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Widgets and variables do not display when set inside static block
Jr. Member
Total Posts:  8
Joined:  2008-09-17

I have a static block with content field like this:

This is a test static block with internal widget <br /><br />{{block type="wordpress/sidebar_widget_posts" name="wordpress.widget.recent_posts" post_count="5" title="Latest Posts" template="wordpress/sidebar/widget/posts.phtml"}}

set to display inside a static block.

All that you see in a web browser is the actual widget code displaying on the page like this \\\\\\\"This is a test static block with internal widget <br /><br /> {{block type="wordpress/sidebar_widget_posts" name="wordpress.widget.recent_posts" post_count="5" title="Latest Posts” template="wordpress/sidebar/widget/posts.phtml"}}".

I’ve tested this with many different widgets, even ones included with the theme. All simply display the code of the widget or variable.

Any feedback is greatly appreciated on how to address this.

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