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WordPress shortcode support for Django

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This package provides WordPress shortcode support for Django templates. It is based on code by Mark Steadman.

Support for different shortcodes are generated by parsers. The package currently includes a parser for YouTube videos. Additional parsers can be submitted for inclusion at the package’s issue tracker.


Use pip install django-shortcodes or clone the Git repository.


{% load shortcodes_filters %}
{{ text|shortcodes|safe }}



  • SHORTCODES_VIMEO_HEIGHT: Default height for Vimeo videos.

  • SHORTCODES_VIMEO_WIDTH: Default width for Vimeo videos.


  • SHORTCODES_YOUTUBE_JQUERY: Boolean whether the jquery.flash plugin is available.

  • SHORTCODES_YOUTUBE_HEIGHT: Default height for YouTube videos.

  • SHORTCODES_YOUTUBE_WIDTH: Default width for YouTube videos.

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