Even with the best WordPress Theme your site could still look pretty dull…
Large pieces of text about your products and or services do not look very inviting to your visitors to read through. But how can you change all that and make your content more “scan-able”?
Shortcodes Ultimate plugin could be plugin that you need to rescue you as well as your readers.
What are shortcodes? For those of you who have never seen or used shortcodes, it's a function within WordPress that can call a specific function or macro by using a simple code in your post or page. With that code WordPress can show things like Galleries or Tables.
The Shortcodes Ultimate plugins gives you a truckload of possibilities right at your fingertips without the need for you to remember the codes and functions that come with them.
If you install and active the plugin you get an extra button on your editing screen Insert shortcode.
Once clicked you can choose the function you want to use:
One of the many usages is to create content in Columns or even Tabs to break up large pieces of text.
A 3 Column text breakup
A split column breakup
Including a Youtube url with options
Extra options to check:
- List items with icons
- List item with color changes
- List item to create extra attention
As you can see in the above example, you can also use shortcodes within shortcodes.