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The function org-html--wrap-image adds a <p> tag around its contents, as you can see here:

ELISP> (org-html--wrap-image "bla" t)
"\n<div class=\"figure\">\n<p>bla</p>\n</div>"

I want to remove those <p> tags around "bla". My current workaround consists of redefining the function org-html--wrap-image completely, removing the tags, but this seems to be a bit of an overkill.

I acknowledge that if I wrap the function with a call to replace-regexp-in-string, I can achieve the same effect.

ELISP> (replace-regexp-in-string
        (rx (or "<p>" "</p>"))
        (org-html--wrap-image "bla" t))

"\n<div class=\"figure\">\nbla\n</div>"

How can I write an "advice" to do that? I've never written one before, and the documentation for "advices" is kind of harsh on Elisp beginners.

For completeness, here's the function code:

(defun org-html--wrap-image (contents info &optional caption label)
  "Wrap CONTENTS string within an appropriate environment for images.
INFO is a plist used as a communication channel.  When optional
arguments CAPTION and LABEL are given, use them for caption and
\"id\" attribute."
  (let ((html5-fancy (org-html--html5-fancy-p info)))
    (format (if html5-fancy "\n<figure%s>%s%s\n</figure>"
          "\n<div%s class=\"figure\">%s%s\n</div>")
        ;; ID.
        (if (org-string-nw-p label) (format " id=\"%s\"" label) "")
        ;; Contents.
        (format "\n<p>%s</p>" contents)
        ;; Caption.
        (if (not (org-string-nw-p caption)) ""
          (format (if html5-fancy "\n<figcaption>%s</figcaption>"

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Since Org offers export filters (see (info "(org) Advanced configuration")) for this very purpose, I would refrain from advising an internal function. The following will unwrap img tags in the final output of an HTML export:

(defun org-html-export-img-without-p-tag (s backend info)
  (when (org-export-derived-backend-p backend 'html)
    (replace-regexp-in-string "class=\"figure\">\n<p>\\(?1:<img[^<]+\\)</p>"
                              "class=\"figure\"\n\\1" s)))

(add-to-list 'org-export-filter-final-output-functions

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