Suppose I have a [list] shortcode. I want to have a post explaining how to use shortcodes (docs for my theme). How can I have a header like

[list type="arrow"] Shortcode Tag

Currently wordpress will mess it up converting [list type="arrow"] into invalid HTML


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This is very similar to this question where Jan had given us all a great lesson :)

just use double brackets, WordPress will not execute the shortcode but just display it with single brackets.

so your header would be [[list type="arrow"]]

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