If you’re frustrated with the WordPress “What You See is NOT What You Get” Content Editing Experience Read this or Stay Frustrated!
My intention with this article is to give you a few practical suggestions on how you can incredibly enhance your WordPress Content Editing Experience which at the same time will enhance your WPEP Content Editing Experience as well.
Out of the Box, the WordPress WYSIWYG Text Editor is very very basic and that is the reason why we introduced a list of additional content editing features in WPEP Version 1.8.
When you first install WPEP the following features will be added to your WPEP Text Editor:
- Font Type Selection
- Font Size Selection
- WPEP Shortcode Builder
The WPEP Shortcode Builder Will be available to you globally and you can use it anywhere on your WordPress Site, not only when you’re building a Course or Assessment but also when you’re writing/editing a regular WordPress Post or Page, Woocommerce Product etc.
Learn More about the WPEP Shortcode Builder, read: A New WPEP Tool That Makes Content Creation A Point & Click Affair…The WPEP Shortcode Builder.
You can further expand the features of the Text Editor by installing a Great Free Plugin called Tiny MCE Advanced
Let’s talk about what else you can do to further enhance the Text Editor.
The Keyword is again: Shortcodes.
Shortcodes are a true work of magic in WordPress…it’s amazing what you can do with Shortcodes.
A Shortcode is, in essence, a Shortcut because it allows you to create objects that would normally require a lot of code and a lot of time to create.
You just add a simple line of Text within [ ] and you can get amazing results in no time with very little effort.
You can easily create tabs, buttons, boxes, different sliders, responsive videos and alot more.
If you use WordPress you need to explore and KNOW Shortcodes.
This is a Great Free Shortcode Plugin you could use: Shortcodes Ultimate
This is a Great Paid Shortcode Plugin: Supreme Shortcodes
Once you install these Plugins it becomes a Point & Click Affair…no coding Knowledge required!
You choose the Shortcode from a list and then it’ll copy itself into your Text Editor…Voilà!
Most WordPress Page Builders and also Premium WordPress Themes have a great Collection of Shortcodes for different Use Cases as well.
As soon as you’re installing a WordPress Page Builder or Premium WordPress Theme, their Shortcodes Collection will become available to you.
WPEP is compatible with ALL Page Builders for WordPress and their Shortcodes Collection.
You can USE THEM ALL when creating your Course Content.
Actually, any Shortcode in the WordPress Universe works within WPEP.
TIP: Make sure to research which Shortcodes are available to you for the specific Theme or Page Builder you are using.
Elegant Themes, for example, has a great collection of Shortcodes, check here.
So does WooThemes, check here
That’s all for today!
Now Go Create Massive Value!