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Creating a self-closing shortcode

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The simplest shortcode is the self-closing one. We’re going to create a simple link to our Twitter account, and then add it in a blog post.
All the code goes in functions.php, which is located in /wp-content/themes/your-theme/. If you don’t have one, just create it and put the code in it.

<?php 
function button_shortcode() {
    return '"';
}
add_shortcode('button', 'button_shortcode'); 
?>

How to Usage:

[button]

Simply using the the add_shortcode() function, we can link any php function to our shortcode. In this simple example, all we do is returning a link to our Twitter account, but let’s take this a step further and add some parameters.

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