problem is I have to use echo statement with do_shortcode and in my function I have to a foreach loop which ...
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Passing postid of Testimonial Custom Post in Shortcode Parameter

I am trying to create Testimonial custom post and display using shortcode function create_post_type() { register_post_type( 'testimonials',//new post type array( ...
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Easy way to show excerpts of specific posts on a page

Suppose I have 3 posts on my wordpress site titled: Test_post_1 with tag test_tag Test_post_2 with no tag Test_post_3 with tag test_tag Suppose now that I have one page titled page_1. On that page ...
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How to display the 3rd & 4th level children only, using get_children()?

I found this code & edited it for my needs. How can I only display the 3rd & 4th level child pages of "Home"? I just want to display the 3rd & 4th level child pages because that's the main ...
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TinyMCE Custom Styles or Shortcode Components?

One of the WordPress theme projects I'm working on for a hiking and travel blog adds additional facts and notes in small info boxes about the particular topic being discussed. For instance, on a post ...
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Content Section Custom Anchor Not Working

I purchase WP theme (Techwise) and I found an issue with content menu sidebar in post page. that content not working as same (toc) Table of Content. it's not working with Arabic letters but working ...