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How to to stop html editor from addig <p> tags to shortcodes, images, etc

I know this this is covered as individual topics but What I am looking for is a single function that stops <p> tags from being wrapped around via the Wordpress editor to shortcodes and images ...
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How to output only the post content

How can I output ONLY the post content (ie the text entered into the wysiwyg) and nothing else? i just need this for the posts in a specific category, so if i could call like say, <?php ...
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Plugin scans for images in post_content, how about “featured image”?

I use WordPress SEO by Yoast, especially for the Google News sitemap feature. My theme is coded in such a way that the main image of a post is also the featured image of the point (i.e. the same ...
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Adding a div class or id inside the_content()

I'm trying to create an advertisement block to be placed on a single post (single.php) such that the div class or id is left aligned and the post content wrapped around it. I checked the single.php ...
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Split the content of the_content();

I want the content before the <!--more--> tag in one column and the rest in another column (single.php) only. I don't want to use plug-ins where I would need to edit all the posts to get it as ...
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Replace full content with an excerpt

My theme shows full posts on the main page and I want it to show only the summary, I tried searching for the_content tag in my theme's index.php file but it is not even there! I don't have a home.php ...
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the_content() isn't showing content, but $post->post_content does

I'm trying to echo the content of a single post by using the_content(); but I get an empty result. However when I directly address the global $post, and specifically the post_content property it does ...
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Can / should a widget plugin define its own Widget Area?

Should a plugin be able to add a widget area above the_content? (Without requiring template/theme changes.) What would be the best way to do this? Doubts: widgets typically echo output to the screen; ...
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Conditional function for excluding first image from content, not working

I have the following function: function remove_images( $content ) { if( ( is_category() || is_archive() || is_home() ) && has_term( 'MyCat', 'category', $postID ) ) { $postOutput ...
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limit the words in the post content and add read more link

As you can see into the code, the routine is to display the post which has an id of 266. Now all I want is to limit the words displayed in the post content of that post. Let's say, I want to limit the ...
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How to disable the_excerpt from one post

I have this code for the_excerpt : function get_excerpt(){ $excerpt = get_the_content(); $excerpt = preg_replace(" (\[.*?\])",'',$excerpt); $excerpt = strip_shortcodes($excerpt); ...
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Adding a form at the end of the content

I'm trying to add a little form after each post for a plugin I have to code, but I'm not very familiar with Wordpress. By using add_action with the_content as hook, I was able to add some text to the ...
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Appending code to the_content

I'm trying to append some php code to the_content in a custom loop. I do not want to add a function because I only want to append the code to one instance of the_content, not throughout the whole ...
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Why is the_content() not displaying the content? [closed]

in my wordpress site, the_content() is not showing the content, but $post->post_content shows it, why this is happening? and how can I use the_content again?
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Way to show content of a post, but if exceeds character limit revert to excerpt?

So I am working on a site for a client of mine. We have about 50+ posts filed in a category called "Articles". I created a custom page template that has a custom query to display all the posts in a ...
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Stop wordpress from adding html tags but not remove my own tags?

I've been trying to make wordpress stop adding html tags to my content but leave my own html tags alone? Tried remove_filter( 'the_content', 'wpautop' ); and installed PS Disable Auto Formatting ...
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This Wordpress plugin isn't creating links correctly

To get my PHP and Wordpress skills, I've been trying to code a small plugin a day. Today's project was to create a plugin that searched over every word in my posts, checked if ...
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How I can show short content with short tag

I am using wordpress I want to show ** short content with limit ** of wordsfor every post on home page for this I am using this code functions.php function abc_the_content($num_words) { ...
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Extract a link in the_content()

I'm trying to improve a bookmarks manager/theme I've built (http://bookmarkie.waterstreetgm.org). Right now, each post is simply a link: <a href="http://tumblr.everlane.com/page/4">Everlane ...
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How to wrap an element around an iframe or embed in content automatically?

Id like to have wordpress automatically wrap a div around any iframe or embed when they are used in the_content...how might this be achieved?
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How to limit post content and remove image caption from it

I am using this function to limit the content in my themes. But the problem is whenever I call the function, it also displays the image caption. I want to remove the image caption when calling ...
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how can I get seperate the HTML in the_content(); output?

