CSSIgniter Shortcodes


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This shortcodes plugin, has been created to complement and be used mainly with CSSIgniter’s premium and free themes. But of course, anyone can use it with any theme.
A lot of useful shortcodes are defined. See the plugin’s documentation for a complete guide.




  • Some default-styled shortcodes.


  1. Go to Plugins -> Add New
  2. Search for “CSSIgniter Shortcodes”
  3. Click “Install”
  4. Click “Activate”
  5. Navigate to Settings -> CSSIgniter Shortcodes to set up the defaults.
  6. Edit any post or page and use the shortcode block to insert your new shortcodes.


What shortcodes are supported?

Quite a few! Check https://www.cssigniter.com/docs/shortcodes/ for complete usage instructions.


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Contributors & Developers

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




  • Fixed deprecation warning “Required parameter follows optional parameter” in PHP 8


  • Fixed an issue where a notice was thrown when the map api checkbox was not enabled.
  • Fixed minor issues in shortcode examples.
  • Fixed an improperly closed tag.
  • Replaced flexslider with tiny slider.
  • All assets are now enqueued minified.
  • Improved updates handling.
  • Improved escaping.


  • Fixed an illegal string offset warning that could appear on some edge cases.
  • Added filter ‘cssigniter_shortcodes_enqueue_scripts_styles’ to allow short-circuiting the loading of js/css assets.
  • Admin-side stylesheet now only loads on the plugin’s settings page.


  • Updated font-awesome to v.4.7.0
  • Added translator comments.
  • Updated language files.
  • Eliminated uses of extract()
  • WordPress PHP coding standards.


  • A Google Maps API key is now required (by Google) to display maps, and this got reflected in the inline documentation. Instructions can be found here: http://www.cssigniter.com/docs/article/generate-a-google-maps-api-key/
  • Google Maps API is now disabled by default.
  • Improved options initialization. Introduced filter ‘ci_shortcodes_default_settings’ to modify the default plugin options.
  • Updated language files.


  • Updated font-awesome to v.4.6.3
  • Fixed issue with the tabs shortcode, where border_color and border_width attributes wouldn’t work properly.


  • Updated font-awesome to v.4.6.1
  • Fixed issue where Google Maps API would load a retired version of the API.
  • Deleted unneeded jquery file.


  • Google Maps API is now loaded protocol-less for compatibility with https installations. Also removed deprecated sensor parameter.


  • Updated font-awesome to v.4.5.0
  • Prepared the plugin for language packs compatibility.
  • Deleted po/mo files.
  • Added POT file.


  • Added filters for each shortcode’s markup.
  • Fixed an issue where the quote’s cheatsheet wouldn’t display.
  • Renamed register_ci_shortcode_settings() to ci_shortcodes_register_settings() and changed all references.


  • Plugin rewritten from scratch.
  • Everything is now responsive.
  • CSS themes are no longer available.
  • Added shortcodes for accordions, tabs, headings, sliders.
  • Shortcodes now support build-in color schemes, font-awesome icons, and much, much more.


  • Added a “Settings” link in the plugins listing page.
  • If exists, the Upgrade Notice is now shown in the plugins listing page.


  • Fixed an issue where the columns shortcodes wouldn’t get styled appropriately, when compatibility mode was enabled.


  • Added internationalization support.
  • Stylesheets are now loaded on the top of the page.


  • Added a missing clearfix class “group” to all stylesheets.


  • Initial Release