Alert: This function’s access is marked private. This means it is not intended for use by plugin or theme developers, only in other core functions. It is listed here for completeness. Use get_shortcode_regex instead.

do_shortcode_tag( array $m )

Regular Expression callable for do_shortcode() for calling shortcode hook.


Description Description


Parameters Parameters

$m

(array) (Required) Regular expression match array


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Return Return

(string|false) False on failure.


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Source Source

File: wp-includes/shortcodes.php

function do_shortcode_tag( $m ) {
	global $shortcode_tags;

	// allow [[foo]] syntax for escaping a tag
	if ( $m[1] == '[' && $m[6] == ']' ) {
		return substr($m[0], 1, -1);
	}

	$tag = $m[2];
	$attr = shortcode_parse_atts( $m[3] );

	if ( ! is_callable( $shortcode_tags[ $tag ] ) ) {
		/* translators: %s: shortcode tag */
		$message = sprintf( __( 'Attempting to parse a shortcode without a valid callback: %s' ), $tag );
		_doing_it_wrong( __FUNCTION__, $message, '4.3.0' );
		return $m[0];
	}

	/**
	 * Filters whether to call a shortcode callback.
	 *
	 * Passing a truthy value to the filter will effectively short-circuit the
	 * shortcode generation process, returning that value instead.
	 *
	 * @since 4.7.0
	 *
	 * @param bool|string $return      Short-circuit return value. Either false or the value to replace the shortcode with.
	 * @param string       $tag         Shortcode name.
	 * @param array|string $attr        Shortcode attributes array or empty string.
	 * @param array        $m           Regular expression match array.
	 */
	$return = apply_filters( 'pre_do_shortcode_tag', false, $tag, $attr, $m );
	if ( false !== $return ) {
		return $return;
	}

	$content = isset( $m[5] ) ? $m[5] : null;

	$output = $m[1] . call_user_func( $shortcode_tags[ $tag ], $attr, $content, $tag ) . $m[6];

	/**
	 * Filters the output created by a shortcode callback.
	 *
	 * @since 4.7.0
	 *
	 * @param string       $output Shortcode output.
	 * @param string       $tag    Shortcode name.
	 * @param array|string $attr   Shortcode attributes array or empty string.
	 * @param array        $m      Regular expression match array.
	 */
	return apply_filters( 'do_shortcode_tag', $output, $tag, $attr, $m );
}

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2.5.0 Introduced.


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