WordPress Shortcodes Ultimate Advanced Expert
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WordPress Shortcodes Ultimate Advanced Expert

Become an expert and add scheduled content, animations, private member content & more all without knowledge of coding.
3.9 (6 ratings)
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135 students enrolled
Created by Bruce Chamoff
Last updated 2/2016
English
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Includes:
  • 2 hours on-demand video
  • 1 Supplemental Resource
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Take the skills from the basic Shortcodes Ultimate class to a higher level and become an expert
  • Become an expert using the Shortcodes Ultimate plugin and create beautiful websites without coding
  • Add CSS classes to each plugin for even more control
  • Create member-only content and websites with paid content
  • Create and add QR codes right from within WordPress
  • Animate text and images right inside the WordPress post editor
  • Schedule text to show only on certain days of the year or hours of the day including holidays
  • Add professional looking lightboxes without any knowledge of HTML or Javascript
  • Create a Google Map in less than a minute just by typing the central location of the map
  • Add RSS feeds from any feed site like the New York Times and display it on your website.
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Requirements
  • A WordPress website
  • Basic knowledge of the WordPress administrative back end (www.yoursite.com/wp-admin)
Description

This class picks up where the basic Shortcode Ultimate class left off and offers video lectures on the more powerful shortcodes to make you a complete expert with this plugin.

Benefits of this Course:

  • Create the most beautiful web pages that previously only web developers could create without any code.
  • Transform your plain WordPress pages and posts into the most exciting web pages just by filling out a simple form for over 50 different shortcodes.
  • Combine the features and functionality of over 30 popular WordPress plugins into just one.
  • Create dynamic and awesome looking sidebar widgets with any shortcode from this plugin.
  • Learn how to add shortcode features globally to all posts and pages and get the code to add it to your theme or plugins.


What Kind Of Web Pages Can Be Created With the Shortcodes Explained In This Course?

The following list is just a partial set of the most advanced and powerful features that you can add to any WordPress page or post:

  • animation
  • private member content
  • QR codes
  • Google Maps
  • scheduled content that displays only at certain hours or days of the week or even on any holidays. For example, which your website visitors Merry Christmas on December 25 of every year without coding the website to recognize the date.
  • tooltips
  • RSS feeds
  • lightboxes
  • dummy images and text
  • many more

How Is This Course Presented?

  • I explain in each video lecture how to fully fill out the form for each shortcode and exactly what data you need to enter.
  • Projects are available to exercise your knowledge and creativity with each shortcode.
  • Quizzes test your knowledge and reinforce the concepts presented.


Who is the target audience?
  • Web designers who would like to create beautiful web pages without additional coding
  • WordPress administrators who would like to add spectacular web pages without any knowledge of coding
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Curriculum For This Course
27 Lectures
02:01:03
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Introduction to Shortcodes Ultimate Advanced From The Instructor
1 Lecture 01:16

Welcome to Shortcodes Ultimate Advanced. Watch this video from the instructor on the goals of this course. and why this is a great addition to the Shortcodes Ultimate Basic course.

Preview 01:16
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Setting Up the Advanced Features of Shortcodes Ultimate
5 Lectures 24:11

In this video, I show you a few steps to set up Shortcode Ultimate and make it work for your website.

Preview 03:51

Shortcodes Ultimate comes with a cheat sheet of attributes that allow you to edit existing shortcodes, since the plugin has no editor for shortcodes that were previously added. The cheat sheet shows you the attribute names and their values. Examples are provided in this video on making changes using the cheat sheet.

Preview 10:49

Do you like all those settings you added to one shortcode and would like to use them again on another shortcode? Presets make it easy to save those form settings and call them back up later.

Saving Shortcode Form Settings With Presets
04:21

Yes, you can also dress up the elements created with shortcodes by adding your own custom CSS to the CSS editor. Don't like the plain white color of tabs? Make them gold. You think the Google maps shortcode needs a rounded corner? Add a border-radius property in its CSS. I show you how to do all of that in this video.

Editing CSS and Creating Shortcode CSS with the built in CSS Editor
04:26

In this project, you will add any three shortcodes and use the CSS editor to create new classes. Then, add those classes to the shortcodes. Display your work on the discussion board or send a private message to me to review.

PROJECT: Add 3 shortcodes and create 3 different CSS Classes For Them.
00:44
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Managing Conent for Users, Paid Members, & Guests
5 Lectures 15:17

Learn how to add a shortcode that displays content to site visitors who are logged in and for visitors who are not logged in.

Guests: Display content to website visitors who are not logged in.
02:36

These two shortcodes displays content to people who are logged in. Use it to tell members to sign up for your website and makes it easy to earn money by displaying reminders to those people who are not logged in.


For example, you can use this shortcode to display a Login and Signup link and then link it to a payment page.

Users and Private Content
04:49

Private content can be used to display content only to website visitors who are logged into your WordPress website. This is a GREAT way to make money by selling paid content.

