WP Shortcodes Plugin — Shortcodes Ultimate



Shortcodes Ultimate is a huge collection of useful elements, that you can use in the post editor, text widgets or even in template files.


  • Over 50 gorgeous shortcodes
  • Insert shortcodes in 1 click with Live Preview
  • Supports the Block Editor
  • Seamlessly integrates with your theme
  • Looks great on mobile devices
  • Custom CSS editor is included
  • Developer-friendly with plenty of hooks and extensive documentation

Included shortcodes

  • Posts – allows you to show specific posts anywhere
  • Accordion – simple toggle block to show/hide your content
  • Button – highly-customizable button with multiple styles
  • Lightbox – a lightbox that you can use with virtually any element
  • Image Carousel – beautiful super-customizable image carousel
  • Columns – must-have tool for creating layouts
  • And many more…

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  • „Shortcode einfügen“-Button über dem Editor
  • „Shortcode einfügen“-Fenster
  • Shortcode-Einstellungen
  • Shortcodes: Button, Tabs, Box, Karussell
  • Shortcodes: Spoiler, Service, Liste, Spalten, Hinweis


Vom Dashboard aus (empfohlen)

  1. Navigiere zu Dashboard – Plugins – Installieren;
  2. Suche nach Shortcodes Ultimate;
  3. Klicke Installieren, dann Aktivieren.

Video-Tutorial (engl.).

Manuelle Installation

  1. Lade das Plugin als .zip-Datei herunter;
  2. Entpacke das heruntergeladene Archiv und lade den Ordner shortcodes-ultimate in das Verzeichnis /wp-content/plugins/ (der Plugin-Pfad sollte /wp-content/plugins/shortcodes-ultimate/ sein);
  3. Navigiere zu Dashboard – Plugins und aktiviere das Plugin.


Wie dieses Plugin funktioniert

So funktioniert das Plugin Shortcodes Ultimate.

Shortcodes funktionieren nicht. Warum?

Die häufigsten Gründe für dieses Problem sind hier aufgelistet.

Der Button „Shortcode einfügen“ funktioniert nicht. Warum?

Die häufigsten Gründe für dieses Problem sind hier aufgelistet.

Kann ich Standard-Shortcodes entfernen?

Ja, du kannst Standard-Shortcodes mit Hilfe des Filters „su/data/shortcodes“ entfernen.
Anleitung: So entfernst du Standard-Shortcodes.

Kann ich individuelle Shortcodes erstellen?

Yes, you can create custom shortcodes using ’su/data/shortcodes‘ filter. Tutorial: How to add custom shortcodes.

Kann ich Shortcodes in Vorlagen-Dateien verwenden?

Ja! So verwendest du Shortcodes in Vorlagen-Dateien.

Wird dieses Plugin zusammen mit meinem Theme funktionieren?

Ja! Shortcodes Ultimate wurde entworfen, um mit jedem Theme zu funktionieren, aber dein Theme muss sehr grundlegende Dinge beinhalten: „wp_head“- und „wp_footer“-Vorlagen-Tags. Gelegentlich funktioniert das Plugin nicht ordnungsgemäß aufgrund von JavaScript-Fehlern durch Drittanbieter-Plugins/-Themes.

Wo kann ich einen Fehler melden oder eine neue Funktion vorschlagen?


Wo kann ich Hilfe erhalten?

First, visit the Help Center. If you get stuck, ask for help at the community support forum.


30. Mai 2024
I have installed this on many a client website, and have been universally happy with it!
21. April 2024
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13. April 2024
Seems they want to force to buy the Pro version with build in errors and no support for this.
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This update features security improvements and is recommended for all users


  • Updated Freemius SDK (UI improvements)
  • Minor improvements to codebase


  • Fixed issue with nested HTML tags in the following shortcodes: Button, Tab, Spoiler, Quote, Tooltip, and Service
  • Reduced static files size to imporove the loading speeds
  • Enhanced PHP 8 support
  • Minor „under the hood“ improvements


This update features security improvements and is recommended for all users


This update features security improvements and is recommended for all users


This update features security improvements and is recommended for all users. It also includes enhancements of the Custom Gallery shortcode.

