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Custom Variables in Content - as shortcodes do not nest

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Community Member, 9 Posts

7 July 2016 at 3:11am

I found this topic which does work for text,

which gave this code

 if($this->Content) {
$hasLocation = stristr($this->Content, '$MyVariable');

if($hasLocation) {
$content = str_ireplace('$MyVariable', $value, $this->Content);
return array(
'Content' => DBField::create_field('HTMLText', $content),

return array(
'Content' => DBField::create_field('HTMLText', $this->Content),

Which does work.

My Question is, can this be repurposed to inject HTML code instead of text? I want to be able to make shortcodes for a tabbed area of content, but the shortcodes don't nest so that's not an option.