PHP Warning - Shortcode "Workaround"

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pscaffidi
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PHP Warning - Shortcode "Workaround"

Post by pscaffidi » 23 Oct 2015, 09:23

I was unable to find this mentioned anywhere in the forum and hope it might help someone.

I was seeing a lot of warnings in my PHP error log pertaining to Suffusion shortcodes. After extensive trial and error, I determined that using any suffusion shortcode without a parameter will cause these errors.

My workaround is to add a fake parameter to every shortcode that does not normally have a parameter.

For example, in the footer customization for one of my sites I was using the following shortcodes:

[suffusion-the-year] [suffusion-site-link'] - [suffusion-loginout]

I have changed the above to:

[suffusion-the-year fake='parameter'] [suffusion-site-link fake='parameter'] - [suffusion-loginout fake='parameter']

Now, the PHP warnings have disappeared and the shortcodes still function fine.

Hope this helps someone.

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