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Disable TinyMCE Table formatting width/height

Hi there I want to disable automatic formatting of table/td/tr widths and heights in WordPress TinyMCE. I create the table, literally type the data in (not copying it from word or anything like that) ...
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How to make Wordpress and TinyMCE accept <a> tags wrapping block-level elements as allowed in HTML5?

Starting with version 5 the HTML standard allows <a> tags wrap block-level elements. On a specific page I need to wrap a heading and an image with an <a> tag: Some intro text. <div>...
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Every time i create new post id="WRWHOISInstalled" is in the html wordpress editor [closed]

Everytime i create a new post there is a code in the editor when i view it in html mode i see this code; <div id="WRWHOISInstalled" style="display: none;"></div> there ...
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Adding a Media Button to the WordPress Content Editor

So i'm trying to add a button over the text editor which on pressed lets the user paste in a youtube link which is then covered in shortcode something like this [code]youtube.com[/code]. Following ...
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How to add custom HTML tags in the visual mode via keyboard only?

Let say I want to insert different inline formatting texts. I can do that by opening the HTML mode, but is there a way to do it directly in the visual mode? For example, if I type span.a in a ...
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Why does the custom HTML block not preserve the HTML characters?

For example it seems that the plain single-quote character ' (&#x27;) is converted to the right ones ’ (&#8217;) in the HTML page output. I understand the reason for this in regular Gutenberg ...
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Text Editor Tags

Hello Wordpress StackExchange, I'm embarrassed by what is probably a rookie question, but here it is: I migrated and took over a website that a friend hired another developer to create, but I don't ...
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How to Add Custom Button to Text(HTML) Editor and NOT Visual Editor

I followed this tutorial which is adding a custom button into Visual Editor as it is supposed to. But this is not adding the button into the Text(HTML) Editor. Can you please let me know how I can ...
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Stop removing whitespace when I hit "Update"?

I want to store my posts in plaintext markdown instead of HTML. I have started by following Store post in raw markdown format, no html?, and as a result I do get what seems like a plain text box as my ...
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Stop WordPress From Removing HTML Comments In Content

Whenever I switch from the visual editor to the text (HTML) editor and put an HTML comment in the code, e.g. <!-- this is a comment-->, WordPress removes it, either after saving the change or ...
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serialize_blocks breaking html tags in content

I'm trying to inject some data into blocks via PHP but am running into trouble with parse_blocks/serialize_blocks breaking my content I'm using the default 2020 theme and have no plugins installed ...
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Wordpress editor not creating <p></p> tags properly in tables

Wordpress isn't creating paragraph tags properly for paragraphs in a table. For example, the following in the Wordpress text editor: <table style="border-collapse: collapse; width: 100%;"> <...
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Visual/Text tabs in wp editor Not Showing

I have a wordpress website that i have added custom meta boxes to the post. Custom meta boxes have an editor using wp_editor(), but the editor is refusing to show the visual/text tabs on the editor ...
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Block editor: content resets to the previous state in "Edit as HTML" by clicking somewhere outside of the editing window

When I'm adding my custom block and then trying to edit it in "Edit as HTML" mode, any changes reset to the previous state every time when I click outside the editing window. Let say default HTML in ...
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Product Custom Fields with HTML and JS

I have a custom textarea filed for the product page. woocommerce_wp_textarea_input( array( 'id' => '_custom_product_calc', 'label' => __('Test', 'woocommerce') ) ); $...
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Disable the Code View in the content editor?

Is there a way to disable JUST the Code editor view in the content editor? I have a bunch of clients who fancy themselves developers and keep messing up their own pages because they really have no ...
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Can `<style>` and `<script>` tags be used in the HTML editor?

I understand this is so stupid, because absolutely there should be an answer out there, but I can't find it myself. In short, can you use <style> and <script> tags in the HTML editor, ...
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how can default_content filter tell if content will load in block editor or classic editor?

In short, I want to use the default_content filter to return slightly different content depending on if it will be used in the block editor or not (eg. the quicktags or tinymce editor) - is there any ...
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Removing line breaks when in text view with wp_editor

While working on a custom plugin, I needed to add the wp_editor in the admin to let the user add its own content. I want the user to be able to write custom rich texts with the "Visual" editor mode ...
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Visual editor keeps stripping my <a> tags

My first post, please forgive me if I'm doing it wrong. For some reason when switching to the visual editor WordPress will strip out my a tags. "Don't use the visual editor" isn't an option, I'm ...
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How to set wp_editor to be email friendly?

I am sending emails via wp_mail() using a text/html header. So i need html formatted content. I want to use wp_editor() to edit my custom email template options. It has a Visual and Text tab for ...
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prevent wordpress from rendering line breaks as br tags

I am tired of WordPress's horrible HTML editor and have decided to write all my html in Notepad++ and then just copy it over. However, simple line breaks "\n" that would be normally ignored in html ...
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Prevent Wordpress from adding linebreaks to javascript embedded in a page

On a page in Wordpress, If I enter the following code: var r='<li><a href="#"><img src="' + slide.src + '" width="50" height="50" /></a></li>'; it is rendered in the ...
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How do I prevent Wordpress from eating my code?

