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Questions tagged [html]

Covers all flavors of HTML: HTML5, XHTML and old-school HTML 4.

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Is there a way to send HTML formatted emails with Wordpress' wp_mail function?

Is there an action_hook or something similar that could help me achieve this? I tried adding markup in a PHP string variable and just fired off an email with the wp_mail function like so: $email_to =...
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Keep HTML format when switching from Visual to HTML editor

I've been looking around for a solution that will allow me to edit HTML code and have it remain after a switch to the Visual editor and back. I've tried a bunch of things with no luck: the wp-no-...
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I want to have my custom field use HTML, how do I do that?

I want to have my custom field use HTML, how do I do that in such a way that I can use a rich text editor to view the content?
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How do I make an HTML table from a database table?

is there a built-in wordpress function to make the HTML or should I use plain-old PHP?
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How can HTML be allowed in Author Bio?

Is there a way to prevent WP from stripping the HTML from the author bio? I need it to keep my paragraphs. Thanks in advance! :) Edit - Although this question has been answered, I will clarify that ...
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WordPress Admin Bar Overlapping Twitter Bootstrap Navigation [closed]

I am having an issue with the WordPress admin bar overlapping the Twitter Bootstrap (2.3.0) nav bar. I have tried this fix: body.admin-bar .navbar-fixed-top { top: 28px; } .navbar .brand { ...
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dealing with large HTML output via plugin code

I recently wrote my first WP plugin that adds a shortcode for embedding a custom jquery image gallery into posts. It's primarily just dumps a good chunk of HTML into the post, along with javascript ...
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start_lvl Ignored in Custom walker_nav_menu

This is my first project involving WordPress and I've got stuck trying to create a custom walker for a footer menu. I basically want to change the menu from the <ul> <li></li> </...
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How can I alter the [gallery] markup?

I would like to change the markup created by [gallery] from what is it as standard (dl) to a unordered-list with a difference. Below is the desired markup: <ul> <li><a href="/path/...
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How do I change/modify the_post_thumbnail(); html output?

I'm working on building out a custom theme and have been struggling with this one for a bit. I am trying to modify the HTML output of the_post_thumbnail(); function. I need to do this because I am ...
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How to add crossorigin and integrity to wp_register_style? (Font Awesome 5)

I am upgrading Font Awesome 4 to version 5 which introduces both integrity and crossorigin attributes to the <link rel="stylesheet"> markup. Currently, I am using: wp_register_style('...
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Why do templates contain so many PHP tag pairs?

I have some PHP experience, but hardly any WP theme writing experience...I'm just starting the journey. All of the themes I have looked at so far in the .org repository have code that looks like this:...
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Why doesn't default Wordpress page view use force_balance_tags?

I noticed that the default WP theme uses force_balance_tags for listing posts' excerpts. This way, it doesn't cause major html breakage whenever someone writes a post like <div><b>This is ...
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Style reply form different than comment form

Is there a way to display (css and html) in a different way the "reply" form and the main "comment" form?
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wp_editor adds HTML entities to the content

I'm building my theme options page and I want to use Wordpress TinyMCE editor here, so I'm calling wp_editor. But when I'm saving data some entities are added to the content for example, lets say I ...
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Comment Reply javascript

I am working on a client site which is a very stripped down theme. It has no standard html markups as a result of which the reply box doesn't move upto the place of being just below the comment to ...
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How to customize the default HTML for Wordpress Attachments

I'm using Wordpress 3.0.1 (most recent as of now) and working around the Whiteboard theme. It seems that for attachments (images, specifically), Wordpress generates the HTML automatically and it ...
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Get entire page content (generated HTML in browser)

I'm looking for a filter that provides the full page generated in WordPress - including the head section with meta tags, body, styling and dynamic content. the_content() and the_excerpt() do work only ...
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In which directory do I find the HTML file of my wordpress pages?

I would like to manually edit the code my my wordpress pages. The WP interface only allows me to individually edit the CSS or PHP. The Page Edit feature gives me access to a certain part of the code, ...
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How to get the custom header image's alt text?

I'm using a custom header in my theme. My aim is to add an alt attribute to my custom header img element. My img element so far looks like this: <img src="<?php header_image(); ?>" height="&...
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add_filter the_content str_replace after shortcode

I want to add a PHP str_replace to the add_filter('the_content') function. I believe my problem is that the shortcodes are loading after the str_replace is called. I have a shortcode that outputs a ...
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When switching from html to visual editor the <iframe> tag gets corrupted

I'm trying to embed an iFrame, and because I set up some CSS using responsive design, I wish to NOT have width="" and height="" attributes whatsoever. When I type this into the HTML editor field.. &...
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How to display a raw HTML page (bypassing WordPress theme, scripts, etc)

I'm a software engineer with a WordPress site with hundreds of pages, and it's working very well. There are certain cases, however, where I'd love to be able to code my own page with no interaction ...
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How can I publish Word files to a WordPress blog without losing the footnotes?

I would like to take the contents from Microsoft Word files and convert them into WordPress blog posts without losing the footnotes. I've tried many different methods but have not found a simple ...
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Hide a div that is part of all pages on one specific page

How can I hide a div (which contains an image) for a specific WordPress page? I believe my page id is 46: Here is the div I am trying to change: <div id="static-footer-image" style="position:...
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How do I use Shortcodes inside of HTML tags?