I want to be able to seperate the first image form the post into a <div> tag and link it to the post page and be able to add html around the post text elements seprately. Any help is greatly ...
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Modify the_content after the more tag

I have created a custom plugin that pulls video and images out of a post and puts them into a nicely formatted set of galleries. The only problem is that the plugin doesn't allow me to put a video or ...
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184 views

Loop after page content

I just upgraded to 3.4.2 from 2.9 (i know, i know, but if it ain't broke...) I have page templates that are (or at least were) set up to display the page content first, then start a loop of posts, ...
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471 views

Nested calls the the_content filter

I'm writing a plugin that adds some custom content near the end of a post (or page). So I've added a filter for 'the_content', and the plugin adds its content there. Mostly, it works. However, some ...
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Single post content custom order

In my post I have a shortcode for [video] than text content. Single post page displays first entry-meta, than title, than content [video] + text. What I need is to add some condition in single.php so ...
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Scroll over to get definition [closed]

I need to have content appear when I scroll over certain words or groups of words. Eg. If I scroll over the word pastor. I should see a definition of Pastor appear next to the word.I would like to ...
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Testing for post title in 'if/else' statement returns no content

I'm testing for a certain fixed post on an about page, I guessed that the best way is to test for post title (?). Here's my code, what's going wrong? <?php if (is_page()) { ...
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Post Format Link Validation Error

For link post formats to appear in my archive.php I'm using the following code: <a href="<?php echo wp_trim_words( get_the_content(), 100 ); ?>"> <?php the_content(); ?> </a> ...
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How to split <p> text text text </p> into array

I like to output and style in a shortcode, but the content that is get is the content of a page, so it's style like that <p>2012-12-12</p> <p>2012-6-23</p> ...
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Stop WordPress from showing images on non post pages

With regards to how WP displays "preview" text on the home page, category page etc for each post, how do you stop it from including images in this section. I'm not talking about the featured image ...
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214 views

How to place HTML tags in content from the_content()?

Firstly, I am new to Wordpress so thank you for your patience. I have a list of posts (with excerpts) being displayed in the page using Short Tags. The output is fine , However, I wish to add and ...
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Confused on loading page content

I'm building my first full site into WP and I am rather confused on the process involved to load the content you enter via the WP Pages editor into the actual page. For example, I am having a static ...
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Shortcode append to the the_content()

Currently I have a short that embeds a div into the the_content. This works fine like thus: [shortcode param=1 param=2] This returns a message at the end of the post, but within the current article, ...
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Function to show only first instance of shortcode

I need to add a function to my theme to remove additional instances of a shortcode in a post. First off I wonder if i'm approaching this wrong, but I have a theme that is drastically reformats the ...
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Filters on the_content with plugins, pages and shortcode

I am using a plugin to add tweet, likes... This plugin add filters to the_content() to display this social buttons on a blog page (list of posts). I coded a shortcode which does a custom SQL query ...
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Query does not return content

Working on updating an old WP site developed for WordPress 2.0 and have a post (page) query that does not return the "post_content" data. Here is said query: $the_query = ...
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Add custom PHP and HTML to the_content()

I am developing a wordpress website on the thematic framework. In my child theme i have made a full width page template called resources.php In this page template i have written custom php code which ...
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shortcode causing the_content() to return blank?

I have a shortcode that just retrieves some info from the options table in the database. For whatever reason, when the content reaches a certain character limit the_content() to return blank? The ...
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How to check if this is the nth instance of a given shortcode in a post

Suppose I have a shortcode called [item], which I have used 20 times in a particular post. Is it possible, from within the shortcode handler function, to know what the numerical index of the given ...
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the_content returns blank when adding SEO details

I am using the Thesis theme and wanted a custom style for my pages. So I created a custom template while using thesis hooks and functions where applicable. I am doing this with a solution similar to ...
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Paginate the_content automatically? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Automatically create pages in a post based on number of words Can Wordpress automatically paginate large amounts of content? A user wants to enter a document that is ...
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Adding if statement into the_content()

I've created my own page template where I have a list of posts coming in directly below the content as so: <?php the_content(); ?> <?php query_posts('category_name=vacancies'); ...
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Accessing Media/Files outside the_content

I'm building a site and each post has a PDF file attachment. Is there a way I can access that file outside the_content() on a single post page? I'd like to put the file attachment in a sidebar and not ...
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Inserted double quote when prepending to the_content

I am trying to write a plug-in to display the RunKeeper Healthy button on single posts, but my output has an extra space and double-quote when I look at the page source. What I'm trying to do with the ...
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793 views

post->post_content filter

I'm trying to determine if the REGEX I'm using is incorrect -- or if I'm missing something basic here. The following: add_filter('the_content','wpdu_image_replace'); function ...
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Force the_content() to show full post in RSS feed

I'm making a custom RSS feed where I want the full article to display. The problem is that when I use the_content() to output the article, it will only show the excerpt if there is a 'more' tag in ...
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add data-attribute to all images inside the_content()

I wonder if it's possible to add a filter to all images inside the_content() to create the following image pattern for all images … <img class="digest" src="smallest-file.jpg" ...
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Add $more_link_text parameter to the_excerpt()

this filter is on the Wordpress Codex …  add_filter('excerpt_more', 'new_excerpt_more'); function new_excerpt_more($more) { global $post; return '<a class="moretag" href="'. ...
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How to correctly limit the content and strip HTML?

I have been using this code for a long time : $temp_arr_content = explode( " ", substr( strip_tags( get_the_content() ), 0, 720 ) ); ...