How to add shortcode to theme

Hello,

I have a travel blog and want to add a clickable world map to the home page, linking to the corresponding page. The map has been made and all I have to do is place the shortcode in the right place.

The only problem is… I have my latest posts set as my home page, not a static page. Meaning there is no page I can simply edit.

I have tried adding the shortcode in the theme file editor but it would either not show up at all or be placed at the top of my page (but I want it to be at the bottom)

I used this code: echo do_shortcode(’[shortcode goes here]’);

Can anyone tell me how I can add the shortcode to my home page?

Mind you I have absolutely no experience with coding.

1 Comment
  1. You will need to modify php code, probable make a child theme. Is kind of a messy job because you will have to dissect the theme workflow.

    An alternative would be to set a page as the home page and add the latest post via another plugin.

 

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