Posts tagged with: shortcodes

“Message Blocks” WordPress Plugin

I have just submitted a new plugin to the WordPress plugin repository. It allows you to quickly and easily add message blocks to highlight important information for your readers. It does so by way of two drop-down menus in the TinyMCE toolbar: Since the best way to see how this works is to see the …read more…

New WordPress Plugin in the Works!

I’m working on a new WordPress plugin that allows you to easily add message blocks via a shortcode. It add several new buttons to the toolbar: In order, from right to left, they are: Nutshell (MediaWiki uses a template similar to this) Attachments Deletion (Again, an idea inspired by MediaWiki) Part of a Series Mentions …read more…

Create WordPress Shortcodes

In my earlier post about template parameters in MediaWiki, I lamented that WordPress doesn’t have a similar mechanism. Actually it sort of does: it has shortcodes. Shortcodes pretty much do what a MediaWiki template does, in that they allow you to easily add content to a post or page. You can even pass variables, which …read more…