WP247 Get Option Shortcode

Include WordPress options anywhere shortcodes are accepted.

Author:wp247 (profile at wordpress.org)
WordPress version required:4.0
WordPress version tested:5.8
Plugin version:1.2
Added to WordPress repository:09-04-2015
Last updated:08-08-2021
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Include WordPress options anywhere shortcodes are accepted.


[wp247_get_option option=”desired-option” default=”desired-default” scope=”desired-scope“]


  • desired-option is the option to be retrieved from the WordPress wp_options table. Default: none

  • desired-default is the default value to be returned if the desired option does not exist. Default: “”

  • desired-scope indicates which type of option is to be retrieved. scope=”site” will retrieve options using the WordPress get_site_option function. All other values are ignored and the WordPress get_option function will be used to retrieve the desired option value. Default: “”


Include the WordPress site URL in some text somewhere:

  • This is my site’s URL: [wp247_get_option option=”siteurl”].

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