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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 dock=true controlbar=bottom bandwidth=high autostart=false playlistfile=http://www.xxx.com/wp-content/uploads/videos/playlist.xml config=http://www.xxx.com/wp-content/uploads/videos/config_for_playlist.xml playlist=bottom repeat=none /] '); ?>
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the text widget doesn't do php....

Here's my fave solution

http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/php-code-widget/

It's from Otto, so ya know it's good. Based heavily on the text widget, but allows for php

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if [stream /] is 'real' shortcode (not everything in square bracket is shortcode) then try to add this to functions.php of your theme:

add_filter('widget_text', 'do_shortcode');

related: Stream Video Player does not work with do_shortcode()? ?

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