Do you want the next level user interface for your website or blog? Then the best tool is the Shortcodes Ultimate plugin. In this article, I am going to introduce you with this plugin. Here is the Shortcodes Ultimate Plugin Review.
Sometimes you need a few extra functionalities like a list, box, tab etc in your pages and posts to improve your user experience. But the problem is, WordPress editor has the very basic functionalities like the list and basic table etc.
The need for these tools becomes more important when you have a review website, affiliate site etc. You have to design your posts as your readers could easily understand the post. You have to include comparison tables, notes, tabs, carousel, gallery etc. However, you can do it by installing plugins. But the problem is, you have to install separate plugins for separate tools.
Well, don’t be frustrated if you are suffering from this situation. With shortcodes plugin, you get more than 50 shortcode tools. And the best thing is that it is free. Shortcodes Ultimate has a premium version though you don’t really need that premium version because the basic version is enough to scale up your user experience.
Let’s explore more about Shortcodes Ultimate.
Shortcodes Ultimate Plugin Review – Brief Introduction
After Hummingbird algorithm update, the very important factor of ranking a website depends on the time user spends on your website.
There are many ways from where Google collects the data about the time users spend on a website. Google search, Google Analytics, Chrome Browser and other places from where Google lookup for that particular data.
So, the main ranking factor is now the bounce rate and the time spent on the website by users. That is the main reason, we have to improve our user experience so that they could spend more time on our website. There are 2 ingredients which tie a user to your website.
- User Interface
As content is considered as the king, I put it at first, but user interface also plays a very important role to tie-up your users. Improving your user interface will increase the dwell on the content and ultimately improve the bounce rate.
If you have an affiliate blog or review website then the need of good user interface becomes more important. But you get stuck when you need different tools for a different purpose and have to install separate plugins for different tools. I think you are aware of that installing more plugins affects the speed of a website.
I also got into this situation. Then I researched for a plugin which could provide all the tools under one roof. And found this Ultimate plugin.
Shortcodes Ultimate provides more than 50 shortcode tools. You can easily add these tools to your posts and pages.
As you see above this box is a Shortcodes Ultimate tool.
What is the use of Shortcodes Ultimate
You can use Shortcodes ultimates tools for several things. Whether you want to add a comparison chart on your product review post or add some notes which you want that users read first, doing all these things are possible with Shortcodes Ultimate.
Here are some useful things which you can do with Shortcodes Ultimate.
- Adding an interactive heading, quote or pull-quote
- Embedding Google maps, Youtube videos, Vimeo Videos etc.
- Generating Comparison table, list, services list,
- Adding animation, slider, carousel etc.
- Implementing a Lightbox, Buttons, Accordion, Tab etc.
- Creating a schedule.
- Adding QR code.
- Adding notes, columns, rows etc.
Create Interactive User Interface with Shortcodes Ultimate
You can create attractive posts and pages on your website with the help of Shortcodes Ultimate. As I have told above, User Interface is the 2nd most important thing for SEO success.
If your website does not look good then how good your content is user tends to bounce back from your website. Shortcodes Ultimate is an easy-to-use plugin, which can dramatically change your website’s User Interface if handled correctly.
It’s very easy to use. Just pull the desired shortcode from the shortcode menu in your WordPress editor and put the particular content between the shortcode.
You can also change color etc in the tools editor. I will show you below how can customize the appearance in tools editor. I will also show you the whole process from installation to implementing the shortcodes on your posts and pages below. But before let us gain some more knowledge of Shortcodes Ultimate.
- You can create your own custom shortcodes
- You can remove default shortcode
- It has a built-in template feature where you can save the template you created and use them in future posts.
- It has a custom CSS editor. If you are familiar with CSS then you can use it to customize your tools appearance.
- With modern responsive design, Shortcodes Ultimate can adopt any screen resolution and make your website extreme mobile friendly.
So, you have seen how customizable Shortcodes Ultimate plugin is. Now its time to know the process that how to install and implement the shortcodes in your posts.
How to Use Shortcodes Ultimate Plugin in WordPress
Here is the whole process of installing and implementing this plugin.
1st of all we have to install this free plugin from WordPress plugin directory. To do this we have to go to Plugins > Add New
Then in the search box, we have to write “Shortcodes Ultimate“. After sometime Shortcodes Ultimate appears like this.
You have to press the install button and after installing press the active button. I have already installed this plugin so the installation button disappeared in the image.
You can refer to my article How To Install WordPress Plugins: Step-By-Step Guide for more information on WordPress plugin installation.
Now you have a new menu item in WordPress dashboard.
Now go to Shortcodes > Available Shortcodes. Enable the shortcodes if any of them disabled.
Open the post where you want to add the shortcodes. You can see a new button above the editor just like this.
Press on the button and you will get a popup window like this.
Click on the desired tool which you want to add on your post. According to the tool, a new popup will open. For example, I choose “Box” to add. Clicking on the box tool will head over you to this popup.
- In the first option, you can search for some other shortcodes.
- You can add Title of the box here.
- You can change the default style of the box.
- Change the main color of the box.
- Change the title text color.
- You can also change the radius of the box corners.
- Add extra CSS here.
- Here you can add the content within the box.
These options can change depending on the tool you use.
In this window, you can also get a save preset option like this.
You can also live preview your shortcode. After applying the setting press the Insert Shortcodes button and done.
So, here was the whole process of installing and implementing the shortcodes on your posts. As this is an all-in-one plugin for many tools, I use it in my all 5 blogs to create interactive posts.
You can also use this very helpful and easy-to-use plugin on your websites. I hope this Shortcodes Ultimate plugin review would be very useful for you. If you have any query regarding this plugin comment below and don’t forget to share this post on your social circle.