Tips for Using Shortcodes in WordPress

Shortcodes is a special tag that lets you add functionality to your posts, pages, widgets, without actually writing any code.  A shortcode looks like a piece of text enclosed within square brackets. Some examples are given below.

  1. [schoolgallery]
  2. [slider]
  3. [addvideo]

When you load this blog page in a web browser, WordPress replaces the shortcode and actually displays the content. This eliminates the need for copying and pasting codes from other sites, or repeating a tedious task all over again. Read More

WordPress Shortcodes Plugins that You Have to Try

Shortcodes are WordPress-specific codes that will let you do creative things with scripts and code. If you haven’t used shortcodes, then you are missing out on a lof of stuffs that a shortcode can have like for example, taking long ugly lines of code into one, clean, short line of code. It is a shortcut for a long script for a long list of codes. You can’t just use shortcodes at your disposal, you need to manually insert it to your blog theme or use a plugin. However, the problem with finding the one that suits you can be very time consuming. So here are some of the best shortcodes: http://www.hongkiat.com/blog/wordpress-shortcodes-plugins/