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  1. Hi,

    Why can I never get a HTML code to work in my sidebar?
    I paste the code in, and as soon as I save it, it changes/shortens the code and just a sjort line of code (totally out of place) shows up in my blog.. Im so sick of it!

    What am I doing wrong?

    The blog I need help with is chinabun.wordpress.com.

  2. I have the same problem. Please help us with any clues to solve this out. Where can I have add html or javascript on wordpress? Thanks beforehand

  3. Direct use of javascript, flash **, iframes and forms are not allowed here for security reasons.

    http://en.support.wordpress.com/code/

    ** With flash, many times it can be used here using the gigya shortcode. Panos covers the gigya shortcode quite well here. Do note that the gigya shortcode is not officially supported which means it could be pulled if it is abused.

    http://wpbtips.wordpress.com/category/gigya/

    Since this is a multi-user platform we all share the same underlying theme and wordpress files and any bad code, or security issue introduced by a user could bring down a bunch of blogs.

  4. Thank you thesacredpath - That clears up so much! (and I thought I had searched all over for that info!) Thank you!!

  5. I am trying to paste the HTML code for a mailchimp sign up box in but the widget just displays the HTML on my blog

  6. Can you please paste that code here, between <code> and </code>. I think that could be either 'iframe' or a javascript code., both are not allowed on WordPress.com. [See above links.]

