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elemis says

Hello guys,

Is there a way of only removing p tags that are generated inside shortcodes? We don’t want to use wpautop filter. The clients should still be able to format their text by line breaks. But when this is being applied in shortcodes it messes up shortcode output.

We reeeeeally reaaaally need to solve this :)

Any help would be appreciated. Thanks in advance.

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ewizz says

p tags in shortcodes?

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elemis says

p tags in shortcodes?

When writing posts with shortcodes

 [divtag]
 abc
 [/divtag]

ends up as

< div >
<p>abc</p>
<p>< / div ></p>

We want to get rid of this automatically generated p tags.

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StefanoGiliberti says
function formatter($content) {
    $new_content = '';
    $pattern_full = '{(\[raw\].*?\[/raw\])}is';
    $pattern_contents = '{\[raw\](.*?)\[/raw\]}is';
    $pieces = preg_split($pattern_full, $content, -1, PREG_SPLIT_DELIM_CAPTURE);
    foreach ($pieces as $piece) {
        if (preg_match($pattern_contents, $piece, $matches)) {
            $new_content .= $matches[1];
        } else {
            $new_content .= wptexturize(wpautop($piece));
        }
    }
    return $new_content;
}
remove_filter('the_content', 'wpautop');
remove_filter('the_content', 'wptexturize');
add_filter('the_content', 'formatter', 99);

[raw]Content without Paragraphs[/raw]

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elemis says

function formatter($content) {
    $new_content = '';
    $pattern_full = '{(\[raw\].*?\[/raw\])}is';
    $pattern_contents = '{\[raw\](.*?)\[/raw\]}is';
    $pieces = preg_split($pattern_full, $content, -1, PREG_SPLIT_DELIM_CAPTURE);
    foreach ($pieces as $piece) {
        if (preg_match($pattern_contents, $piece, $matches)) {
            $new_content .= $matches[1];
        } else {
            $new_content .= wptexturize(wpautop($piece));
        }
    }
    return $new_content;
}
remove_filter('the_content', 'wpautop');
remove_filter('the_content', 'wptexturize');
add_filter('the_content', 'formatter', 99);

[raw]Content without Paragraphs[/raw]

Thanks you for your support. However surrounding shortcodes with another shortcode probably will be too complex for some users :(

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Bluz says


function formatter($content) {
    $new_content = '';
    $pattern_full = '{(\[raw\].*?\[/raw\])}is';
    $pattern_contents = '{\[raw\](.*?)\[/raw\]}is';
    $pieces = preg_split($pattern_full, $content, -1, PREG_SPLIT_DELIM_CAPTURE);
    foreach ($pieces as $piece) {
        if (preg_match($pattern_contents, $piece, $matches)) {
            $new_content .= $matches[1];
        } else {
            $new_content .= wptexturize(wpautop($piece));
        }
    }
    return $new_content;
}
remove_filter('the_content', 'wpautop');
remove_filter('the_content', 'wptexturize');
add_filter('the_content', 'formatter', 99);

[raw]Content without Paragraphs[/raw]

Thanks you for your support. However surrounding shortcodes with another shortcode probably will be too complex for some users :(

I don’t think so. I use the same technique and so far no complaints from clients.

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wpCanyonThemes says

Or in the shortcodes you want to do this for, just before you return the output put [raw] before the output string and [/raw] after it. Then return do_shortcode($output) and that’s it :)

So the user doesn’t have to do it himself.

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ewizz says

Or in the shortcodes you want to do this for, just before you return the output put [raw] before the output string and [/raw] after it. Then return do_shortcode($output) and that’s it :) So the user doesn’t have to do it himself.

man! where have you been? you didn’t posted anything on forum for whole day !! :D

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wpCanyonThemes says

Noone needed my help whole day :)

And finishing up the theme so don’t have much time for the forum :)

@winterbits – Any progress?

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ChillThemes says

Put this in functions.php.

function remove_wpautop($content) { 
    $content = do_shortcode( shortcode_unautop($content) ); 
    $content = preg_replace( '#^<\/p>|^<br \/>|<p>$#', '', $content );
    return $content;
}
</p>

Example/Usage:

add_shortcode( 'blockquote', 'blockquote_shortcode' );
function blockquote_shortcode( $attr, $content = null ) {
    $return .= '<blockquote>';
    $return .= remove_wpautop($content);
    $return .= '</blockquote>';
    return $return;
}
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