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[Resolved] Views: Execute Shortcode in custom field

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Last updated by Jacob 6 years ago.

Assigned support staff: Luo Yang.



I would lik to display a a short code i created in Views in a view template.

--> I have a a view I created that can be used to show recent news via a tag: [wpv-views name=Post Listing Shortcode" tag="xxxx"]

--> I created a custom type called recent_news

--> In my Content Template I have the field formatted as I would like it to display:
<div class="news">
<h4 class="title">Recent News</h4>
[types field="recent_news" class="" style=""][/types]

--> In the admin are I entered in the shortcode in my new custom field. On the fornt-end of the web site it is not parsing the shortcode but rather showing the actual shortcode.

-->I have tried both combination of the following in my functions.php with no luck.

add_filter( 'wpcf-recent_news', 'shortcode_unautop');
add_filter( 'wpcf-recent_news', 'do_shortcode');


add_filter( 'recent_news', 'shortcode_unautop');
add_filter( 'recent_news', 'do_shortcode');

How can I go about adding a shortcode to custom created type and have is parse in a view template? Thank you!


Luo Yang

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Dear Sammut,

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Thank you


OK I changed my approach that perhaps will alleviate the need for me to setup a test site.

I would like to execute this short code within my view template using a variable. Can you let me know how to accomplish this:

[wpv-view name="Post Listing Shortcode" tag="[types field='recent_news' class='' style=''][/types]"]


Never mind, go it!


Gah! Share your solutions!!