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Encyclopedia / Lexicon / Glossary / Wiki / Dictionary / Knowledge base

Encyclopedia is the most successful glossary and lexicon plugin in 2014. Start an awesome lexicon, glossary, wiki, dictionary or knowledge base now!

Encyclopedia Lite is a state of the art WordPress encyclopedia / lexicon / glossary / wiki / dictionary plugin. It enables you to create, manage and present a knowledge base. Completely coalesced with your WordPress and fully compatible with all the cool publishing tools you like.

In this edition of the plugin you can create a small lexicon. On several places in the plugin you will find a notice that this function is included in the Pro Version only.

Main features

  • Create, manage and structure your terms as encyclopedia, lexicon, glossary, Wiki, dictionary or knowledge base
  • Use tags and categories¹ to classify your terms
  • Automatic association of related terms
  • Automatic linking of terms in post and page contents
  • Completely translatable - .pot file is included
  • Supports the WordPress Theme Template hierarchy
  • Supports user defined HTML templates
  • Supports WordPress user rights and capabilities¹
  • Supports RSS Feeds
  • Clean and intuitive user interface
  • Multiple Widgets to display the terms and taxonomies of your Encyclopedia
  • No ads or brandings anywhere - perfect white label solution¹

¹ Available in Encyclopedia Pro


You can find the settings page in WP Admin Panel » Settings » Encyclopedia.

Template files

All plugin outputs can be changed via user defined HTML templates. Just put the templates you want to overwrite inside your theme folder (no matter if parent theme or child theme). You can find the default templates in the plugin folder in "templates/". You can find a list of the available templates here. Please do not modify the original templates! You would lose all your modifications when updating the plugin!


The most features are available but you cannot select every option. You will find a small notice for each unavailable option on the settings page. The maximal number of encyclopedia terms is limited to twelve.

Questions / Support requests

Please use the support forum on WordPress.org for this version of the Plugin. For the Premium Version there is a separate support package available. Of course you can hire me for consulting, support, programming and customizations at any time.


Translate this plugin

If you have translated this plugin in your language or updated the language file please feel free to send me the language file (.po file) via E-Mail with your name and this translated sentence: "This plugin is available in %YOUR_LANGUAGE_NAME%." So I can add it to the plugin and a link to your website to this page.

You can find the Translation.pot file in the language/ folder in the plugin directory.

  • Copy it.
  • Rename it (to your language code).
  • Translate everything.
  • Send it via E-Mail to .
  • Thats it. Thank you! =)

Requires: 3.8 or higher
Compatible up to: 3.9.2
Last Updated: 2014-8-25
Downloads: 6,995


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