I'm writing a guide and putting code examples. If I use the visual editor the code indentation is lost. It will also take some code and strip it out. If I use the text editor I can't ever switch to ...
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Gutenberg; Rich Text/HTML for Metadata Textarea Control in Back End

I've properly registered a Gutenberg block that consists of a textarea control to store metadata for a post. In the old days, I simply rendered a wp_editor on the edit-form-advanced hook which had ...
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image overlay on image not working in wordpress, but works in "normal html editors"

i've got a series of photos, with an overlay, it seems to work fine in an html editor, but then when i switch it over to wordpress (wp bakery html block) that overlay doesn't seem to work Any idea's? ...
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How can a TinyMCE modal return formatted/visual text?

I am trying to customize the behavior of an editor button in a plugin. On click, it opens a modal where the user can input some text. On confirmation, I want to wrap this text into code tags. But I ...
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Classic TinyMCE messing up only Contributor's HTML

I use a plugin that loads pre-defined HTML for my posts. I don't need the Visual editor, so I've disable it for everybody. Also, I want TinyMCE not to mess with my code. Nothing, no auto formatting ...
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Inline Style attribute getting stripped off

I am trying to style a particular section of a blog post using the WordPress editor in HTML mode. <div style="background: red;"> Special section </div> The works fine. But when I add ...
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strip only specific tags (like <p>), but keep other tags (like <br/>)

I know it's easy to disable Wordpress from adding both p and br tags with: remove_filter( 'the_content', 'wpautop' ); remove_filter( 'the_excerpt', 'wpautop' ); but I want Wordpress to keep adding &...
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Locating the HTML piece of code in wordpress

I am new to wordpress and I am currently working on modifying a wordpress built website. I am trying to find the exact HTML location of the web page using inspect options in chrome and then trying to ...
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How to add JavaScript code on WordPress properly?

In the code editor, pasting: <script src="https://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/2.1.1/jquery.min.js"></script> <script> var words = []; words.push('vocabulary'); ...
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My Wordpress editor deletes all characters after emoji - how can I fix this?

Here's my issue: I have an Instagram post that I want to embed. I go to Instagram, I get the embed code, which includes emoji, I paste it into the WP editor on a new post (note that I am on the "text" ...
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Hide "Add media", HTML editor from TinyMCE

I have a custom post type which supports editor. (WordPress version 3.5) I want to customize the editor for it. Make it readonly Hide "Add Media" button Hide HTML editor Remove status bar showing ...
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Problem with some keys when editing HTML in wordpress "text" editor

My wordpress 4.9 editor for posts has two editor views Visual Text I am mostly using the text view and often adding shortcuts. Sometimes I directly add HTML5 code, e.g. for tables. However, these ...
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Placeholder in HTML editor text area?

I am trying to make a placeholder appear on the default html editor on a specific post type. The code looks like this: add_filter('the_editor','add_placeholder_event'); function add_placeholder_event(...
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add_meta_box Callback not being called

I created my first plugin last week that makes a custom post type. As this worked, I copy pasted the code I already had and modified it to be a different post type. For whatever reason however, the ...
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Adding Html in text editor automagically adds undesirable paragraphs when publishing

When I write pages, I want to code my own HTML to accomplish the design that I get. For that I use "Text" editor view instead of "Visual" editor. I do not switch between them and when publishing the ...
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Custom settings page TinyMce: no formatting when echoing value of editor

I have created a custom settings page with a couple of wp_editor() calls on it. When I enter some text in the editor, and format it (e.g. make it bold), and then save it, the value is saved in the ...
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How to create different gallery-types and let the editor choose between them?

What I want to achieve The editor should be able to add galleries via the native wordpress way and choose between 3 different gallery types. These 3 types should all have their custom code-output, ...
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How to replace the content of tinyMCE editor in both text and visual mode using jQuery?

I have added a button beside the Add Media button in WordPress' post editor. Its called Insert Content button. When this button is pressed, it should send a content, either plain text or HTML, into ...
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Preserving tabs and line breaks in <pre><code> when switching from HTML to Visual Editor

Tabs placed in a <pre><code></code></pre> block are stripped and line breaks are removed leaving a single continuous line of text. This occurs when switching from html to ...
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How to show the contants in front end same as visual editor with space / linebreak?

My visual editor looks like this: My text editor looks like this: But my front end looks like this: I know that the wordpress automatically removes linebreaks. So I installed tineMCE advace editor ...
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Wordpress Visual Editor Stripping HTML Changes

When I use the WordPress HTML editor to add icomoon icons like this: <span class="icon-shield"></span> and then switch to the visual editor and then back to the HTML editor, the icons ...
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Add Custom CSS Class in Child Theme [closed]

On my blog, I have different heading styles which I had defined in each post using HTML of the Wordpress Editor. Since one heading style appears frequently I would like to add a custom CSS class to my ...
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Prevent WordPress from messing my HTML

Is there a way to prevent WP from modifying my perfectly fine HTML? When writing content of a page, I'm writing a list as <ol> <li>Paragraph 1 : text Some more text</li> <...
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Remove TEXT EDITOR form page [duplicate]

I'm looking for a way to remove text editor from page because i'm using Beaver Builder plugin (for building my pages). like you see in the picture bellow, i have 2 tabs. I want to remove text editor ...
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How can I control the HTML output of my post?

As you already know, WordPress manipulates posts, even if you write everything in Text mode. (replacing line breaks with \r\n 's , converting single quotes into double quotes etc.) I know this is ...
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Which subset of html does WordPress support?

I am in the middle of writing plugin for WordPress which would cross-post articles from wordpress to different places. I need to know what html-code can be produced by wordpress editor... or in ...
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How to process html editor whole content of a single post

Given that I'm new about WordPress, I was not able to find any plugin implementing search & replace functionality for the html editor of a single post. Is there any technical difficulty in ...