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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the_excerpt and shortcodes

I'm using the_excerpt on my index page. I'm also using a dropcap shortcode at the beginning of each of my posts. On the index page the posts will not display the letter with the dropcap shortcode ...
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Change font-size within a shortcode

I have a simple shortcode like this.... function myshortcode( $attributes, $content = null ) { extract( shortcode_atts( array( 'class' => '' ), $attributes ) ); return ...
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Add custom shortcode button to Editor

Before the new version of Wordpress 3.0 came out I was using this jQuery code below to add custom buttons for my own shortcodes to the editor toolbar in the admin panel, it worked great. However with ...
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Limit the number of successful logins

I would like to retrieve the number of successful logins of a user and act accordingly. If user logged in more than 10 times, then log out user automatically with wp_logout() or similar. I would ...
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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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Can't understand $atts in functions?

I'm not sure if I don't fully understand the basics of functions in php or maybe it is WP convention that I am not sure of. My question is why use an argument in a function when it is not going to be ...
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Using $this from child class inside shortcode function

I am building many custom shortcodes and to off load a lot of reusable code I created an abstract base class for all my shortcodes classes to extend. However when I try to use a reference to $this ...
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Nested Shortcode Inside [caption] Doesn't Process

Captions in wordpress do not support nested shortcodes at the moment (v3.6). So, If I do write [caption]<img src=""> I love my [city][/caption] Where city is suppose to be processed but it ...
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Ajax not returning anything on form submit

I am working in wordpress and on pressing the submit button I want the function to return result through ajax and result should be shown as an alert on the screen. But when I press submit nothing ...
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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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Custom Shortcode

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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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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Woocommerce Filter Main Loop by Tag [closed]

Two questions: How can I modify the query results of the archive and search pages exclude the product-tag "audio"? How can I make the Recent Products shortcode of Woocommerce exclude the product-tag ...
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Execute Closing Shortcode After the_content

I need to execute a short code on thousands of posts which don't already contain the short code as i've added some manually. I'm using another function to add the opening short code after the 2nd ...
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Extending the Audio Shortcode

At the moment, the audio shortcode only allows four attributes, src, loop, autoplay and preload. When you upload an audio file however, it comes with pretty useful meta data such as the album art, ...
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How to add shortcode tags in single.php [on hold]

In my theme has one shortcode tags to display tags of post and function to load content post. But in function doesn't include shortcode tag. Now I want to add it to function but i don't know how to do ...
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How to trace shortcode to its functionality

I am trying to modify a plugin and I need to trace its shortcode to the functionality page(s). Is there a way to parse a shortcode?
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Shortcodes: override a shortcode / change shortcode on the fly

I've done a plugin where you can add shortcode like this: [myplugin xx] (where xx is a number which calls a specific content xx). I have to do a multilingual version of my plugin, so here's my trick: ...
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Saving post content to database with do_shortcode?

I'm working on a project where I use WordPress admin hooked up with Laravel. I use WP to edit and create posts and Laravel to query the database. I also use shortcodes. Is it possible to call the ...
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How to convert query sql to shortcode in wordpress?

I want to make a shortcode like this [myshorcode:2:drinks], and query-wrangler I have managed to get the following query that shows me 2 products of a certain taxonomy PHP WP_Query: $query = array ( ...
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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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How can I add 2 buttons with shortcode

I want 2 buttons in my blog post. One is "DEMO" and another one is "DEWNLOAD" . For Demo button shortcode I use this codes. function demo_button($atts,$content = null) { extract( shortcode_atts( ...
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Add shortcode support to custom field

I'm using CMB2 and I have a wysiwyg field, and I want to display a formiddable form in it by shortcode, but the shortcode is not rendering, but does render in a normal page or post. How do I enable ...
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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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<!--nextpage--> as a shortcode within the loop?

