Support » Plugin: GC Testimonials » Enable Shortcodes

  • Apparently my theme doesn’t support shortcodes. How to add that in?

    Either that or my text widget just isn’t reading the testimonial form shortcode – what displays is the actual shortcode.

    It will display the upload form if I put in
    <?php echo do_shortcode(‘[testimonial-form]’); ?>
    in my front-page.php file.

    http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/gc-testimonials/

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  • I have a related problem. I want to add the submission form to the sidebar but as @kirbyworks mentioned if you place it in a text widget it just displays the shortcode. Has anyone done this?

    Hey, guys! Awesomely enough, I found this on another plugin’s FAQ:

    47. How to make a testimonials listing in a widget than a rotating testimonial?
    First, you’ll need to enable shortcodes in widget by adding add_filter('widget_text', 'do_shortcode'); to the bottom of your themes functions.php file, before the closing ?>.

    Then for the testimonials listing in a widget, use a Text widget with a shortcode like [testimonialswidget_list limit=5].

    Source: http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/testimonials-widget/faq/

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