Brief History of WordPress Shortcodes
- What is a shortcode?
- When were they developed?
- Why were they developed? What problem were they meant to solve?
- Where are we now?
Pros and Cons of Shortcode based Page Builders
Some argue that shortcode lock in isn’t a problem.
Why I think shortcode based page builders should be avoided.
Avoiding Shortcode Pollution
Stick with these page builders if you want to avoid short code lock in: