WordPress Shortcodes Plugin — Shortcodes Ultimate

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WordPress Shortcodes Plugin — Shortcodes Ultimate
A comprehensive collection of visual components for your site

Basic parameters

  • Version: 5.9.6
  • Last updated: 1 month ago
  • Active installations: 800,000+
  • WordPress Version: 4.6 or higher
  • Tested up to: 5.6
  • PHP Version: 5.4 or higher
  • Languages:

    Chinese (China), Czech, English (Australia), English (Canada), English (New Zealand), English (UK), English (US), French (France), German, Japanese, Polish, Russian, Spanish (Mexico), Spanish (Spain), and Spanish (Venezuela).


  • 5 stars 5,127
  • 4 stars 274
  • 3 stars 38
  • 2 stars 21
  • 1 star 50


Shortcodes Ultimate is a comprehensive collection of various visual and functional elements, which you can use in the post editor, widgets or even in files. Using Shortcodes Ultimate you can easily create tabs, buttons, boxes, sliders and carousels, responsive videos and much, much more.


  • 50+ beautiful shortcodes
  • 1- shortcode insertion with live
  • Gutenberg-ready
  • Works with any theme
  • Modern responsive design
  • Documentation
  • Custom CSS editor
  • Custom widget
  • Translation-ready
  • RTL support
  • Developer-friendly

  • Available Shortcodes
  • Add-ons
  • Documentation
  • Support Forum
  • Premium Support

Check out premium add-ons!

  • Extra Shortcodes – 15+ additional shortcodes
  • Additional Skins – 60+ additional skins
  • Shortcode Creator – create your own custom shortcodes
  • Add-ons Bundle – All-in-one!

Available Shortcodes

Heading         Tabs        Spoiler      Accordion
Divider         Spacer      Highlight    Label
Quote           Pullquote   Dropcap      
List            Button      Service      Box
Note            Expand      Lightbox     Tooltip
Private         YouTube     Vimeo        Dailymotion
Audio           Video       Table        Permalink
Members         Guests      RSS          Menu
Sub pages       Siblings    Document     Google map
Image carousel  Slider      Carousel     Gallery
Posts           Dummy text  Dummy image  Animation
Meta data       User data   Post data    
QR code         Scheduler


  • Insert Shortcode button added above the editor
  • Shortcode insertion window
  • Shortcode settings
  • Shortcodes: button, tabs, box, carousel
  • Shortcodes: spoiler, service, list, columns, note


From within dashboard (recommended)

  1. Navigate to Dashboard – Plugins – Add New;
  2. Search for Shortcodes Ultimate;
  3. Click Install, then Activate.

Video Tutorial.

Manual installation

  1. Download the plugin as a .zip file;
  2. Unzip downloaded archive and upload shortcodes-ultimate folder under your /wp-content/plugins/ directory (resulted plugin path should be /wp-content/plugins/shortcodes-ultimate/);
  3. Navigate to Dashboard – Plugins and activate the plugin.


How this plugin works

How Shortcodes Ultimate plugin works.

Shortcodes do not work. Why?

The most common reasons of this issue are listed here.

Insert shortcode button do not work. Why?

The most common reasons of this issue are listed here.

Can I remove default shortcodes?

Yes, you can remove default shortcodes using ‘su/data/shortcodes’ filter. Tutorial: How to remove default shortcodes.

Can I create custom shortcodes?

Yes, you can create custom shortcodes using ‘su/data/shortcodes’ filter. Tutorial: How to add custom shortcodes.
Alternatively, you can use Shortcode Creator add-on.

Can I use shortcodes in files?

Yes! How to use shortcodes in files.

Will this plugin work with my theme?

Yes! Shortcodes Ultimate is designed to work with any theme, but your theme must include very basic things: ‘wp_head’ and ‘wp_footer’ tags. Sometimes, the plugin may not work properly because of javascript errors caused by third-party plugins/themes.

Where can I report a bug or suggest a feature?

Support Forum.

Where can I get help?

First, visit the Help Center. If you get stuck, ask for help at the official support forum. Also, you can get personal support from the developer by purchasing any of the premium add-ons.


Incompatible with page builder

January 10, 2021
No worky worky, show code not hide any any

good tool, so happy

January 7, 2021
thanks team

Good job!

January 5, 2021
Really easy to use and effective! Thanks!

Very Nice Plugin

January 5, 2021
Love the convenience of this plugin, encourage everyone to give it a try if they haven’t already 🙂

Excelente Plugin

January 4, 2021
Es perfecto!! lo recomiendo

As much you learn to use more you get your site up!

January 3, 2021
Really good, full of possibilities. Do not fed up with only the simple possinilitioes. It is amazing how many things even you can code or apply! Thank you!


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