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How to Remove WordPress Shortcodes from Homepage

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Do you want to strip shortcode from your homepage / index but not from single or archives posts? It’s easy with our code snippet. All you have to do is to copy the snippet to your functions.php file.

Instructions:

All you have to do is add this code to your theme’s functions.php file or in a site-specific plugin:

function remove_shortcode_from_index($content) {
  if ( is_home() ) {
    $content = strip_shortcodes( $content );
  }
  return $content;
}
add_filter('the_content', 'remove_shortcode_from_index');

Note: If this is your first time adding code snippets in WordPress, then please refer to our guide on how to properly copy / paste code snippets in WordPress, so you don’t accidentally break your site.

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  1. hi i am using the Append Comment plugin to add a contact form to the end of every post(using shortcode for contact form). I added your code but it is still appearing on my home page. any ideas?

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