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The Complete Guide to Creating Custom Shortcodes in WordPress

Tammy Coron

WordPress shortcodes are used to 1) reduce the amount of code you need to write; 2) simplify the usage of WordPress plugins, themes, and other functions. They behave like macros, when you insert a shortcode, it is replaced with a snippet of code. It could be anything. WordPress comes with some pre-defined shortcodes, like [[gallery]] and [[caption]], and they’re also included with many popular plugins and themes. You can also create your own…

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