WordPress has a well-built feature called “shortcodes” – small snippets of code that allow the user to create additional functionality in posts or pages. Some of the most common shortcodes relate to things like adding columns to content, adding images from YouTube and Vimeo and adding portfolio styling to your gallery pages.
I’ve gathered some of the best resources I’ve found for you to go ahead and improve your client projects by adding unique items not normally found in WordPress sites 🙂
Shortcode API – WordPress
Mastering WordPress Shortcodes – Smashing Magazine
10 Super Useful WordPress shortcodes – Cats Who Code