[wp-hackers] Shortcodes and formatting

Stephen Rider wp-hackers at striderweb.com
Mon Mar 31 21:29:01 GMT 2008

Do the shortcodes run when the page is _rendered_ or as it's _saved_?   
If it makes the change to the saved page, then this is a moot issue.

On Mar 31, 2008, at 12:46 PM, Duane Storey wrote:
> The only thing I don't like about plugins that use shortcodes is that
> if you disable the plugin, you're left with a bunch of markup that no
> longer renders.   While not as user friendly, it would be nice if
> Wordpress supported shortcodes in HTML comment sections, i.e.
> <!-- flickr: <someid> -->
> or something like that.  That way when the plugin was disabled the
> user wouldn't see anything.

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