What is ShortCode in WordPress Blog?As the name suggests, Shortcode is a WordPress-specific code that lets you do so many tasks with very little effort. Shortcodes can embed files or create objects that would normally require lots of complicated, ugly code in just one line. Shortcode = Shortcut. List of shortcodes available in WordPress:
adds a caption to an image.
[digg] embeds a voting button for your link on Digg.
[flickr] embeds a Flickr video.
displays a thumbnail gallery of images attached to that post or page.
[googlemaps] embeds Google Maps.
[googlevideo] embeds a Google Video.
[livevideo] embeds a video from LiveVideo.
[odeo] embeds an Odeo audio file.
[podtech] embeds audio or video from the PodTech Network.
[polldaddy] embeds a PollDaddy poll(use without the space).
[redlasso] embeds a video from Redlasso.
[rockyou] embeds a slideshow from RockYou.
[slideshare] embeds a slideshow from Slideshare.net.
[sourcecode] preserves the formatting of source code.
[splashcast] embeds Splashcast media.
[vimeo] embeds a Vimeo video.
[youtube] embeds a YouTube video.