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WordPress shortcodes from the plugin programmer's point of view

One of the innovations in WordPress 2.5 that remains rather inconspicuous compared to the equally acclaimed and spontaneously rejected administration interface is the Shortcode API. With this, WordPress has introduced a procedure, familiar from other CMSs, that allows authors to access complex functions directly from the body of a post using a simple “shortcode”. To do this, simply enter the desired function in the text, enclosed in square brackets.

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WordPress - The Most Widely Used Blogging Software

WordPress is likely the most widely used software for weblogs on this planet. It’s a good enough reason to discuss geek topics instead of holiday plans, soccer championships, or “who’s with whom and when” during small talk at the next party.

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Textpattern, a Slim Content Management System (CMS) Between TYPO3 and WordPress

Textpattern is a versatile and user-friendly content management system (CMS) that strikes a balance between the complexity of TYPO3 and the simplicity of WordPress. It is a free and open-source software that is well-suited for small to medium-sized websites or blogs, making it an ideal choice for freelancers or businesses. It provides a range of features and customization options while maintaining an intuitive interface, making it easy to use and manage content. With its flexibility and accessibility, Textpattern offers a middle ground solution for those seeking a CMS that is not too overwhelming but still powerful enough for their needs.

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