[wp-hackers] Shortcodes and formatting
admin at laptoptips.ca
Sun Apr 6 05:14:38 GMT 2008
Kimmo Suominen wrote:
> On Fri, Apr 04, 2008 at 01:22:01PM -0800, Andrew Ozz wrote:
>> That sounds like a very good idea. Then we can add a small filter to
>> TinyMCE to replace <!--[ (but not <!--[CDATA[) with [ on loading and put
>> it back on saving, so the shortcodes can be typed or pasted in visual
>> mode too.
> How would one type in [foo] in the visual editor then, without it turning
> into an HTML comment?
You're right. It would turn into a comment. It would be better to just
replace the <!--[ and ]--> with <!--[ and ]-->. That would work fine.
However since this is a plugin related problem (or rather will be),
logically a plugin should solve it. I've just made a small plugin to
hide orphaned shortcodes. Give it a shortcode and it will insert an
empty string in its place. Check it out here:
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