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Shortcode Detector


Detects shortcodes before wp_head() call to allow selective enqueuing of scripts and styles (i.e. js and css files) that are specifically used for the shortcode.

How to use the plugin?

Make sure that the shortcode you want to detect is defined. If it is a WordPress shortcode then there’s no need to define it.

To detect the shortcode use the code below. Change ‘my_shortcode’ to the shortcode you want to detect.


For more information check the Plugin Documentation.


  1. Upload to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory and unarchive.
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress.


  1. Download it through the WordPress admin and activate.


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“Shortcode Detector” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.


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