WordPress is a fantastic CMS / Blog tool. Every time I am asked to customize wordpress I am amazed at how easy it is to implement. One of the great features I have found in wordpress is shortcodes.
A shortcode is a WordPress-specific code that lets you do nifty things with very little effort. Shortcodes can embed files or create objects that would normally require lots of complicated, ugly code in just one line. Shortcode = shortcut.
[button type=”big” color=”orange”]Big Large Button [/button]
Content box ShortCode
Short codes are really simple to code and add.
Here is a feature list short code
[custom_list type=”check”] Easy to use
Simple to code [/custom_list]
To create or code short codes you can learn more here
The shortcode api allows you to create macro’s and elements to add into wordpress http://codex.wordpress.org/Shortcode_API