Private Content
03:37

Learn how to add a shortcode that displays content to site visitors who are logged in. This can be used for paid website members. This shortcode is a combination of the members and users shortcode. This can be used for paid website members.

Members: Make Content Accessible to Members Who Are Logged In Only
03:45

Test your knowledge of using these shortcodes to display for specific users whether they are logged in or not.

Members/Guests Quiz
5 questions

In this project, you are creating a page that will display text to members who are:

  1. not logged in: The content will tell them to log in in or sign up. The signup link will point to a registration page.
  2. logged in: The content will welcome member by their first and last name.

This can all be accomplished with one main shortcode as well as another shortcode embedded into it.

PROJECT: Create a web page displaying content to logged in & logged out members.
00:30
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Images and Animations
4 Lectures 23:14

QR codes are an excellent way for people to visit websites right through their mobile devices. Creating one requires going to another website to generate it, but now Shortcodes Ultimate makes it easy to do it right inside your WordPress website.

Create QR Codes without leaving your WordPress website
03:55

In this video, I introduce you to animation as done only by Shortcodes Ultimate. There are 30 different animations with this shortcode and I show you a few to get you started.

Introduction to Animation With Shortcodes Ultimate
06:29

In this video, we combine two different shortcodes: animation and buttons. Learn how to take your animation skills to the next level with animated buttons that will encourage more clicks than a static, stationary button.

Advanced Animation and the Rows Shortcode: Animated buttons
10:25

Until now, lightboxes required a knowledge of javascript and advanced HTML, but there is a shortcode to easily display any image in a lightbox.

Display Text and Images Inside Beautiful Lightboxes
02:25
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Cool Web Design Tricks With Shortcodes Ultimate
6 Lectures 30:21

The Rows shortcode is a great way to line up text.

Centering and Distributing Content With Rows
02:53

I love boxes and so will you. In this video, I show you how to add boxes with bubbles, glass, noise and other cool background effects.

Box Styles
03:49

Sometimes, you just need to see how a particular page will look without regards to the content. Well, in this video, I show you how to generate dummy text for that purpose with a simple shortcode.

Automatically generating Lorum Ipsem text for quick Dummy Text and Dummy Images
07:40

Tooltips are great for explaining other elements on your web page. I show you how to add one of 10 styles to your tooltips, a close button and font size. The possibilities are endless with this shortcode.

Adding cool tooltips in over 10 different styles
06:57

Highlighted text helps text stand out. With this shortcode, we can select the color of our highlights.

Highlighting Text
02:37

Labels are great for making text stand out just like highlighted text. However, they are used for a different purpose than highlighted text. I show you how to set up labels in this video.

Adding labels to display tiny colored notes to users or to display statistics
06:25
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Other Cool Tricks With Shortcodes Ultimate
2 Lectures 05:07

RSS feeds are excellent ways of adding content to any website from other websites. In this video, I show you how to find shortcodes and how easy they are to add with Shortcodes Ultimate.

Get outside content from any website with RSS feeds.
03:06

Build Google Maps Of Any Area with Ease
02:01
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Adding Scheduled Content To Display on Any Day of the Week or Hours of the Day
2 Lectures 12:11

Learn the powers of the scheduler and how to use this shortcode to display text when you want it any hour, day, week, month or year.

Basic Scheduler
07:04

Want to wish your website visitors a merry Christmas or happy New Year or any holiday? I show you how in this video. This also works for birthdays too!

Advanced Scheduler: Display Content on Any Holiday
05:07

Schedule Quiz
5 questions
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Advanced Tips and Tricks With Shortcodes Ultimate
2 Lectures 09:26

Shortcodes Ultimate even comes with its own ability to add them to any sidebar widget. I show you how to do that in this video lecture.

Adding Shortcodes Ultimate features to Sidebar Widgets
03:49

do_shortcode() is the WordPress built-in function to add shortcodes programmatically. It can be used in both themes and plugins. We can use this to our advantage to insert features from Shortcodes Ultimate to every post and page on your website.

This video has the code that you can use to add to your themes or plugins.

Adding Shortcodes Ultimate Globally Through do_shortcode()
05:37
About the Instructor
Bruce Chamoff
3.9 Average rating
754 Reviews
20,288 Students
11 Courses
Web Developer of 20 Years and Songwriter of Over 40 Years

CEO of the Web Designer Mall, a one-stop shop for all web designers and web developers.

I have designed and developed over 1,000 websites in the past 20 years for companies of all sizes from small businesses to major Fortune 500 corporations. Being the owner of a prestigious online mall for web developers, I have programmed everything from WordPress to Drupal to Joomla to simple HTML5.

Involved in the WordPress Community. I am also a speaker at WordCamps in the United States. 

The Music, The Songwriting

I love writing, recording, and producing music, mainly my own originals. I play sax and piano and have over 150 songs. Yes, I should have gone for that record deal, but I still enjoy the process of making music!