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Help Readers Find the Good Stuff: Organize Posts with Shortcodes

February 6, 2014

Very useful.

The Daily Post

Helping visitors quickly find what interests them is key. The faster you can guide a new reader to content that grabs them, the more likely it is they’ll stick around to read more.

That might be the newest post on your blog, but it might be something older. One simple way to organize and highlight the best of your oeuvre is with the Display Posts shortcode: create a new page, and use a shortcode to automatically pull in particular posts. One short snippet of code adds all your posted tagged “kids” to a page about your family, or the posts in your chocolate and fruit categories to a “Desserts” page.

Yes, I know I said “code,” and you thought, “Gah! One of the reasons I use WordPress.com is because I don’t know how to write code!” By the end of this post, you will.

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