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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WP_Editor Shortcode Issue

I have created a front-end editor using wp_editor that functions as it should. Upon testing I have noticed that it is stripping out any shortcodes that have been inserted in the content. I have ...
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Is it possible to delay execution of shortcode output callback?

I have a problem : shortcode output callback triggered too early. /* Defined in plugin constructor */ add_shortcode( 'foobar' , array($this,'pre_render_routine')); function ...
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Different loop output every x posts in custom post type

I was following along in another StackExchange Question from a couple of years ago where there was a layout along the lines of: <div class=items active> <div class=row> ...
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Insert shortcode in widget area

I enabled the Insert Pages plugin wich allows to create a shortcode for a given page e.g.: [insert page='7' display='all']. See my capture of the setting of the plugin: ...
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How to use shortcode in js url

Here's the code I'm trying to use. <input type="button" class="next-step" value="Adopt Now" onClick="parent.location='http://example.com/adoption-application/?Name=[Title]'" /> The shortcode ...
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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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wp_reset_postdata() and wp_reset_query() inside shortcode are not working to reset original page query

I'm implementing a form for a frontend post with a shortcode. The form is processed in the same function, reloading the page: function adicionar_ninhada(){ $user_id = get_current_user_id(); if ...
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Shortcode: text content ends up outside html tags

I have a shortcode which loops through a custom post type. It is supposed to output a link and a title for each post. But the result is that the divs and link tags that are created are empty, while ...
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Shortcode for CPT post content in a page

I use the Wiz theme along with a plugin I'm coding. The Wiz theme comes with Visual Composer bundled and theme options for pages (header, sidebar, footer and the like). However those options are ...
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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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Change appearance of shortcode text inside editor

Is it possible to change appearance of shortcodes in editor or in whatever way make it more distinguishable from surrounding text? For example if the content of a post is like this... Reference ...
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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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HTML Inside of Shortcode Breaks Shortcode Output

Lots of Googling has still not yielded a solution. Here is the problem: I have created a custom Wordpress shortcode to use inside my Thesis theme. The goal of the shortcode is to allow users to wrap ...
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Shortcode returning localized HTML part

Here's my issue. I made a shortcode which makes a related article section in post content. Here's the content of this function: $a = shortcode_atts( array( 'id' => 0, ), $atts ); ...
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Insert PHP code via shortcode?

I wanted to insert a form with a line of PHP code via shortcode. I am wondering if it's allowed? Has anyone tried it? Take the following for example: function get_form($atts) { return '<form ...
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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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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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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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Wrap each shortcode in array to div

i'm trying to wrap each shortcode in div with special data attributes, but when i'm using nested shortcode they don't wrapped, where i'm wrong? thanks public function wrapShortcode( $content ) { ...
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Displaying recent posts on static page with template-part via shortcode

So, I'm taking my first shot at creating my own custom Wordpress theme with Underscores. I have everything straightened out, with the exception of one last thing I want to add. I would like to add a ...
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Remove HTML content if attribute is not set / variable attributes

So I'm creating a shortcode that uses the standard bootstrap carousel. It works completely fine as long as all the 3 slide attributes are entered correctly but obviously if only 2 are set and the ...
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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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Using Custom Post Meta Values in Shortcode

I'm trying to display meta content from a custom post type in a shortcode. I'd like to simply provide a post_id and be able to display all the meta content. [my_shortcode post_id=""] I'm new to PHP ...
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Why does WP not like my <a> container?

Lately I've been working on some shortcodes where all the elements the shortcode produces are wrapped inside an tag. Unfortunately this is not rendered like wanted, because of the filter wpautop on ...
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What's the best way to render Visual Composer in posts, not pages?

I have a page with layout and ui content I'd love to use in my posts. Is that possible without running through all the shortcodes with do_shortcode?
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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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Custom Shortcode, functions PHP WP_Query loop

I have the following code in my functions.php file:- function featured_properties_func( $atts ) { $args = array( 'posts_per_page'=> -1, 'post_type' => 'properties', ...
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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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Can I create customizer setting that can handle plugin shortcode?

