Add WordPress Shortcode Directly in a Template File

Place this in your theme template file where the shortcode should execute.

<?php echo do_shortcode('[your-shortcode]'); ?>

Be sure to replace any single quotes (‘) with double quotes (“) within your shortcode to prevent PHP errors.

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