Remove visual composer shortcodes from content in wordpress


<?php
/* Get only listed posts */
$test_array = array(‘335’, ‘328’, ‘970’);

$query = new WP_Query( array( ‘post_type’ => ‘testimonials’, ‘post__in’ => $test_array ) );

global $post;

/* Get Post url */
$page_url = get_permalink($post->ID);

/* Get Post congtent */
$content = $post->post_content;

/* Remove visual composer shortcode like [vc_row] link that */
$desc = strip_tags(do_shortcode($post->post_content));

/* Remove empty spaces */
$desc = trim(preg_replace(‘/\s+/’,’ ‘, $desc ));

/* Get content with limit */
$desc = mb_strimwidth($desc, 0, 200, ‘…’);

?>

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4 thoughts on “Remove visual composer shortcodes from content in wordpress

  1. how do i actually use this? I need to strip all VC shortcodes and leave the content behind in all pages and posts, how do i do this? Cheers

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  2. Thanks for asking.

    Have you maintained page templates for individual pages or default template for all pages we have to use above code in php page template file.

    I think this answer is fine otherwise let me know plz..

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    • they are all based on the default page templates in the theme so i just add the PHP to the pages? Thanks for getting back to me

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