  • Security improvements (thanks to Dmitrii Ignatyev and WPScan)
  • The Custom Gallery images can now be aligned with the align option
  • The Custom Gallery titles can now be scrolled if they exceed the height of the thumbnail
  • Extended theme compatibility of the Custom Gallery shortcode


  • Tested compatibility with WordPress 6.5
  • Security improvements


This update features security improvements and is recommended for all users


This update features security improvements and is recommended for all users


This update features security improvements and is recommended for all users


This update features security improvements and is recommended for all users



Starting with plugin version 7.0.0 the [su_meta] shortcode may be
automatically disabled if your site has at least one user with a role lower than
administrator (e.g. Contributor)
Learn more about this change

Security improvements

This update features security improvements and is recommended for all users

Other changes
– Improved attribute handling in the Button shortcode


  • Tested compatibility with WordPress 6.4
  • Improved plugin stability
  • Updated Freemius SDK


  • Freemius-related security improvements
  • Tested compatibility with WordPress 6.3
  • Added compatibility with PHP 8.2


This update features security improvements and is recommended for all users


  • Added support for WebP images in [su_image_carousel]
  • Minor updates to the codebase
  • Tested compatibility with WordPress 6.2.2
  • Fixed issue with swiper.js (forum topic)
  • Fixed issue with media taxonomies in [su_custom_gallery] (forum topic)


Stability release

This update provides minor improvements to the plugin codebase and bugfixes


This update provides minor improvements to the plugin codebase and removes connectivity test upon activation
It also fixes the fatal error introduced in version 5.12.9


This update provides minor improvements to the plugin codebase and removes connectivity test upon activation


Security update

This update features security improvements and is recommended for all users


Security update

This update features security improvements and is recommended for all users


  • Improved PHP8 compatibility
  • Added missing Opt-Out dialog stylesheet
  • Fixed JS error at the About admin page
  • Minor improvements to the codebase
  • All images have been optimzed reducing the plugin size by 88kB
  • Updated the Block Editor icon. Thanks to @andreslav
  • Freemius SDK updated to version 2.5.3


  • Added Freemius SDK
  • Fixed JS error introduced in the previous update. See forum topic.


  • Tested compatibility with WordPress 6.1


  • Fixed issue with Shortcode Generator Presets, introduced in the previous update
  • Tested compatibility with WordPress 6


Security release

This update fixes a security vulnerability in the shortcode generator. Thanks to Dave John for discovering it.


What’s new

  • New options class and class_single for the Posts shortcode. Use new options to specify custom CSS classes for the container and for a single post item respectively.
  • Tested compatibility with WordPress 5.9



  • Fixed Pro Tip translation in shortcode generator. Thanks to (Pieterjan Deneys)[https://wordpress.org/support/topic/bug-untranslated-string/]


What’s new


  • Minor improvements to the plugin settings UX
  • Fixed some typos
  • Fixed issue in [su_posts] where posts with thumbnails were generating PHP warnings. Thanks to @dimabr


What’s changed

  • Available shortcodes admin page have been disabled. Now you can find the most actual info about every shortcode at the plugin website under Docs Shortcodes. This change will help me to maintain a single version of the plugin documentation and make it better for you.
  • New admin page Shortcodes About which contains some useful links and a getting started video


  • Fixed issue with [su_box]’s title attribute, now it supports nested HTML tags again
  • Fixed issue with [su_tooltip]’s z-index CSS property, now it must be compatible with more themes
  • Fixed issue where [su_qrcode align="center"] wasn’t working
  • Fixed issue when su_animate content wasn’t properly indexed by search engines


What’s new

  • Plugin security have been improved. You may see a new notification in the admin area. Learn more
  • Added new setting Unsafe features under Shortcodes Settings Advanced settings. Learn more
  • Improved accessibility of the plugin settings page


  • Fixed This video is unavailable in su_youtube_advanced shortcode
  • Fixed compatibility issue with SiteOrigin Page Builder. You can now turn on or off the old widget under Shortcodes -> Settings Advanced settings
  • Fixed issue in [su_note] when it was displaying empty id attribute
  • Fixed PHP warning at the new Widgets screen


What’s new

  • su_qrcode’s data attribute now understands the following variables: %CURRENT_URL% for the current page URL, and %PERMALINK% for post permalink


  • Fixed tax_relation attribute of the su_posts shortcode. Thanks to janeri2021
  • Fixed compatibility with Page Builder by SiteOrigin. Details
  • Fixed BlockControls console warning in the Block Editor
  • Added missing file popper.min.js.map
  • Fixed issue with invalid z-index value in the Tooltip shortcode
  • Fixed issue with the shortcode generator presets for the Tooltip shortcode


What’s new

  • Major update to the su_tooltip shortcode, now it works without jQuery migrate and has more options
  • Fixed logic of the su_user shortcode


What’s new

  • Verbesserte Behandlung verschachtelter dynamischer Elemente innerhalb von Tabs
  • Improved handling of nested dynamic elements within Spoiler
  • Tested compatibility with WordPress 5.7


