Questions tagged [shortcode]

BB-Code-like mechanism by which strings enclosed in square brackets can serve as shorthand for longer and more complicated strings. These strings are processed by callback handlers, usually on page load, which replace the bracket enclosed string with the output from the callback handler.

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Freeze a shortcode in place?

Is there a way to "freeze" a shortcode in place so non-Administrators can't edit it? Let's say I have a page like this: [shortcode] Text of the page [other shortcode] Is there a way that non-...
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Adding a colorbutton in tinymce dialog with current api

I'm trying to add a colorbutton in a tinymce dialog box, which i was able to do with the help of using this stackoverflow question here: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/23511566/adding-a-...
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How to prevent shortcode preview from breaking in tinymce editor?

I am creating visual preview for shortcodes (just like captions). I have don't most of the parts but my preview html is getting broke by the editor when post is saved. I have investigate it further ...
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How to wp_redirect on 'init' hook on condition of current post id?

I have made a shortcode, because we can't redirect page within shortcode using wp_redirect so I used 'init' hook to check the $_POST/GET parameter and make system redirect. But I'm stuck in a ...
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Next Post links not working in custom post type shortcode

I'm trying to paginate some custom posts types, and the previous link works, but not the next link. I tried several ways but I'm not able to find the correct one... if anyone could help :) This is ...
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do_shortcode with custom field

Ok I suck at PHP, so I'll explain this in "English" first then proceed to code. I've got a custom field in my WP DB called ecpt_imdb - this is the numeric value of a movie from the imdB. For example: ...
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Execute Closing Shortcode After the_content

I need to execute a short code on thousands of posts which don't already contain the short code as i've added some manually. I'm using another function to add the opening short code after the 2nd ...
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Saving post content to database with do_shortcode?

I'm working on a project where I use WordPress admin hooked up with Laravel. I use WP to edit and create posts and Laravel to query the database. I also use shortcodes. Is it possible to call the ...
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Is it important to sanitize inputs in a shortcode that will be used in site that only I will post to?

Is there any security risk in not sanitizing shortcodes in a wordpress site if I am the only one who has access to the admin panel?
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display-posts shortcode attributes have no effect

I need to list some specific posts on a page. I discovered the [display-posts] shortcode feature but it doesn't seem to work. Here's what I'm trying to do: [display-posts posts_per_page="2"] ...
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Wordpress Shortcode callback function with a plugin

I am working on a plugin and the plugin currently works great on the admin section but I'm trying to extend the functionality to the front end and using a shortcode to use the same functions. I have a ...
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Forcing max-width for image captions

I've implemented a filter to my image captions based on this question I asked a few days ago. How can I slip into the caption the css style of max-width as well? I think it can be done with ...
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Hide shortcodes “code” when using the “editor” the same as wordpress do with “gallery”

i have question, how to hide the "shortcode code" when using the "editor" the same as wordpress do with "gallery"? my clients hate to see shortcodes as "code". And the truth, not only him, but a lot ...
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Foreach inside shortcode not working as planned

I have a loop inside a shortcode to display the list of posts for each category (schedule-day) in a custom post type (schedule). The first category lists the posts in said category just fine, but ...
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Adding javascript actions to words in post content

I would like to have my blog run some JavaScript code when certain particular words are clicked on. One approach would be to include "onClick" handlers in HTML elements within the posts and disable ...
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Adding Shortcode Values to wp_head

I'm trying to create a shortcode with attributes which then places the values in meta tags for SEO purpose. I know there a some plugins for this use, but I want a simple and reusable/extendable meta ...
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How to Reference/Echo Variable from Another PHP Function

I have successfully set up a PHP function for my blog posts to create a shortcode to automatically display/style an iFrame tag for a YouTube video, as well as pull in the duration and view count ...
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Wordpress Short code with additional parameter

I am using twitter boostrap in my recent project . I want that the post or page content will split into columns. For doing this I am declaring several shortcode like this function two_column($atts,$...
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Preserve shortcode content formatting

How can I preserve the formatting of the content within a shortcode block when I switch back and forth between the visual and text editor in TinyMCE? As in, the stuff between [myshortcode] and [/...
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Replace shortcode in substring

I've created these two functions to toggle between the first paragraph of the content and then everything but the first paragraph so when the user selects 'More' it slides out the article smoothly ...
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wp_editor in thickbox

I am updating a shortcode generator that I made before and I want to add in addition to text areas inputs etc.. a tinymce editor, so I call wp_editor in the ajax content of the thickbox, the editor ...
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Can I wrap an unordered list inside a shortcode?

So, I created an events page for my client that holds lots of details about events. We found no particular event plugins to be helpful for their purpose, so I built a a custom template using advanced ...
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Custom Loop Using Shortcode in Custom Page Template

I am trying to output a custom loop created using shortcode in a custom page template. Here is the code I am using to generate the shortcode: function archive_sc( $atts ) { // Attributes ...
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Shortcode default attributes over-riding non-default attributes

I have a shortcode with default attributes. It works fine with the default attributes, but the user-entered attributes do not over-ride the default attributes. Here is my shortcode code: function ...
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Shortcode in posts called by ajax is not working

I am using ajax to load content of post. Functions like the_title() works fine, but unfortunately the_content() doesn't returns any shordcodes( gallery nor tablepress ) data. here is my code: ...
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do_shortcode via ajax

I try to call contact-form-7 via ajax with do_shortcode. But it shows just "shortcode code". function example_ajax_request() { // The $_REQUEST contains all the data sent via ajax if ( isset($...
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Shortcode for latest -not expired- posts

I've made a short code (part of a plugin) to display the posts which aren't expired. For saving the expiration date, i made already a meta key called newsbox-date. Handy for micro-news, short ...
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Widget not displaying in WMPU sites

I'm modifying a theme for a WPMU install, and I've hit a wall. In order to display a text widget in a specified area, I'm using: $args = array( 'before_widget' => '<ul class="widget-...
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WP UI style within shortcode - Any Suggestions?