I tried to include shortcodes with a parameter in raw html output, like shown below: <a href="https://example.com/folder/edit.php?action=someaction&id=[foocode parameter='value']&edittoken=...
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How do I change the value of lang=en-US

I have noticed that in the <html> tag on my WP site that the language is defined as US English. <html lang="en-US" prefix="og: http://ogp.me/ns#"> I would like to change it to British ...
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Can I force WordPress to use <i> instead of <em>?

For example, Did you know that <em>hot</em> was used to mean "<a title="What is the origin of “hot” as “good-looking” or “attractive”?" href="http://english.stackexchange.com/a/84227/...
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WordPress function that makes HTML safe to be sent via AJAX request

What is correct way to send HTML back to an AJAX request in WordPress? I currently have this: add_action( 'wp_ajax_nopriv_get-location-info', 'sc_locations_get_location_info' ); add_action( '...
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jQuery UI Datepicker not working

i want to add a datepicker on a custom page but i doesn not work. WP version is 3.2.1. Those are the init string i used on wp code: wp_enqueue_script('jquery'); wp_enqueue_script('jquery-ui-core'); ...
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Modify previous and next text from pagination links

I set the pagination parameters in functions.php and echoed where I want the links to appear, so far so good. The problem is that the previous and next texts are not modifying. I put a random text to ...
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Output in XHTML or HTML 5 for plugins?

I'm currently writing a plugin that displays some images - possibly with captions. So, I was wondering whether to use XHTML (<div>s and <span>s) or HTML 5 (<figure> and <...
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Stop wordpress from removing HTML attributes

I try to insert a post with html tag with class attribute, like this: <dl class="dl-horizontal">, but after saving the post, WP removes an attribute. How can I fix it? The only way I've found, ...
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<form> inside a metabox

I'm trying to write a plugin that allows a user to upload a video to Vimeo through the Vimeo upload API. In order to avoid trying to upload a video to a potentially shared hosting account and then ...
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Allowing more elements in comments via functions.php

I would like to allow certain HTML elements in my comments and have edited kses.php directly in the past. However, I have been hacked recently and replaced all the core Wordpress files and feel I ...
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Will my Wordpress site become vulnerable to Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) if I allow img tags in the comments area?

I'm planning to follow this tutorial in order to allow my subscribers to add images to comments (actually a custom post type called "Replies"). Wordpress filters <img> tags by default (except ...
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Correct regex for wp_embed_register_handler

THE GOAL I'm trying to parse a url and convert it to an embedded video player in my post's content but I think my regEx is off or I'm not creating a provider correctly. THE CODE Here is what I have ...
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Stray closing paragraph tag when using shortcodes

I'm using a basic shortcode to wrap some text in an expandable div. What appears to be happening is that the wpautop is inserting a stray closing paragraph tag at the beginning and a stray opening ...
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Search/Replace for editor in HTML-mode

Is there a way to do a Search and Replace from the editor in HTML-mode? Plugins I found work in the visual editor, we are working only in HTML-mode, therefore -not- appropriate for what we do. I would ...
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Why would a GET variable one one page of a site cause a 404 error when a GET variable works on another page of a site?

For example I have 20 pages on a site. one of them is called bacon another called eggs. on the same site...lets say breakfast.com I have the permalinks set up properly and have used them ...
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How to Output HTML tags in do_shortcode?

i want to output html tags in do_shortcode(); function <?php echo do_shortcode($content); ?> is it possible? thx!
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How do we remove the H3 tag for the reply-title I.D

We're doing some SEO tweaking to a site, and our SEO guru informs us that we need to remove the <h3> tags from the #reply-title element, output from line 1554 of comments-template.php. It's the ...
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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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Using tabs for wordpress plugin

Done my research and found this is how to call the built-in ui tabs jquery script in wp for the admin area but I'm stuck on implementing the other jquery scripts needed that I believe are built into ...
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Wordpress custom taxonomy description for each post?

In a Wordpress blog, I'd like to put the term description of a specific custom taxonomy in the footer of each article. Is this possible? I've tried <?php term_description( $term_id, $taxonomy ) ?...
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Snippet: Use classes instead of inline styles for text alignment

WordPress' TinyMCE (WYSIWYG) editor is adding inline stlyes to the markup when you change the text alignment. This behaviour is hard coded in wp-includes/class-wp-editor.php. Can the inline styles be ...
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Simplest way to add a second html editor to the post/page admin?

What's the simplest way to add a second HTML editor to the post/page admin and show the content in a template? What I need is something like a custom field that supports html, but I don't need the ...
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Do you need to escape hard coded plain text?

I started playing with the Underscores starter theme and noticed it uses esc_html_e() even on plain text: <a class="skip-link" href="#content"><?php esc_html_e( 'Skip to content', '_s' ); ?&...
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How can I hook into the post editor title field in order to change the HTML?

I want to make post titles mandatory in the post editor without Javascript or PHP validation, I'd like something really simple like adding the HTML "required" attribute to the post title input element....
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WordPress Shortcode and Dynamic CSS

I have a question I would like to ask to the WordPress developers, Usually when creating a shortcode that need to generate custom css how do you proceed? For example a simple button shortcode with ...