This plugin hasn’t been tested with the latest 3 major releases of WordPress. It may no longer be maintained or supported and may have compatibility issues when used with more recent versions of WordPress.


With, you are able to let your viewers know if you are alive. It also gives you means to leave a message for your viewers when you pass away. A small image (or a message you specify) is shown on the site while you are alive, and another image (or message) is shown when you are not alive.

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Once you activate the plugin and enter the user name in setting you can choose to display your widget in one of the following ways:
1. You can choose to display default text and the image by leaving the default settings.
2. You can change the text in the widget options to change the message according to your needs.
3. You can style the message my using HTML tags if not our default style will be used.
4. You can choose to display just the text by unchecking the display image option in widget settings.
5. You can choose to display just the image by leaving the message fields blank and checking the display image option.
6. You can have a title for you widget by using the title option.

To learn more about go to


  1. Upload alive to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  3. Go to Settings-> Settings and enter valid username.
  4. Go to Appearance->widgets and drag the widget to sidebar to make it visible on your blog.
  5. Make changes in widget as per your need and let the world know that you are alive!


What does this plugin do?

It shows your readers if you are alive or not. It displays the widget on your sidebar which consists of your image or text or both which links to your profile page. If detects that you have passed away, your status will change automatically.

Do I need a account to use this?

Yes. is a free service where you can create your own account and get a personal page which shows if you are alive or not. You can go to Our Website for more information.

What display options do you offer?

You can either display the image on your blog or display text of your choice or display both image and text. You also have an option of formatting the text displayed. You can also add a title to you widget.

How can I format the alive message and deceased message?

You can use html in the text box for your alive and deceased message. eg I am Alive for bold.

Why does the “Enter Alive.IO userneme” message appear on my pages?

This message displays because you have activated the plugin but not eneterd your username in the settings. Once you save your username in settings this message will go away.

Will the image match with my blog theme?

Yes. The image is transparent and will easily look like a part of your blog irrespective of the theme you are using.

Can i change the image?

Not directly. This is the image that is available on your link. For this release the feature for changing this image is not available. You can, however, put an img tag in the message field of your alive or not status to display a different image if you’d like.

Contributors & Developers

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Interested in development?

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  • Initial release.


  • Fixing up readme.txt and understanding tags/trunks with wordpress


  • fixing up version number so most updated version shows on the help


  • more fixes on the verison number and associated images – should have screenshots now!


  • fixing screenshot appearance in WP