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Filter the_content only when outputting full content? (4 posts)

  1. micropat
    Member
    Posted 5 years ago #

    Is there any way for a plugin filter function to detect when the_content is being called within a post or page only?

    For instance, when the_excerpt_rss() is called from another plugin or theme, it also calls the_content so my filter gets loaded.

    The problem is that my filter should only run when the_content is actually outputting the content (in full) on the page.

    Is there any way to detect this, or possible workarounds?

  2. micropat
    Member
    Posted 5 years ago #

    This would obviously not be a good idea to use in the plugin, but iterating through debug_backtrace() came to mind as a possible technical option.

    Anything else come to mind?

  3. Migweld
    Member
    Posted 5 years ago #

    I read in a nettuts tutorial that you can use

    return (is_single()) ? $variableName

    at the end of your plugin to return the filtered text only when the post is viewed in full. Hope that helps.

  4. micropat
    Member
    Posted 5 years ago #

    Hi Migweld, thanks for trying to help. :) Unfortunately the filter needs to function on the front page as well, not just single pages.

    Other ideas?

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