Anyone implemented this successfully? I want to include the <!--nextpage--> within a single post loop as a shortcode. I tried to echo it, the tag shows up but the post doesn't get divided into ...
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Are shortcode functions applied while rendering the content, or are they executed and stored with the post content?

I'm not sure if I've asked the question properly, apologies for that! What I'm trying to do is, output a <!--nextpage--> tag via a shortcode. But it doesn't work, I guess because shortcodes are ...
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Custom short code pulling all tag IDs instead of selected ID

My server host recently detected malware in a script and deleted the files, causing the audio player plugin on my website to go bye-bye. I'm trying to restore but now the custom short code I wrote is ...
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Ads below footer

A client of mine has ads on his website, which are managed by a CPT. The ads can be pulled in via a widget, hardcoded query and a shortcode. I have an issue that isn't consistent that I'm trying to ...
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Add attribute to shortcode dynamically

I'm looking to add an attribute to a shortcode used in a post dynamically. For example, say we start with: [shortcode-name] I'd like to add the "attribute=xxx" portion to the shortcode so it is ...
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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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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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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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Pre-populating new Page creation with shortcodes

I would like to have my authors to be able to create new pages on my site, but I would like a couple of shortcodes to automatically be included when they create each page. The shortcodes independently ...
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Previous/Next Post Link within Child Post

I am creating a custom plugin for Sensei by WooThemes that allows me to create custom shortcodes. Currently, I am working on a feature that lets me move to previous/next courses within lessons. As far ...
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Snippet for extern page

I am extremeley new to wordpress developing. My current situation is that I have created a plugin with a shortcode which i can insert into my wordpress site. Now I am wondering if there is a way how ...
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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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Enqueue Scripts / Styles when shortcode is present

What is the idea way to register/enqueue scripts and/or styles for use in plugins? I recently made a plugin simple plugin to add the user avatar/gravatar with a shortcode. I have different style ...
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How to fix the warning shortcode function generated by Theme Check? [duplicate]

I searched on the internet but I still don't know how to fix it. I solved most of the the errors in WordPress Theme I am developing except for one WARNING. Please refer on complete error lines below: ...
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Why aren't paragraphs breaking on this page?

This page is created using a recent posts shortcode included with my theme. It is not displaying paragraph breaks that I've added in the editor and I'd like it to. How can I get the shortcode to ...
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How to get_post_meta in a shortcode in excerpt on archive pages

I have a shortcode, [foo], which displays the value in a custom field. However, as it appears near the top of each post, it is included in the excerpt. function foo_shortcode(){ global $post; ...
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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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How do I get shortcode, widget and template tag CSS to load in the head only as required? [duplicate]

I have a shortcode, widget and template tag that need to load CSS. I am registering in init, and enqueueing as required. The only problem is, it is adding the CSS loader at the bottom of the page, ...
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trouble with passing class method data to outside function

I'm attempting to call a function using this shortcode format: [priceguide file='test.csv' type='mods'] When I do this, all I get back on the page is the file name, test.csv, and nothing else. ...
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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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shortcode not working [closed]

I m working on content-product of woocommerce and doing shortcode in the template as echo do_shortcode ('[product_attribute attribute="Grams"]'); where Grams are in my backend as attribute and it ...
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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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Problem with the_content() shortcode

The content from the footer pages on my website as well as blog post content is missing on my live site, although all is OK on my development service. There seems to be an issue with the short ...
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Pagination in a Shortcode. Get_next_posts_link not working but get_previous_posts_link works fine right next to it

I'm trying to output a custom post type archive using a shortcode. Everything works fine except for the get_next_posts_link part. The weird part is that it's right next to a get_previous_posts_link ...
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<?php wp_register(); ?> Display logged in user as “Site Admin” apposed to Logged in user

I'm just working on a little hobby word-press site I have; <?php wp_loginout(''); ?> <?php wp_register( '',''); ?> In the top rite corner of my site, <?php wp_loginout(''); ?> ...
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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 ...