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Caption Shortcode

The Caption feature allows you to wrap captions around content using a simple Shortcode. This is primarily used with individual images

[caption]<image> Caption[/caption]

Practical usage is like this:

[caption id="attachment_6" align="alignright" width="300"]<img src="http://localhost/wp-content/uploads/2010/07/800px-Great_Wave_off_Kanagawa2-300x205.jpg" alt="Kanagawa" title="The Great Wave" width="300" height="205" class="size-medium wp-image-6" /> The Great Wave[/caption]

Which looks like this:

image-caption-theme.png

Options

The following basic options are supported:

id
A unique HTML ID that you can change to use within your CSS.
class
Custom class that you can use within your CSS.
align
The alignment of the caption within the post. Valid values are: alignnone (default), aligncenter, alignright, and alignleft.
width
How wide the caption should be in pixels. This attribute is required and must have a value greater than or equal to 1.

Source File

The caption shortcode is located in wp-includes/media.php.

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