What is a shortcode? A shortcode is a WordPress-specific code that lets you do nifty things 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.
Adding shortcodes to your website allow you to have more functions meaning you can add style your website to work better around you.
The best and easiest to use shortcode plugin we’ve found is Shortcodes Ultimate. So go to Plugins > Add New and type in Shortcodes Ultimate.
Once you install it you will be able to find a new button on the top of your description box called Insert shortcode.
When you select that you will have over 50 shortcodes to select from.
Its a simple as selecting them, filling out the parts to create it and selecting Insert shortcode, you can even have a live preview before creating it.