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Whimsy+Shortcodes is a lightweight plugin featuring a handful of pretty buttons, info boxes, an accordion, dividers, and more.

Don’t rely on a theme to provide your site with awesome shortcodes, switch to the Whimsy+Shortcodes plugin so you can change your theme on a whim.


  1. Responsive!
  2. Made with CSS3.
  3. FontAwesome icons.
  4. Shortcode wizard for easy use!
  5. Buttons in multiple colors and sizes.
  6. Custom category and recent post listing shortcodes.
  7. Content boxes: Plain, Info, Download, Warning, Tick, Heart.
  8. Accordion and panels for toggling content.
  9. Content dividers in 3 styles.
  10. Font Awesome icon shortcodes.


More information and examples can be found at the Whimsy+Shortcodes Docs.


  • Serbo-Croatian (sr_RS) – [Borisa Djuraskovic]( “Borisa Djuraskovic”)


  • Auto-select text when highlighted for shortcode content.
  • A smarter shortcode wizard with conditional arguments.


  1. Unzip and upload \”\” to the \”/wp-content/plugins/\” directory.
  2. Activate the plugin through the \”Plugins\” menu in WordPress.
  3. Start using your pretty new shortcodes!


Is there a demo of Whimsy+Shortcodes?

Please visit Whimsy+Shortcodes on The Fanciful for a full demo of all the shortcodes included in this plugin.

What shortcodes are included?

You can view all shortcodes available in the Whimsy+Shortcodes Docs.

Contributors & Developers

“Whimsy+Shortcodes” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.


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Interested in development?

Browse the code, check out the SVN repository, or subscribe to the development log by RSS.



  • Removed: Superfluous pop-up shortcode from shortcode-tinymce-button.js.
  • New: Translation support for Serbo-Croatian (sr_RS) – Thanks to Borisa Djuraskovic.


  • Initial release.