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I've added several functions to the functions.php file. I call those functions using a shortcode [shortCode] while in posts, pages, and widgets. But the [shortcode] will not work outside of posts, pages, or widgets. I've tried it in article titles and in other files, but it doesn't work.

I'd like to add a [shortcode] to a function to my tag.php file, but I can't figure it out.

EXAMPLE FUNCTION

function dynamicContent(){
return 'some dynamic content';
}
add_shortcode('Dcontent', 'dynamicContent');

How can I get the [Dcontent] shortcode to work in the tag.php file?

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    But on the php way inside the theme is it better and faster to use the function that works for the shortcode - echo dynamicContent(), not a function for a function, like ? do_shortcode( 'Dcontent' )`. – bueltge Nov 30 '14 at 10:35
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Thank you @bueltge for the answer! I was focusing on the shortcode and didn't even think to call the function in the 'normal' way.

echo dynamicContent()

worked.

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