[wp-meta] [Making WordPress.org] #2270: Shortcodes being parsed on plugin page

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#2270: Shortcodes being parsed on plugin page
 Reporter:  pento             |       Owner:
     Type:  defect            |      Status:  new
 Priority:  normal            |   Milestone:  Plugin Directory v3 - M9
Component:  Plugin Directory  |  Resolution:
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Changes (by dd32):

 * milestone:   => Plugin Directory v3 - M9


 I guess we better decide what shortcodes we want to allow, and disable the
 rest or find a way to escape them during readme parsing.
 I feel that we might be better off with a shortcode filter and a whitelist
 of shortcodes we allow, and hopefully return a display version of any
 other shortcodes.

 We intentionally support `[youtube]` and `[vimeo]`, but others such as
 mixcloud and those contained within code blocks shouldn't have been

 See also #1723

Ticket URL: <https://meta.trac.wordpress.org/ticket/2270#comment:1>
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