What’s new

  • Unterstützung für PHP 8
  • Neuer Filter su/shortcode/posts/wp_query_args um die Abfrage [su_posts] zu modifizieren
  • Neuer Filter su/shortcode/posts/allowed_template_locations für individuelle Template-Pfade im Shortcode [su_posts]
  • Verbesserte Behandlung verschachtelter dynamischer Elemente innerhalb von Tabs


Added compatiblity with WordPress 5.6
Minor improvements
Fixed readme.txt information


Added compatiblity with WordPress 5.6
Minor improvements
Fixed readme.txt information



  • Fixed PHP notice A non-numeric value encountered in [su_dropcap]
  • Fixed PHP notice A non-numeric value encountered in [su_service]
  • Updated in-plugin links


What’s new

  • New option anchor_in_url for [su_tabs] and [su_spoiler]. This option specifies whether an anchor will be added to page URL after clicking a tab or a spoiler.
  • New option random for [su_image_carousel] which allows to shuffle carousel images


  • Fixed issue in [su_image_carousel] where images were hidden on some themes


What’s new

  • [su_qrcode] now supports nested shortcodes in the data attribute
  • Improved performance by reducing the number of DB queries


  • Fixed issue in the Insert Shortcode tool with Taxonomy and Tax terms fields
  • Fixed error Posts: invalid template name on some installations
  • This update also fixes the plugin options issue present in 5.9.1


What’s new

  • [su_qrcode] now supports nested shortcodes in the data attribute
  • Improved performance by reducing the number of DB queries


  • Fixed issue in the Insert Shortcode tool with Taxonomy and Tax terms fields
  • Fixed error Posts: invalid template name on some installations


Wichtige Änderungen

Slider and Carousel shortcodes are marked as deprecated. These shortcodes will disappaer from the Available shortcodes page and from the Insert shortcode window. Deprecated shortcodes will continue to work, but you’ll not be able to insert them.

You can enable deprecated shortcodes from Dashboard Shortcodes Settings Advanced settings screen, but that’s not recommended.

Benutze stattdessen su_image_carousel, es bietet mehr Optionen und ist erheblich zuverlässiger.

What’s new

  • [su_image_carousel] unterstützt jetzt Medien-Taxonomien
  • Neue Optionen min_width und max_width für den Shortcode [su_lightbox_content]


  • Fixed fatal errors WP_Error in [su_slider] and [su_custom_gallery]
  • Fixed PHP notice undefined variable in [su_post] shortcode
  • Fixed PHP notice top_link in [su_divider] shortcode
  • Fixed PHP notice filter_content in [su_post] shortcode
  • Fixed related option in [su_dailymotion] shortcode
  • Fixed non-working Slide Link issue with [su_custom_gallery]
  • Kleinere Verbesserungen an [su_image_carousel]
  • Minor UI improvements


What’s new

  • New option anchor for [su_divider] shortcode


  • [su_document] shortcode is now deprecated. It will continue to work, but will be removed from the Insert shortcode window and from documentation


  • Fixed fatal error on WP 5.4 in Gallery, Slider, and Carousel shortcodes. Thanks to Jörn Lund
  • The [su_feed] can now work with URLs containing &, converted by the block editor
  • Fixed PHP notices in the admin part
  • Translation fixes


What’s new

  • The [su_user] shortcode now support nested shortcodes in the user_id attribute
  • The [su_feed] now has the target attribute, which allow opening feed links in a new tab


  • Updated documentation for the [su_user] shortcode. New fields: Nickname, First Name, Last Name, Description, & Locale
  • Fixed warning in Google Search Console when testing page with the [su_youtube] shortcode: Allow attribute will take precedence over ‘allowfullscreen’.
  • Fixed issue when some attributes weren’t inserted by the Insert shortcode button
  • Improved compatibility with PHP 7.4, thanks to Jörn Lund
  • [su_feed] links now have title attribute with descriptions


What’s new

  • The [su_user] shortcode can now display user meta
  • New option id (HTML Anchor) for the [su_box] shortcode
  • New option id (HTML Anchor) for the [su_note] shortcode
  • Improved compatibility with PHP 7.4, thanks to Jörn Lund
  • New setting Nested shortcodes alternative mode which enables deprecated syntax for nested shortcodes. Details
  • The [su_feed] shortcode is now based on SimplePie
  • The [su_quote] shortcode now supports nesting


  • Fixed compatibility issue with WordPress version 4.5 (white screen at the settings screen)



  • Fixed YouTube autoplay in Chrome within the [su_lightbox] shortcode
  • Fixed issue when hidden content (like YouTube embed) within spoiler remains clickable
  • Other minor issues


What’s new

  • Comments in the [su_posts] shortcode can now be disabled from post editing screen or, using the Disable Comments plugin. Thanks to Jörn Lund.
  • [su_image_carousel] will now display post titles instead of image captions, where applicable. Details & How to disable it.


