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.


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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