Monthly Archives: July 2011

Escaping WordPress shortcodes

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With WordPress 2.5 came the WordPress shortcodes, a simple set of functions to create macros to be used in WordPress posts. Quite a few plugins were developed subsequently to enable escaping of those shortcodes. This is necessary because the shortcode parser, as it tries to interprete everything between square brackets, makes it impossible to include a non-interpreted shortcode such as… Read more »

Typesetting formuals with MathJax

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Most hosting providers don’t have LaTeX packages installed on their servers and installing LaTeX yourself is usually only possible on rootservers, which are quite a bit more expensive (and therefore much less common) than regular hosting plans. However, there is a great project called MathJax, that enables you to display formulas directly inside your wordpress posts without the need to… Read more »