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webfi-How to Add Buttons in WordPress Without Using Shortcodes

Most people are not experts with HTML and CSS which is why plugins are so useful. While other plugins require you to use and configure shortcodes there can be a simpler way. In this video, we will show you how to add buttons in WordPress without using shortcodes.

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Summary of this Tutorial:

Start by installing and activating the forget about shortcode buttons plugin.This plugin will require wordpress 3.9 or higher.

Create a new post or edit an existing one to see the new button titled “Insert Button” for you to click.

This will bring up a popup window for you to design the button.

The “Icons” tab will let you add a Icon inside your button and the image will automatically update based on your selection.

If you want to edit an existing button you double click it to bring up the menu.

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  • esanft99 on July 9, 2014

    I don't see the plugin you reference in your video, eventhough I've already updated to version 3.9.1.  What am I missing?

  • C Joy on May 9, 2015


  • Md. Alamgir Hossain on August 13, 2016


  • al Helal on October 17, 2016

    Ow some ……Post I always like wpbeginner.com

  • Jordan Negative on April 27, 2017

    Using Advanced Tiny MCE i am able to change the font but how could should I change the main Heading of my Blog Post. Help me if anybody know

  • Martin cool on May 5, 2017

    Looks good. Can javascript be added to the button

  • kanav juneja on July 24, 2017

    How can you use the same kind of buttons in menu bar???

  • Bhajan Diary on August 18, 2017

    I want to add such button after each of my posts? Can it be done through this plugin? please let me know

  • iamnamora on October 29, 2017

    You guys are awesome!!!!!

  • Krishanu Roy on February 1, 2018

    Hi, is there a way to add and align this button to my header?

  • Leezo Licious on June 16, 2018

    Thaaaaank you

  • Md Jalal Uddin on December 22, 2018


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