Enable shortcodes in text widgets
This single line enables the shortcode functions in widgets. By default WordPress prints the [shortcode] tag and will not render it. do_shortcode is the template function to display a shortcode in a template file so we just need to add that to our widget_text filter.
/** * Snippet Name: Enable shortcodes in text widgets * Snippet URL: https://wpcustoms.net/snippets/enable-shortcodes-in-text-widgets/ */ add_filter('widget_text', 'do_shortcode', 11);