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Enlighter - Customizable Syntax Highlighter

Simple post syntax-highlighted code using the EnlighterJS MooTools Plugin.

10 reviews
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4 stars
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5 stars
Best WP Syntax highlighter
By , for WP 3.9.1

Best WP Syntax highlighter

5 stars
Very nice!
By , for WP 3.9.1

Thanks for this amazing plugin, it works nicely on both desktop and mobile device.

5 stars
It's perfect!
By , for WP 3.9.1

Everything works and very simple to set up and get started with, I was looking for the perfect syntax highlighting plugin for my needs and this does it all. Good themes to choose from and even customizable ones, easy to use within the visual editor too!

5 stars
Great Plugin
By , for WP 3.7.1

Awesome code highlighter and great support! Loved the Git theme. :+1:

5 stars
Great Plug-in
By ,

Great Plug-in, good performance ...

5 stars
Great work!
By , for WP 3.6

I love this plugin! :) Thank you!

5 stars
Really great, simple, does what it says on the tin
By , for WP 3.6

Absolutely great and easy to use. Would be really cool to see some inline code highlighting though!

5 stars
Unbelievably versatile!
By , for WP 3.6

Tons of options, could easily be a paid pro version .. Excellent job!..

I am not a paid spokesperson!

5 stars
Does what is says
By , for WP 3.5.2

Does exactly what is says, flawlessly. Great plugin.

5 stars
Works right out of the box
By , for WP 3.5.1

I have downloaded, installed, and tweaked with at least a dozen different syntax highlighters and code automagical formatters, and this is the only one that has worked immediately after installing with perfect overflow handling and no silly horizontal scrollers.

This plugin is fairly new and I'm glad I got to take it for a test drive. It's in great shape, works very quickly, comes with a variety of color schemes to choose from, and looks great on my tutorials.

If you'd like to see an example of what it looks like right after I installed it, here are some tutorials with different amounts/types of code:

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As you can see, the code fits wonderfully to my responsive layout (go ahead and change the browser size to see) and looks great.

I do recommend adding some margin to the bottom of the output box, like this:

.gitEnlighterJS {
	margin-bottom: 26px;

I'm not sure if this is a problem you'll find in your theme, but even if you do, it's an easy CSS tweak.

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