Shortcode Block

The easiest way to insert content from a WordPress shortcode [shortcode id=””].

Overview

The shortcode block provides the simplest way to insert a shortcode into a WordPress page or post.

LEARN: What is a shortcode?

Gutenberg shortcode example

There are no settings for the shortcode block. You simply have one input box where you can insert a shortcode.

Shortcodes are most commonly used by plugins to add functionality to a WordPress site, without the need to write custom code. Essentially, it's a shortcut to adding more advanced pieces of content.

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Updated: March 7, 2018