31 October 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Clean WordPress Shortcode Functions with Output Buffering

They say there’s more than one way to skin a cat, the same is true with programming. When it comes to writing code there’s always a number of ways to achieve a certain outcome…

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21 July 2012 ~ 0 Comments

How to Execute Shortcodes Inside Custom Fields

By default, WordPress do not allows shortcodes to be executed inside custom fields. If for some reason you need to be able to execute a shortcode inside a specific custom field, here is an easy way to do it…

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10 March 2012 ~ 0 Comments

10 Awesome Shortcodes For Your WordPress Blog

Last week I featured three tips for effectively utilizing shortcodes. Now what’s the point in having all of that knowledge if you can’t use it? It’s time to get down and dirty with some shortcodes that you can use on…

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01 March 2012 ~ 0 Comments

3 Essential Tips on Dealing with WordPress Shortcodes

Tomorrow, I am going to feature 10 awesome shortcodes that you can use on your WordPress site. But before then, I wanted to give you a simple introduction to shortcodes, in addition to a few key tips…

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08 February 2012 ~ 0 Comments

How to Display Excerpts of Child Pages with a Shortcode

Sometimes we have a page just for the sake of making it a parent of other pages. I’ve even seen these pages left blank! You should at least have a small paragraph…

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25 January 2012 ~ 2 Comments

Styles with Shortcodes – A Premium WordPress Plugin

Have you ever been in the situation where you have a great looking WordPress theme, but you are missing some custom styling for different elements? Maybe you don’t know PHP , CSS and Javascript and are not able to…

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05 January 2012 ~ 0 Comments

How to Add Call to Action Buttons to WordPress Posts with a Shortcode

Do you need some quick, nice-looking download, demo or call-to-action buttons on your WordPress site? Easy Shortcode Buttons makes a collection of beautiful buttons conveniently available to you inside the WordPress…

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31 December 2011 ~ 0 Comments

How to Insert Shortcodes into a WordPress Theme

Shortcodes, which many plugins take advantage of, are an easy and quick way to insert special kinds of content into your posts or pages. A shortcode typically looks something like this one from a plugin that is supposed…

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25 December 2011 ~ 3 Comments

Don’t use Themes’ Specific Shortcodes – Use Shortcodes Ultimate Plugin Instead

Shortcodes is a handy concept in WordPress. It lets you do unique things to specific pages or posts. It could be as simple as highlighting some text or adding a button. Shortcodes are widely used in themes. In premium themes, one of the major selling points is the usage of shortcodes to style various elements within a [...]

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13 December 2011 ~ 0 Comments

15 Usefull Free and Commercial WordPress Shortcode Plugins

Shortcodes can be extremely handy to add extra functions or design features to your site, lots of themes these days have them built-in which probably isnt the best way to handle them as if you change themes you will lose functionality…

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30 October 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Shortcode Reference – A Useful Plugin Which Displays All Available WordPress Shortcodes

Shortcode Reference is perhaps one of the most handy WordPress plugins I’ve found in a long time. The Problem: If you have a lot of plugins that utilize shortcodes for their output, it can be difficult to remember which…

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29 September 2011 ~ 0 Comments

How to Get a Custom Field Value via Shortcode

Sometimes we want to make it easy for site administrators to include the value of a custom field (maybe created as part of a custom meta box) into a post. An ideal solution to this challenge is to use shortcodes…

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29 September 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Using Shortcodes to Speed Up Posting with Popular Services

Today, we’re going to look at how to use shortcodes in conjunction with a variety of popular services – including sites like YouTube and Flickr by first recapping how to create a shortcode, and then how to convert that third-party code into something that can be repeated and manipulated.

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03 August 2011 ~ 0 Comments

How To Load Scripts In WordPress Only If A Post Has A Shortcode

As usual it is best practice to load your styles and scripts for your WordPress Themes only when needed, to keep the site loading quickly and to avoid any JS errors. In order to do this, there are tons…

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31 July 2011 ~ 0 Comments

20 Creative Shortcodes To Use In Your Projects

WordPress introduced shortcodes waaay back in version 2.5 as a great way of adding theme-specific styling through a simple-to-use tag in your post editor, or in your theme’s coding. We can command some…

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19 July 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Getting Started with WordPress Shortcodes With Examples

Shortcodes were introduced in WordPress 2.5, and help you to create macro codes to use within your content. If you think about it, this is a great way to create …

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14 May 2011 ~ 0 Comments

How to Add Buttons and CSS Classes to the Default Editor at WordPress

When creating websites for clients, especially those who are not so familiar with website editing or the internet in general, it is always useful to customise the WordPress Admin in order to make it simpler and more intuitive…

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02 May 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Dealing with shortcode madness

At some point in the past year, a disturbing movement has been growing in the WordPress theme development community. If you’ve ever looked at a few themes from Theme Forest, you might have noticed this horrible trend. This isn’t just a Theme Forest issue though; it’s a problem that’s growing in the theme development community and must be eradicated…

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14 February 2011 ~ 1 Comment

More Shortcodes!

Since releasing our shortcodes (which are included in the WooFramework), we’ve really been enjoying your feedback in terms of how you were using the shortcodes, and what kind of shortcodes you would like to see us develop, & include going forward. This feedback lead us to including a spiffy new shortcode generator a little while…

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