… uses array_merge? Great, but why is this relevant? Consider you are creating a short code wrapper for a function where some of the arguments that are passed to the function must be specific values and the others are meant to be exposed to the user. As an example, let’s look at a shortcode using … ∞
This is more or less straight-forward in its approach, but first a little back up documentation: add_shortcode – http://codex.wordpress.org/Function_Reference/add_shortcode wp_login_form – http://codex.wordpress.org/Function_Reference/wp_login_form wp_parse_args – http://codex.wordpress.org/Function_Reference/wp_parse_args You might want to take a moment to read through the above links … The basic concept here is to create a function which will return the login form as … ∞
This post will further expand on the possible uses of the_widget() as the basis of the code you can use to create a shortcode for a WordPress sidebar widget.