I want to use a shortcode for a table in a category description. It's my understanding that WP does not support this. I searched google and found some codes that i needed to add to the functions.php. But it's not working for me. What should I do?

Site/page: http://www.masflamenco.nl/category/flamencoles-utrecht/


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adding those codes into functions.php (tested in a child theme of Twenty Sixteen) seems to work:

add_filter( 'term_description', 'shortcode_unautop' );
add_filter( 'term_description', 'do_shortcode' );
remove_filter( 'pre_term_description', 'wp_filter_kses' );

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