How to render shortcodes in WordPress templates

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In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to execute WordPress shortcodes in templates.

As you may know, WordPress shortcodes won’t execute if you just copy and paste them in .php templates directly.

[map]

You need to pass them to do_shortcode function first.


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E.g. if you’re trying to display a map in a template you can do this. Replace the word ‘map’ with your own shortcode and paste the code below into your file.

<?php echo do_shortcode( '[map]' ); ?>

That’s it, it will now execute your shortcode in WordPress template file.

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