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  • Display external files in posts using shortcode

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    Adding this snippet to the functions.php of your wordpress theme will allow you to include the content of an external file within your page using shortcode.

    wordpress snippet : PHP

    <>
    function show_file_func( $atts ) {
      extract( shortcode_atts( array(
        'file' => ''
      ), $atts ) );
      if ($file!='')
        return @file_get_contents($file);
    }
    add_shortcode( 'show_file', 'show_file_func' );
    

    wordpress snippet : SHORTCODE

    <>
    [show_file file="http://wpsnipp.com/data.html"]
    

    ( WordPress codex functions, hooks, in this snippet. )

    add_shortcode, shortcode_atts, wp,
  • Rob

    This works great for what i need, unfortunately my site css is overriding the appearance. Can i force the embedded file to retain its CSS properties?

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