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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Custom registration form in shortcode getting internal server error 500 [on hold]

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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Are php template shortcodes ok?

Can I just get everyone's ok that using shortcodes embedded within templates is the 'correct' thing to do? I've tested them and they work just fine - but I just wanted everyone's thoughts. Thanks ...
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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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Shortcodes not working in an AJAX call

I am using AJAX to load next set of posts on homepage. The posts load fine but the shortcodes are not rendered. I am trying to use the do_shortcode function on the content the ajax call fetches ...
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How create a Shortcode with hover and complex options

I am wondering how do you do when you have to create a shortcode with multiple hover or complex options ( gradient, boxshadow etc, thing that can't be inline ). How do you generate the css. I don't ...
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Tinymce - How to hook before or after live shortcodes rendering?

When the edit post page loads in WordPress admin, I launch a js process which alters the TinyMCE editor’s contents. Recently I've come across the WordPress live shortcode previews which break my ...
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Passing variable as add_shortcode argument

I'm trying to pass a variable into the add_shortcode function to be used as the shortcode name but it does not seem to be working. Is there a way that I can pass a variable similar to this? foreach ...
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Shortcodes do not work in own template

I have a big problem rendering shortcodes in my template I designed for my Tennis Club which works fine. However, now I wanted to integrate the standard WordPress Gallery, which is implemented by a ...
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How to insert HTML/CSS/JS into my iframe plugin?

I currently have an iframe plugin that displays on a WordPress page by shortcode. Currently I have been displaying websites in my iframes "src" but I recently came across an issue to display my very ...
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how to include other plugins css files in a shortcode?

I've coded a plugin that creates a shortcode, among other things. That shortcode expects a post_id parameter, it extracts the content of that post and it returns the filtered content of that post ...
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Highlighting HTML code entered in the text editor

I have a need to have both "rendered" html in a post and "raw" or highlighted html in a Wordpress 4.5.2 post or page. I have solved the former by simply editing in the text editor, placing my code in ...
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Calling shortcode in wp_localize_script strips result

I am working on adding some functionality on a Wordpress plugin which after a certain click needs to call on some shortcode through ajax. What I first attempted was to call the shortcode inside of ...
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How do i create/generate a shortcode of a single post in wordpress

I want to generate a shortcode of a single post when it is published by which i can show that particular single post anywhere by that shortcode.
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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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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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Can A Shortcode Get HTML/Text From Content And Return It Twice With Added HTML?

I'm trying to cut down on some work for myself and I was hoping someone might know if this is possible. These are images setup in a slider that shows a text overlay on the image on the next slide in ...
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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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How to get shortcode working from custom meta field

I've created a simple text custom meta field for pages. I can successfully enter plain text which prints on the frontend of the site with no problem. I want to add shortcodes also. If I add a ...
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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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How to customize a shortcode using the customizer

General context: I have a plugin which implements a widget and I would like to make the widget into a shortcode. The widget has many options some of them mutually exclusive, and it is never good UX ...
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Can I strip HTML tags in the “Compare Revisions” screen?

I am building a CMS for content editors that have zero tech savvy. They currently use a system called NewsCred that allows them to compare revisions much like how WordPress does when you visit ...
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Extending site search to include shortcode output

I wrote a shortcode that generates some HTML content for a page. I want my visitors to be able to find the page that this shortcode is on when they do a site-wide search. But when I perform a site ...
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Shortcodes not resolved in AJAX call response

I have a simple function, which returns the content of a page with the given pageID: function get_page_content(){ $id = $_REQUEST['id']; $page_data = get_page($id); echo ...
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Is Post-Author-Id shortocde

How difficult would it be to create a shortcode based on the following code: <?php if($post->post_author == '8'): ?> Yes This Post Is By Author Id 8 <?php endif; ?> The shortcode ...
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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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Calling PHP Titles inside Javascript Markup

I have a video gallery, and all the titles are generated by php. They are coming from my Wordpress media library's attachment titles. The lightbox for these videos, however, is customized in ...
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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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Post information from plugin to static page Wordpress

I'm writting a plugin to Wordpress and i need to post an information from date base to static page. I do it by shortcode. Here is an example of plugin function code: function ...
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Shortcode - Display inline icon before text [closed]

i created buttons with shortcodes, and i need to add icon before the first text like this http://s32.postimg.org/codndv6s5/Bez_n_zvu.jpg here is the shortcode [button ...
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Edit shortcode - Display inline icon before text [duplicate]

i created buttons with shortcodes, and i need to add icon before the first text like this http://s32.postimg.org/codndv6s5/Bez_n_zvu.jpg here is the shortcode [button ...
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Is it possible to add a repeater field to TinyMCE's option window?

I am trying to create an accordion shortcode builder for WordPress using TinyMCE's editor.addCommand / windowManager.open function. I'd like to be able to add a repeatable region within the popup ...
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Modifying the wordpress login page and then referencing it with a shortcode problem

Both parts are working great separately. I have made the shortcode for the login form with: //register new shortcode add_action( 'init', 'my_add_shortcodes' ); function my_add_shortcodes() { ...
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How do I get a dynamic shortcode to render correctly?

I have a page that loads album preview images from Flickr. I want the user to click on a link/thumbnail and refresh the contents of the page with the requested album. I want to use a plugin called ...
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WordPress Shortcode and Dynamic CSS

I have a question I would like to ask to the WordPress developers, Usually when creating a shortcode that need to generate custom css how do you proceed? For example a simple button shortcode with ...
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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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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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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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Change shortcode value by jquery in WP Editor

I have this code on the WP Editor <p>[vc_row][vc_column][le_page_grid le_page_grid_layout="1"][/vc_column][/vc_row]</p> and i have two radio buttons on the meta box ...
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launch a shortcode from a link

Am in wordpress. I have a shortcode [gallery link="none" size="full" ids="18,17,15,14"] I want it to run when I click a link. I did try using do_shortcode but as yet I can't figure out how to ...
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Ordering get_terms with ACF not displaying all terms

I'm making a shortcode to return all the terms in this taxonomy. The terms are sorted with krsort by the custom field 'height' made from ACF. I'm following this answer from here. The problem is it's ...
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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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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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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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function of parent not working in childtheme

I have a plugin used on a parent theme which uses shortcode. The plugin (shortcode) works on the parent theme but when I switch to child theme it no longer works. I've only added the child theme code ...
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how to show database content in wordpress post

I'm a beginner for WordPress. I have a database app written in PHP and MySQL and I need to convert it to WordPress and also I what to post the database rows info by shortcode were id="x" like: ...
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Shortcodes in RSS excerpts

I am developing a plugin that uses shortcodes. I wanted to enable users to use shortcodes in excerpts, so I added the line add_filter('the_excerpt', 'do_shortcode'); which worked fine.However, in ...
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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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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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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 ...
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Shortcode works from functions.php but not from included file

I have put the shortcode for an extension I am building in the same file where that extension (meta box) is located, at the end of the file like: function my_shortcode_callback( $atts ) { $atts = ...