What are WordPress ShortCodes
What are WordPress shortcodes? They are somewhat like “macro” (short codes) that you can add to your post. When the post is published, these macro turns into more extensive HTML output.
Here are some tutorials that will help you learn about them…
- WordPress Shortcodes API – by WordPress.org
- Mastering WordPress Shortcodes – by SmashingMagazine.com
For example is a WordPress shortcode that produces as photo gallery functionality on WordPress.