I am using the wp-ui Wordpress plugin to create vertical tabbed content. What I want to do is add a span to part of the tab title - to add some additional style, but the shortcode/plugin strips my "...
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How to protect parts of my code from TinyMCE modification when switching from text to visual mode?

I've got the following problem. When I switch from 'text' to 'visual' mode - TinyMCE is automatically messing around in the code doing unwanted things which breaks my styling - not so good ;/. Is ...
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Get page content and execute shortcodes on a page

I would like to get show multiple page's content on one page with shortcodes. If I use return $html; the shortcodes not working, if I use return do_shortcode($html); the shortcode working, but the ...
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How to list users by custom field?

I have a custom user field in the standard database, called company. I want to output on to a page the usermeta info only of users whose company matches Widgets Inc ... How do I do that? What I'd ...
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Add button to kitchen sink toggle

I have created a simple function along with a shortcode, my goal is now to add a button in the sink toggle of wordpress so that the user doesn't have to type anything. Is this hard to achieve? how ...
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Adding shortcode field to edit gallery / Gallery Settings

I want to add a field to the Add Media / Edit Gallery / Gallery Settings column which is able to accept shortcodes. I want to do this so that I can add a Cart66 shortcode which will "render" an add ...
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How to change the output of gallery shortcode

I would like to add the media description as a data-attribute to each image of the gallery. All the other answers favour the solution to copy the whole code from media.php to functions.php and change ...
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Complex Slider Shortcode Help

I have a PHP-Code for Slider which I found. Now I want to transform it into a Wordpress shortcode. Here's the Code: <!-- Slider --> <div class="big-slider-wrapper block-full ...
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Gallery shortcode numerical sorting

When I try to sort a Gallery created through the [gallery] shortcode by numerical titles I get them sorted in alphabetical order. That means that they are sorted like so: 1, 3, 34, 4, 56, 6, etc. ...
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Single post content custom order

In my post I have a shortcode for [video] than text content. Single post page displays first entry-meta, than title, than content [video] + text. What I need is to add some condition in single.php so ...
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Don't show images inserted into content

I'm using a lightbox plugin to display my post images with [gallery], it works but those images show up in the content area too. So there are thumbnails and full size of same image. How can i hide ...
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Using shortcode to display array in array

I am using a widget, U more recent posts. Seems to work with custom taxonomies when you input the correct data into it in a widget form, but the suggested shortcode doesn't work (and I am trying to ...
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show shortcodes in editor

Is there any way in which i can show custom shortcodes inside the editor panel, I have a bunch that I've created and thought it would be a good idea? Not found anything online other than tutorials on ...
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Wordpress Shortcodes - Return $Variable

I have created a custom postcode checker plugin, and a shortcode to add it to the site. The plugin functionality works, but it outputs my code at the top of the page. How do I get it to output my ...
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How to fix wrong attribute error for Visual Composer Grid Builder?

Hello I am facing this issue in editing media grid layout of Visual Composer V6.2.2. Below is the error I am getting Fatal error: Uncaught Exception: Wrong attribute for 'vc_single_image' shortcode. ...
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shortcode to display woocommerce cart total

I just hit a stumbling block. I'm currently using the <?php echo WC()->cart->get_cart_total(); ?> function to output the price of the products in cart. However, the resulting output was ...
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shortcode function is giving an error - uncaught Error: Call to a member function get_id()

Function of the shortcode, Get the current active product ID and create a url with that product id mydomain.com/templates/?pid='.$id. I'm looking to use this shortcode on an elementor button this ...
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How to use Wordpress Global Variable in shortcode (e.g. $page)

I have shortcode that requires a postID as input: e.g. [tribe_event_inline id='123 which I want to use in a template file, so that it updates for the current page: e.g. [tribe_event_inline id=$page. ...
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Is there any way to set the Featured image in wordpress post editor, using a Getty images embed code

I want to be able to use a Getty images embed code to set the featured image (Post thumbnail) in my wordpress post editor. Is there any way of doing this? I understand that Wordpress doesn't allow ...
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Show the parent taxonomy by creating shortcode in woocommerce?

How would I create a shortcode to show the parent taxonomy in woocommerce? My product categories should be like: - Food -- Fruits --- Healthy Fruits --- Organic Fruits -- Meat --- Pork --- ...
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Gutenberg Shortcode will turn html to html entity

I defined a shortcode [plot] to write dot code. For example, I insert code below by using Gutenberg Shortcode: [plot] digraph G { a->b; } [/plot] But when I re-edit the code, it will be converted ...
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How take a widget/shortcode on top of page content with CSS o JS?

I wrote a shortcode that generate a custom HTML element using HTMLElement JavaScript class. This widget uses a lot of custom CSS. It works good but on some themes (like The7 i.e.) some page content ...

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