Shortcodes works like magic in wordpress to spice up your website. Shortcodes brings life to a plain simple blog with colorful buttons, colums, quotes and icons. Most powerful themes comes with built in shortcodes with the theme but if you want, you can use shortcode plugins available to control your blog. Most short code plugins will add a button to the visual editor making it easy for users. Lets take a look on some of great shortcode plugins available for wordpress.
I have compiled the best collection of wordpress shortcode plugins both free and commercial ones below so that you can decide which one to pick.
1. WordPress Shortcodes
Great set of shortcode elements like SEO-ready tabs, sections, buttons, links to any content, author cards, lists, layouts and more!
2. Shortcodes Ultimate
Shortcode ultimate packed with 30 great shortcodes along with custom shortcode generator. There are colorful buttons, columns, boxes , lists and much more..
3. Shortcode Exec PHP
Execute php code with this shortcode plugin. You can use it inside posts, pages, comments, feeds etc.
Nice collection of shortcodes for custom jbuttons, content jboxes, tabs and accordion panels, with call to action and info boxes. You can pick color, size and shape for any of these elements.
Highly flexible shortcode builder plugin for wordpress.
6. Standout Colorboxes & Buttons
WordPress plugin with nice beautiful colored boxes and buttons by shortcodes.
7. Button Shortcode
Nice few shortcodes for buttons with icons.
8. Shortcodes UI
WordPress Plugin adds admin UI for creating shortcodes without the need for any coding.
9. Zilla shortcodes
A simple shortcode generator for wordpress themes.
10. GPP Shortcodes
Free shortcodes plugin to create fluid, responsive column layouts and add boxes and buttons to your Posts and Pages. No coding required.
11. Acronix Shortcodes
WordPress shortcode plugin for useful design elements like buttons, boxes, tabs,accordion and toggles.
13. All in one Shortcodes
It is the ultimate shortcode plugin allows you to add unlimited shortcodes to any wordpress theme. It is commercial.
14. Icon list shortcodes
Over 100+ icon shortcodes available with this plugin. It is cheap commercial plugin from codecanyon.
15. Styles with Shortcodes
WordPress plugin having 100 built in Shortcodes with everything needed like; jQuery Accordion, Tabs and Toogle, Tooltips, Column Shortcodes, Gallery and Image Shortcodes, Button Styles, Alert Box Styles, Pullquotes, Blockquotes, Twitter buttons, Retweet button, Facebook Like, Follow me on Twitter buttons, Linkedin, Google +1, and more..
16. FX Animated shortcodes
WordPress plugin lets you add animated shortcodes to your website. You can add buttons, boxes, alert message, icons with smooth transition of color, size, opacity.
17. Shortcode Press
Plugin inserts shortcodes within your page or post, without any programming. Both free and paid versions are available. You can download free version wordpress site.
18. Shortcode Kid
Easy to use shortcode plugin for wordpress.
Premium WordPress Plugin that enables you to add a Powerful set of Shortcodes to any WordPress Theme. It is added to the visual editor in wordpress for easy insertions.
20. Shortcodes Pro
Create custom shortcodes using shortcodes pro.
21. Theme Blvd Shortcodes
Allows quick and easy creation of shortcodes with Tinymce editor interface.
22. LTW Shortcodes
Lightweight wordpress plugin for creation of easy to use content shortcodes.
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