Images: Shortcode, Nested shortcode, Example, Lightbox

I needed dummy text for a blog I'm working on, and since I like to code I wrote a simple plugin I'd like to share, you'll find it  in the WordPress Plugin Directory


Plugin: You’ll find the plugin at

InstallationDownload the plugin and save it in wp-content/plugins (remember to activate in Plugins) or wp-content/mu-plugins or install it from inside WordPress in Plugins->Add New (search for “lorem shortcode”)

UsageAdd the shortcode to a Page. The plugin contains two shortcodes, [lorem] and [loremimage], the [loremimage] shortcode can be nested in the [lorem] shortcode. Supported parameters, all are optional:




The loremimage is created using, and hence the shortcode supports the same parameters as

I've added two additional parameters/values