How to make a shortcode to display an Adsense Ad

Google Adsense Ads are a great way to earn money from your blog or site. Shortcodes are very useful to bloggers too and can be used to easily display an Adsense Ad that you created and setup in your Google Adsense Account. Just add this WordPress Code Snippet to the functions.php file in your current WordPress theme in order to make a custom Shortcode to display an Adsense Ad in WordPress.
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How to add a Paypal Donate button link to your site using a shortcode

Just add this WordPress Code Snippet to the functions.php file in your current WordPress theme in order to create a shortcode that allows you to add a Paypal Donate button link on your site.
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How to show the comment count for a certain WordPress post using a shortcode

Just add this WordPress Code Snippet to the functions.php file in your current WordPress theme in order to show the comment count for a certain WordPress post using a shortcode.
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How to allow shortcodes to work in WordPress text widgets

If you are using shortcodes in your WordPress site, you may want to make it so they will work in text widgets. This can be especially useful if you are using a plugin that produces a shortcode to call the plugin and want to display it in a sidebar or other widget area. Just add this WordPress Code Snippet to the functions.php file in your current WordPress theme in order to make it so your shortcodes will work when placed in a text widget.
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How to make custom Shortcodes in WordPress

Shortcodes are very useful to bloggers. You can use them to easily execute functions you have already created, which especially helpful for functions that are repeated often. Just add this WordPress Code Snippet to the functions.php file in your current WordPress theme in order to make custom Shortcodes in WordPress.
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How to create a shortcode to display the WordPress site url

Shortcodes are a very useful tool when using WordPress. There are often things you may do a lot and using a shortcode helps make it so you can use one instead of retyping a lot of content. Also, if you are a web developer, you may be creating WordPress themes/sites on a development server that will later be transferred to a client’s server. When doing this, the url during development may not be the same as will be after it is transferred over to the client’s live site and server. This can cause extra work after making the transfer editing links and other text that may have displayed the url. You can use a shortcode to find the current site url and display it based on the url the WordPress theme is currently installed on, so no matter where the theme is used, it will display the correct url, which means you won’t have to change it if you move the theme to a new url. Just add this WordPress Code Snippet to the functions.php file in your current WordPress theme in order to create a shortcode to display the WordPress site’s current url.
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How to get custom field value using a shortcode

Just add this WordPress Code Snippet below to the functions.php file in your current WordPress theme to allow you to get custom field values by simply using a shortcode.
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How to allow shortcodes to work in Contact Form 7 in WordPress

Contact Form 7 is a great plugin to make custom contact forms on your WordPress site. If you are using shortcodes in your WordPress site, you may want to make it so they will work in the Contact Form 7 plugin’s contact forms. Just add this WordPress Code Snippet to the functions.php file in your current WordPress theme in order to make it so your shortcodes will work when placed in Contact Form 7 plugin’s contact form.
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How to use shortcodes in your WordPress theme template files

Sometimes, while developing or customizing a WordPress theme or template files, it can be very useful to be able to execute a shortcode inside a template page instead of only within your WordPress Post or Page content. Just add this code below anywhere in your theme’s template pages to execute your shortcode using the do_shortcode() WordPress function:
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How to create a shortcode to display the WordPress theme path

Shortcodes are a very useful tool when using WordPress. There are often things you may do a lot and using a shortcode helps make it so you can use one instead of retyping a lot of content. Also, if you are a web developer, you may be creating WordPress themes/sites on a development server that will later be transferred to a client’s server. When doing this, the theme path during development may not be the same as will be after it is transferred over to the client’s live site and server. This can cause extra work after making the transfer editing image paths and other text that may have displayed the theme path. You can use a shortcode to find the current WordPress theme’s stylesheet directory and display that path, so no matter where the theme is used, it will display the correct path, which means you won’t have to change it if you move the theme to a new location. I use this often when developing themes for clients so that when I put an image inside the themes image folder during development, when the theme is later placed on the client’s server, the image path still works without me having to change it. Just add this WordPress Code Snippet to the functions.php file in your current WordPress theme in order to create a shortcode to display the WordPress site’s current theme’s path.
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