  7. <br /> <!-- Begin MailChimp Signup Form --><br /> <link href="http://cdn-images.mailchimp.com/embedcode/classic-081711.css" rel="stylesheet" type="text/css"><br /> <style type="text/css"><br /> #mc_embed_signup{background:#fff; clear:left; font:14px Helvetica,Arial,sans-serif; }<br /> /* Add your own MailChimp form style overrides in your site stylesheet or in this style block.<br /> We recommend moving this block and the preceding CSS link to the HEAD of your HTML file. */<br /> </style><br /> <div id="mc_embed_signup"><br /> <form action="http://dynamicbusinessstrategies.us2.list-manage2.com/subscribe/post?u=135ab90c26f3ba2a46817f0c7&id=7ef05e9d2f" method="post" id="mc-embedded-subscribe-form" name="mc-embedded-subscribe-form" class="validate" target="_blank"><br /> <h2>Subscribe to our mailing list</h2><br /> <div class="indicates-required"><span class="asterisk">*</span> indicates required</div><br /> <div class="mc-field-group"><br /> <label for="mce-EMAIL">Email Address <span class="asterisk">*</span><br /> </label><br /> <input type="email" value="" name="EMAIL" class="required email" id="mce-EMAIL"><br /> </div><br /> <div class="mc-field-group input-group"><br /> <strong>Email Format </strong></p> <ul> <li><input type="radio" value="html" name="EMAILTYPE" id="mce-EMAILTYPE-0"><label for="mce-EMAILTYPE-0">html</label></li> <li><input type="radio" value="text" name="EMAILTYPE" id="mce-EMAILTYPE-1"><label for="mce-EMAILTYPE-1">text</label></li> <li><input type="radio" value="mobile" name="EMAILTYPE" id="mce-EMAILTYPE-2"><label for="mce-EMAILTYPE-2">mobile</label></li> </ul> <p></div><br /> <div id="mce-responses" class="clear"><br /> <div class="response" id="mce-error-response" style="display:none"></div><br /> <div class="response" id="mce-success-response" style="display:none"></div><br /> </div> <div class="clear"><input type="submit" value="Subscribe" name="subscribe" id="mc-embedded-subscribe" class="button"></div><br /> </form><br /> </div><br /> <script type="text/javascript"><br /> var fnames = new Array();var ftypes = new Array();fnames[0]='EMAIL';ftypes[0]='email';fnames[1]='FNAME';ftypes[1]='text';fnames[2]='LNAME';ftypes[2]='text';<br /> try {<br /> var jqueryLoaded=jQuery;<br /> jqueryLoaded=true;<br /> } catch(err) {<br /> var jqueryLoaded=false;<br /> }<br /> var head= document.getElementsByTagName('head')[0];<br /> if (!jqueryLoaded) {<br /> var script = document.createElement('script');<br /> script.type = 'text/javascript';<br /> script.src = 'http://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/1.4.4/jquery.min.js';<br /> head.appendChild(script);<br /> if (script.readyState && script.onload!==null){<br /> script.onreadystatechange= function () {<br /> if (this.readyState == 'complete') mce_preload_check();<br /> }<br /> }<br /> }<br /> var script = document.createElement('script');<br /> script.type = 'text/javascript';<br /> script.src = 'http://downloads.mailchimp.com/js/jquery.form-n-validate.js';<br /> head.appendChild(script);<br /> var err_style = '';<br /> try{<br /> err_style = mc_custom_error_style;<br /> } catch(e){<br /> err_style = '#mc_embed_signup input.mce_inline_error{border-color:#6B0505;} #mc_embed_signup div.mce_inline_error{margin: 0 0 1em 0; padding: 5px 10px; background-color:#6B0505; font-weight: bold; z-index: 1; color:#fff;}';<br /> }<br /> var head= document.getElementsByTagName('head')[0];<br /> var style= document.createElement('style');<br /> style.type= 'text/css';<br /> if (style.styleSheet) {<br /> style.styleSheet.cssText = err_style;<br /> } else {<br /> style.appendChild(document.createTextNode(err_style));<br /> }<br /> head.appendChild(style);<br /> setTimeout('mce_preload_check();', 250);</p> <p>var mce_preload_checks = 0;<br /> function mce_preload_check(){<br /> if (mce_preload_checks>40) return;<br /> mce_preload_checks++;<br /> try {<br /> var jqueryLoaded=jQuery;<br /> } catch(err) {<br /> setTimeout('mce_preload_check();', 250);<br /> return;<br /> }<br /> try {<br /> var validatorLoaded=jQuery("#fake-form").validate({});<br /> } catch(err) {<br /> setTimeout('mce_preload_check();', 250);<br /> return;<br /> }<br /> mce_init_form();<br /> }<br /> function mce_init_form(){<br /> jQuery(document).ready( function($) {<br /> var options = { errorClass: 'mce_inline_error', errorElement: 'div', onkeyup: function(){}, onfocusout:function(){}, onblur:function(){} };<br /> var mce_validator = $("#mc-embedded-subscribe-form").validate(options);<br /> $("#mc-embedded-subscribe-form").unbind('submit');//remove the validator so we can get into beforeSubmit on the ajaxform, which then calls the validator<br /> options = { url: 'http://dynamicbusinessstrategies.us2.list-manage.com/subscribe/post-json?u=135ab90c26f3ba2a46817f0c7&id=7ef05e9d2f&c=?', type: 'GET', dataType: 'json', contentType: "application/json; charset=utf-8",<br /> beforeSubmit: function(){<br /> $('#mce_tmp_error_msg').remove();<br /> $('.datefield','#mc_embed_signup').each(<br /> function(){<br /> var txt = 'filled';<br /> var fields = new Array();<br /> var i = 0;<br /> $(':text', this).each(<br /> function(){<br /> fields[i] = this;<br /> i++;<br /> });<br /> $(':hidden', this).each(<br /> function(){<br /> var bday = false;<br /> if (fields.length == 2){<br /> bday = true;<br /> fields[2] = {'value':1970};//trick birthdays into having years<br /> }<br /> if ( fields[0].value=='MM' && fields[1].value=='DD' && (fields[2].value=='YYYY' || (bday && fields[2].value==1970) ) ){<br /> this.value = '';<br /> } else if ( fields[0].value=='' && fields[1].value=='' && (fields[2].value=='' || (bday && fields[2].value==1970) ) ){<br /> this.value = '';<br /> } else {<br /> this.value = fields[0].value+'/'+fields[1].value+'/'+fields[2].value;<br /> }<br /> });<br /> });<br /> return mce_validator.form();<br /> },<br /> success: mce_success_cb<br /> };<br /> $('#mc-embedded-subscribe-form').ajaxForm(options);</p> <p> });<br /> }<br /> function mce_success_cb(resp){<br /> $('#mce-success-response').hide();<br /> $('#mce-error-response').hide();<br /> if (resp.result=="success"){<br /> $('#mce-'+resp.result+'-response').show();<br /> $('#mce-'+resp.result+'-response').html(resp.msg);<br /> $('#mc-embedded-subscribe-form').each(function(){<br /> this.reset();<br /> });<br /> } else {<br /> var index = -1;<br /> var msg;<br /> try {<br /> var parts = resp.msg.split(' - ',2);<br /> if (parts[1]==undefined){<br /> msg = resp.msg;<br /> } else {<br /> i = parseInt(parts[0]);<br /> if (i.toString() == parts[0]){<br /> index = parts[0];<br /> msg = parts[1];<br /> } else {<br /> index = -1;<br /> msg = resp.msg;<br /> }<br /> }<br /> } catch(e){<br /> index = -1;<br /> msg = resp.msg;<br /> }<br /> try{<br /> if (index== -1){<br /> $('#mce-'+resp.result+'-response').show();<br /> $('#mce-'+resp.result+'-response').html(msg);<br /> } else {<br /> err_id = 'mce_tmp_error_msg';<br /> html = '<div id="'+err_id+'" style="'+err_style+'"> '+msg+'</div>';</p> <p> var input_id = '#mc_embed_signup';<br /> var f = $(input_id);<br /> if (ftypes[index]=='address'){<br /> input_id = '#mce-'+fnames[index]+'-addr1';<br /> f = $(input_id).parent().parent().get(0);<br /> } else if (ftypes[index]=='date'){<br /> input_id = '#mce-'+fnames[index]+'-month';<br /> f = $(input_id).parent().parent().get(0);<br /> } else {<br /> input_id = '#mce-'+fnames[index];<br /> f = $().parent(input_id).get(0);<br /> }<br /> if (f){<br /> $(f).append(html);<br /> $(input_id).focus();<br /> } else {<br /> $('#mce-'+resp.result+'-response').show();<br /> $('#mce-'+resp.result+'-response').html(msg);<br /> }<br /> }<br /> } catch(e){<br /> $('#mce-'+resp.result+'-response').show();<br /> $('#mce-'+resp.result+'-response').html(msg);<br /> }<br /> }<br /> }</p> <p></script><br /> <!--End mc_embed_signup-->

  8. There is script in the code, that is not allowed here for security reasons - I think others use mail chimp so they must have a plain html code you can use. Check back at mailchimp - remember there are two different flavors of "WordPress" .ORG & .COM you want code for WordPress.COM

  9. As @auxclass said, you can't use this code on WordPress.com. However, You can use a text-link/image-link , that readers can subscribe you via Mail-Chimp.

    The subscribing url is : http://dynamicbusinessstrategies.us2.list- manage2.com/subscribe/post?u=135ab90c26f3ba2a46817f0c7&id=7ef05e

  10. I learn something every day - thanx

  11. @auxclass Caption Mike :) You're already so experienced. BTW, I already knew that the code would be an iframe-code. I asked just to extract the required url.

    PS. @bizzybizexpert That url seems to be broken. I copied the code using my mobile phone, and since whole code wasn't showing, I made a mistake (I think). You should extract the url with the same way I did. :)

  12. Thanks for your help guys

  13. Brilliant help as always! Love this suport forum! Thanks you guys!

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