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Ok, I’ll see if I can replicate the error.

But I would also suggest you try another approach.  I think a little code in the theme file would work better than trying to embed shortcodes into the category descriptions.

For example: you could indicate that a category needs a map by using “*” as the first character in the category name.  In the theme file if you see an “*” in the name then output the map for that category using do_shortcode().

This would also help to determine if there’s a general issue or if it was just a problem when embedding shortcodes in the descriptions.