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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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Add Shortcode tag in Widget/Sidebar

I want to add a shortcode tag in the sidebar/widget. I am able to get the required functionality if I add the code in the theme's function.php add_filter('widget_text', 'do_shortcode'); My problem ...
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Transform php shortcode into a widget [duplicate]

I have this bit of php that calls a short code with the date of today in the format i need. <?php $today = date('d.m'); echo do_shortcode('[table id=1 column_widths="10%|10%|80%" ...
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Shortcodes in widget titles: attributes include quotes which are html encoded, why?

I wrote a shortcode plugin that works with widget titles. So I added shortcode support to widget titles like this: add_filter('widget_title', 'do_shortcode'); So my shortcode looks like this: ...
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call widget from within shortcode

I have a shortcode in my functions.php which runs a query on a category. I want to have a twitter feed on this particular page. I have a javscript option working on my page for twitter right now but ...
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How to detect shortcode usage, submit a form from widget to that page?

I've created a plugin and now want to create a widget containing a form that will submit to the page where my plugin shortcode is embedded from any wordpress page on the front end. I assume that ...
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72 views

Running a Gallery Shortcode in a Custom Fields Widget

I am creating a website for a Fringe Adelaide Venue, we have planned on displaying a gallery on each artist page. We are already using Custom Fields to place some unique content in a Custom Fields ...
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Can I use widgets & shortcode if I need to return an array?

I'm trying to achieve the following functionality. I have several widget 'areas' that I can place widgets into. I programmed these widget areas into the theme of my site and I can turn them on and ...
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108 views

Calling widget using shortcode

I am using shortcode to call a widget. All is working fine but I want to pass some $instance(parameters) to the_widget. I am using $content to pass paramets to the_widget but I dont see any chnages ...
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99 views

How do i display the built-in gallery inside a widget?

I want to display a specific gallery (without a plugin = WordPress built-in gallery) inside a widget. I tried the shortcode [gallery ids="717"] but that doesn't work. Maybe a workaround could be ...
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250 views

How the widget can be run by shortcode

I have my own widget, that uses WP_Widget class, and executes its code inside function in this class. Is there any ways to run this widget using shortcode inside post? This is how my widget ...
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Where to put my code: plugin or functions.php?

Is there an easy to understand scheme to decide what kind of code belongs to a plugin or the theme’s functions.php? There are many cases and many debates about that topic, mostly because there are ...
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209 views

Create Widget or Enable Shortcodes in Sidebar

I'm well aware that WordPress by default does not process shortcodes in the sidebar. My question is why. I'm building a very small plugin that exports some content when the shortcode is present. This ...
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659 views

PHP Widget and do_shortcode

I'm using PHP Widget which allows PHP code to execute from a widget. I tried using this code to execute do_shortcode but it's not rendering <?php $lat = get_field('woo_maps_lat'); $long = ...
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When to use which plugin output method?

I'm a Drupal dev, getting into Wordpress. So far as I can tell there are a few different methods by which a plugin can output content on to a Wordpress site: Shortcode Rewrite API Widget API ...
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page url in shortcode

I have a problem. I'm using a custom shortcode to try to get the url. If the shortcode is inside a post then it gets the post url. When I open the post on a category list, this post shortcode works ...
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Shortcode from a widget is wrapped in unwanted <p> element

I'm using Black Studio TinyMCE Widget as a rich text editor widget. In a sidebar I inserted the TinyMCE widget with a [testimonial] shortcode and some content after it. For example: [testimonial] ...
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651 views

check for shortcode in post/pages AND widgets AND template files

For the next version of my plugin www.mapsmarker.com I would like to output the plugin´s css and js-files only if the shortcode [mapsmarker ...] is used. For posts/and pages I already found this ...
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Inserting shortcode [stream /] into a Text widget

hi i'm trying to insert a short code into a Text widget but all its doing it showing the code and not processing it. <?php echo do_shortcode(' [stream embed=false share=false width=500 height=560 ...
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the_widget() and widget's ID

Let's assume I have a widget that displays only its name: <p> <?php echo $args['widget_id'] ?> </p> So when I drag & drop my widget to any sidebar it shows: ...
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1answer
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Shortcode displays always first. Once again

OK, I've had a problem with echoes in my last shortcodem, but everything works fine now. But I have another one: function myWidget_shortcode( $atts ) { extract( shortcode_atts( array( ...
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634 views

Custom shortcode in widget forced to top of widget

A custom shortcode i made is being forced to the top of the widget outside of the widget container. Any ideas why? This is my code... function nktmediaplayer_func($atts) { ...