You want your site to reflect the style of the product or service it represents, but that means fighting with tricky CSS or php coding that can mess up the entire site. To get it right requires hours and hours of an expensive professional developer or computer code expert. Or, does it? Using shortcodes makes this process of setting up and designing your site so easy that non-coders are able to sit down and make it work, but how do you know what code to use the shortcodes? That’s where these WordPress plug-ins come in handy. They generate the proper shortcodes for you to install to make it easy to design the site to look the way you want. It’s like having your very own computer coding translator at your fingertips ready to translate how you envision your site looking. The end results is an impressive site that no one will believe was built by a newbie. Here are 13 of the best shortcodes plug-ins available for WordPress.
- content. Edit, disable or enable the shortcode as needed from within the visual editor.
The name is no accident because the plug-in makes creating shortcodes easy, like a piece of cake. Render your shortcode in an easy-to-read user-friendly view. Use this plug-in with add_shortcode to create a beautiful UI User Interface. After you install Shortcake, you will need to register UI for your shortcodes.
If you thought that the WordPress navigational windows were just for links, this plug-in will surprise you. It makes it possible for you to add shortcodes to the WordPress Navigation Menu to generate links dynamically. In addition to this, it lets you add HTML sections to the navigation menu as well.
This plug-in takes the shortcodes and makes it easy for those who don’t speak English by internationalizing the code using Po Edit. Use it to create columns, message boxes, buttons, tabs, toggles, 4 styles of content separators, and call-to-action buttons.
Easily generate more than 80 advanced styling codes with this plug-in. It uses lazy smart programming which means it won’t slow down your site because the code only loads when it is needed and recognizes the content used and will adjust itself accordingly. It provides you with a discovery page to easily see what shortcodes are being used on your site. The plug-in is theme independent, so if you change your theme, it still works. It also uses microformats which means search engines like Google will easily understand your content.
This plug-in allows you to easily modernize your site with responsive Google maps, social media sharing, and call-to-action buttons. Add one-click YouTube videos and customize tabs and accordions. It supports Font Awesome and fontello and provides retina-ready icons. Add some great CSS3 transition effects and an array of color choices.
Make your site your own, with your unique style. Stay modern with this plug-in who offers up-to-the-minute support. This is an easy-to-use and highly customizable shortcodes plug-in. It provides a collection of responsive, attractive and up-to-date shortcodes for WordPress. Easily modify button colors and sizes, and customize columns, warning and notice boxes, horizontal bars, dividers, headings, and integrate Google Maps.