Disable automatic p and br tags in HTML editor
I’m having the same problem. I’ve installed the exec-php plugin on my site, and I’m making a page called “Tag Cloud” and am using the php function
<?php wp_tag_cloud('smallest=8&largest=22&number=50'); ?>to automatically display the tag cloud on the page. The default format is “flat,” which I believe means it will just put some white space between each tag to result in a paragraph-looking cloud of tags. However, the automatic br tags are placing br tags between each tag, resulting in a long, long list.
I understand wordpress wasn’t originally designed to handle php inside a post or page, but I think this really just boils down to the automatic br tags.
I don’t see any way to fix this problem except to disable the automatic p and br tags in the HTML editor, just as itissue has asked.
It seems that you guys are using MS Word to write a post and copied into the HTML Editor. I recommend to use either any except MS Word to write a post. Because due to MS Word your blog may add br and P tag automatically at start/end of the post.
I tried all tricks and there is no way that wordpress keeps the
tabs in the programing code. Therefore I had to use something else. I tried tables!
Using tables will make you use more programing, unless you use the TinyMCE Advanced plugin, which helps you use tables more easily.
With tables, when I need a single line break, I switch to the next row of the table. If I need a double line break, I leave an empty row in the table (<tr><td></td></tr>) The result, it gives me something like this.
Does anyone know whether this is fixed in 2.7? I don’t seem to be able to save any class to any <p> or
- tags in my post.
will turn into
after clicking ‘Save’.
After struggling with this frustrating problem, I solved it by using the text control plugin: http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/text-control.
Once installed and activated, go to Settings->Text Control Config.
Under “Posts & Excerpts”, select “No Formatting” in the first drop down list.
That should get rid of all the automatic break tags being inserted.
there is another solution
<?php remove_filter(‘some_function’, ‘wpautop’); ?>
for example ( TheNewDominion ) – put this anywhere on your page
<?php remove_filter(‘wp_tag_cloud’, ‘wpautop’); ?>
Thanks for the suggestions. But what about the missing CSS classes? Text-control only removes the automatic break tags. Does it also keep the classes I added in the tag? Please advise.
I would like to disable automatic tags like <p> for code like <!–plugin–> which some plugins are using.
TinyMCE converts to <p><!–plugin–></p>
This causes invalid code because the code of the plugin starts with <div>…
Is there a remedy for this special case?
Well, I could write <div><!–plugin–></div> but it would be more complicated…
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