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Shortcode Menu Dropdown


I found Kyle Getsons shortcode generator ( plugin for WordPress
and thought it was so simple and exactly what I needed, but I found myself bouncing back and forth to remember
the shortcodes… so I searched on the interweb and found Kevin Chard’s snippet at
to incorporate a shortcode dropdown into the editor. I modified Kevin’s code to work with Kyles and made it
a plug-in.


  • Displays all active shortcodes in a dropdown menu format.


  • Shortcode Dropdown


  1. Upload the shortcode-dropdown-menu folder to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  3. Use the shortcode drop down in the editor.

Contributors & Developers

“Shortcode Menu Dropdown” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.