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WordPress provides a powerful tool for creating custom shortcodes to make your content creation process more efficient. One of the key functions that enable developers to create custom shortcodes is the "add_shortcode" function.

The "add_shortcode" function is used to register a new shortcode in WordPress. With this function, you can define a shortcode’s tag (the string that appears in square brackets in a post or page), and then specify the callback function that should run when the shortcode is used.

This function takes two parameters: the first one is the shortcode tag, which is the string that will be used to call the shortcode; the second parameter is the callback function that will be executed when the shortcode is called.

Here’s an example code for using the add_shortcode function:

function my_custom_shortcode( $atts ) {
    // shortcode logic here
add_shortcode( 'my_shortcode', 'my_custom_shortcode' );

In this example, we’ve defined a new shortcode called "my_shortcode". When this shortcode is used in a post or page, the "my_custom_shortcode" function will run, and any logic defined within that function will be executed.

This function is incredibly useful for WordPress developers who want to create custom shortcodes to make their content creation process more efficient and user-friendly.

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