Shortcodes

Shortcodes

A shortcode lets you do nifty things with very little effort. Think of a shortcode as a shortcut to add features to your website that would normally require lots of complicated computer code and technical ability.

A shortcode is written inside two square brackets. For example, the [gallery] shortcode can be used to add a photo gallery of images to any page or post.

Below you’ll find a list of all the shortcodes available on WordPress.com. In addition, many third-party plugins (which you can install on the WordPress.com Business and eCommerce plans) use shortcodes too.

You can read the specific instructions for assembling the shortcode, then add the shortcode to any page or post using a shortcode block.

List of Available Shortcodes

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Video


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Audio


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Images and Documents


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Miscellaneous

Useful shortcodes for adding a blog archive index, contact form, polls, and more.

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