Can I create a customizer setting which will handle a shortcode from a plugin? Do I violate and rules or guidelines in WordPress theme development? If it's possible what is the best way to sanitize ...
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Allow Shortcode in Theme Customizer

All theme dev who follows the wp guidelines properly, now uses ability of default wp customizer to customize their themes, instead of making a different theme option section the admin panel. But what ...
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woocommerce no shortcode for all products in one page

I like a list of all products on one page. So only per category. I have going through the shortcodes, but can not find the code for it. Looking into: ...
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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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Edit shortcode in post content programatically

Let's assume there is a simple post. It has some content and a few [gallery] shortcodes in it. I need to add (or modify) attribute to specific shortcode and save in database (not temporarily modify ...
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Change link in get_terms if there is only one post in the category

I created a shortcode that will list the categories in my custom taxonomy and will return a list of all the categories that have at least 1 post (not empty). The result is that when someone clicks on ...
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Creating shortcodes in plugin

First time creating a WP app, so please bear with me. Essentially, I want to be able to input a value in a form, which gets processed and put into the database. Once that is done, I was trying to use ...
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How to show in front End images using Visual Composer attach_images?

$gallery = shortcode_atts( array( 'post_gallery' => 'Gallery', ), $atts ); $img = wp_get_attachment_image_src($gallery["post_gallery"], "large"); $output = "{$img[3]}"; I ...
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get author id outside loop for posts showed by shortcode in a page

i have a page (like: site.com/PAGE), and this page address will display all posts from all authors(posts are custom post type). if address contain the author slug like: site.come/PAGE/USER, display ...
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Visual Composer shortcode for child theme dir

I have a site using VC that is running on localhost and also on a staging environment. I need to access the child theme directory to call images from within raw-html sections of visual composer ...
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Shortode not working in general settings

I am trying to add a shortcode in the general settings of my site for "Site Title". What is the necessary add_filter hook?
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Stop truncation of shortcodes in custom text fields?

I have a custom theme that a third party developed for me and I’m trying to get to the bottom of a problem with shortcodes. I’m fairly new to Wordpress and PHP so please let me know if there is any ...
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Display custom post type with shortcode

I have made a custom post type for my WordPress Theme and a page where the custom post types are displayed. But does anyone know how to make a shortcode that displays posts of a custom post type?
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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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Plugin download monitor always links to same file

I installed the download monitor plugin to generate download-links for videos. I have created a couple of downloads and created a widget to display them. I can see the correct shortcode, when I use ...
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Having issues with a foreach inside of a shortcode with ACF gallery

Normally I would just put this type of content in a template, but the way I'm pulling in the content is a bit different. I made a shortcode which I've been having issues with. It's using Foundation ...
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Wordpress removing <p> tags?

I'd already come across a case where Wordpress added <p> tags. However now I'm dealing with the opposite situation. When I add [] shortcodes inside <p> tags WordPress automatically removes ...
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Custom registration form in shortcode getting internal server error 500

I created a custom registration form which works fine when used as a custom page template. I needed it as a shortcode so I created a shortcode using the function below /* Custom shortcode */ function ...
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Shortcode returns nothing

I have this shortcode, which for some reason returns nothing: function youtubes( $atts, $content = null ) { global $post; $ttt = get_field ( 'video_code', $post->ID ); $ttt = ...
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Insert wp gallery shortcode into custom textarea

Is there a way to insert wp gallery shortcode into custom metabox textarea ? I would like to have something like this: New metabox in post/page with textarea and below textarea there are a button to ...
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How to pass “get_the_terms_list” as shortcode to Visual Composer Grid Builder

I am trying to create a shortcode that returns the term list inside of Visual Composer's Grid Builder. I have read the docs here. My code is as follows: add_filter( 'vc_grid_item_shortcodes', ...
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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 ...