  • Fixed Warning: A non-numeric value encountered in [su_slider], [su_carousel], and [su_custom_gallery]
  • Fixed download attribute of the [su_button] shortcode
  • Fixed issue with [su_spoiler] where nested [su_youtube] remains clickable if spoiler is closed


What’s new

  • Shortcodes can now be enabled not only in Category descriptions, but in any Term description. See Enable shortcodes in option at plugin settings page


  • Fixed WP-Rocket compatibility issue, [su_image_carousel] didn’t work on Android Chrome. Forum topic
  • Fixed issue with <span> tags in the [su_tabs] shortcode. Forum topic
  • Fixed issue with ghost-style button colors


What’s new

  • New option outline for [su_image_carousel] which allows disabling carousel outline (when it gets focus)
  • New option mobile for [su_tabs] which allows disabling tab stacking on mobile devices
  • New option texttrack for [su_vimeo] which allows enabling video subtitles


  • [su_youtube_advanced] is now always served through https
  • [su_image_carousel]: improved compatibility with various themes
  • [su_image_carousel]: the gallery can now be loaded through AJAX
  • [su_image_carousel]: improved keyboard navigation
  • Insert Shortcode window will now remain open if the dark background clicked


  • Fixed [su_image_carousel] issue with empty image captions (with whitespace)
  • Fixed [su_image_carousel] issue where images weren’t shown when crop is disabled


Dieses Update behebt verschieden Fehler der Version 5.4.0


What’s new

  • New shortcode [su_image_carousel] which will take place of [su_slider] and [su_carousel] in the future
  • New attribute download for the [su_button] shortcode (allows immediate downloading of specified URL in a button)
  • New attribute id for the [su_heading] shortcode (allows linking to a heading)
  • New attribute wrapper for the [su_dummy_text] shortcode (allows disabling of the div wrapper)
  • New attribute mobile for the [su_lightbox] shortcode (allows disabling lightbox on mobile devices)


  • Custom CSS code field now has syntax highlighting
  • [su_button] mit target=blank wird jetzt mit rel='noopener noreferrer angezeigt
  • Slightly improved appearance of the Available shortcodes screen
  • Vertical tabs are now aligned with CSS flexbox, not JS
  • Added shortcodes.full.css file to reference the default shortcode styles
  • Kleine Verbesserungen für die Shortcodes [su_table], [su_row], und [su_column]


  • Fehler bei [su_lightbox] unter iOS behoben
  • Removed !important from column styles for mobile devices


  • [su_posts] and [su_template] are now allow only templates from active theme or plugin folders
  • Error messages are now displayed only to allowed users (user must have required capability)


What’s new

  • New shortcode [su_csv_table] for displaying CSV tables
  • New option indent for the [su_list] shortcode, which allows adjusting of list indentation


  • Fixed inaccessible fields in media modal (while inserting Gallery/Slider/Carousel shortcodes)
  • Fixed close icon class name in the presets menu
  • Fixed issue with unwanted content inside single shortcodes
  • Fixed warning when non-numeric value is used for the button size attribute
  • Min-width for responsive tables is set to 100%



  • Tabs and accordions/spoilers are now accessible from keyboard
  • Tabs are now working better with nested sliders/carousels
  • Improved stability of some responsive elements, such as Google Maps
  • YouTube and YouTube Advanced settings descriptions are now more clear
  • New setting Required user capability which allows enabling the Insert Shortcode button for non-admin users
  • New setting Enable shortcodes in which allows enabling shortcodes in text widgets and category descriptions


  • youtube_advanced showinfo parameter is deprecated and removed from the plugin. Why?
  • Font Awesome replaced with Fork Awesome. Font Awesome stylesheet (v 4.7.0) will be completely removed in the next update. All icons are now use CSS class sui instead of fa


  • Gutenberg compatibility enabled by default


What’s new

  • Added compatibility with the Gutenberg editor. Learn more.


  • Fixed <img> icon appearance of the [su_service] shortcode



  • Fixed Live Preview, wasn’t representing changed settings
  • Fixed [su_siblings], now it works again at top-level pages


  • Various code improvements
  • New filters for gallery, slider, and carousel
  • Returned su_cmpt() and su_compatibility_mode_prefix() utils


Security update



  • Added missing images for su_audio, su_video, su_slider and su_carousel
  • Fixed Fatal error: Call to a member function get_page_permastruct() on null in link-template.php:357
  • Added missing su_get_icon() utility function
  • Added missing su_scattr() utility function
  • Added missing su_do_shortcode() utility function



  • Verbesserte Kompatibilität mit fitvid.js;
  • Improved appearance of the Show more and Show less links of the su_expand shortcode;
  • The new option mute for su_youtube and su_youtube_advanced shortcodes;
  • Support for the youtube-nocookie.com domain in su_youtube and su_youtube_advanced shortcodes;
  • Support for nested shortcodes in the title attribute of the su_button shortcode;
  • The new option dnt (do not track) for the su_vimeo shortcode, learn more;
  • The new option mute for the su_vimeo shortcode;
  • https support for the su_dailymotion shortcode;
  • New options title and rel for the su_permalink shortcode;
  • The su_post shortcode now support slugs in the post_id attribute;
  • The new option zoom for su_gmap.


  • Shortcode-Stile in einem einzigen Stylesheet zusammengefasst.


  • Fixed warning in su_siblings shortcode.


  • Behoben: Fehlende FontAwesome-Icons hinzugefügt
  • Behoben: „is_plugin_active“-Call aus dem Frontend entfernt
  • Behoben: verschachtelte Shortcodes
  • Behoben: Problem mit Spoiler, wenn durch Ajax geladen
  • Behoben: Logik des [scheduler]-Shortcodes


  • Geändert: „inview.js“-Bibliothek ersetzt durch jQuery.Inview
  • Behoben: Caching-Problem mit [su_dummy_text]
  • Behoben: PHP-Warnung im Shortcode [su_posts], wenn angegebene Vorlage nicht existiert
  • Aktualisiert: Font Awesome auf Version 4.7.0
  • Hinzugefügt: Responsive Stile für [su_pullquote]


  • Behoben: Problem, dass RTL-Stylesheet nicht angezeigt wird, wenn individuelles CSS-Feld leer ist
  • Behoben: Icon-Größen auf der Seite „Dashboard – Verfügbare Shortcodes“
  • Behoben: Shortcode [expand] funktioniert nun auch, wenn mittels AJAX geladen
  • Behoben: Rand-Radius im Shortcode [box]
  • Behoben: Kompatibilität mit „Plugin Organizer“
  • Aktualisiert: OwlCarousel-jQuery-Plugin
  • Hinzugefügt: Neues Attribut „responsive“ für Tabellen-Shortcode: [su_table responsive=“no|yes“]
  • Hinzugefügt: Neues Attribut „playsinline“ für Shortcode „YouTube erweitert“: [su_youtube_advanced playsinline=“no|yes“]


  • Behoben: Schwerwiegende Sicherheitslücke, die es einem Angreifer ermöglicht, beliebigen Code durch Filter in Meta, Beitrag oder Benutzer-Shortcodes auszufühen. Danke an Robert L Mathews.
  • Behoben: Position des Admin-Menüs geändert (es ersetzte das „Einstellungen“-Menü in manchen Installationen)
  • Behoben: Das Feld für Shortcode-Präfixe akzeptiert nun Sonderzeichen
  • Behoben: Alter Fehler, dass unerwünschte Code-Teile durch Shortcode hinzugefügt wurden
  • Behoben: Fehler, dass Backslashes von individuellem CSS-Code entfernt wurden
  • Hinzugefügt: Neues Attribut „ID“ für Shortcode [button]
  • Hinzugefügt: Neuer Filter „su/slides_query“, mit dem die Beitragsabfrage für Slider, Karussell und „custom_gallery“-Shortcodes verändert werden kann
  • Hinzugefügt: Neuer Filter „su/assets/custom_css/template“, um die individuelle CSS-Ausgabe zu filtern
  • Kleine Fehlerbehebungen


  • Lies diesen Blog-Beitrag, um mehr über das Update zu erfahren
  • Neue Projekt-Website: getshortcodes.com
  • Neue Dokumentation: docs.getshortcodes.com
  • Hinzugefügt: Admin-Menü „Verfügbare Shortcodes“
  • Entfernt: Admin-Menü „Beispiele“
  • Entfernt: Admin-Menü „Cheatsheet“
  • Behoben: Shortcode [feed] (verwendet jetzt SimplePie)
  • Standard-Inhalt für Shortcodes [tabs], [row] und [accordion] geändert
  • Behoben: Shortcode [user] funktioniert, wenn Benutzer nicht angemeldet ist
  • Geändert: Sicherheitsverbesserung. Das Plugin wird nun alle HTML-Tags aus individuellem CSS-Code entfernen.
  • Kleine Verbesserungen und Fehlerbehebungen

Older changelog entries are available in the changelog.txt file