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Base16b Encoder/Decoder


This plugin is mainly a copy from MrAndersonMD’s plugin base64-encoderdecoder (version 0.8.5). It differs in the base encoding used. The original uses (PHP’s implmentation of) base64.
This plugin deploys base16b, an encoding algorithm utilising the higher Unicode planes . The algorithm is specified at

A demonstration of this plugin can be found at


To install the plugin and get it working: 1. Copy all the source directory and all its contents to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory on the wordpress server 2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress 3. Browse the Settings. Make any necessary changes. Alternatively (recommended) :
1. Use the WordPress admin screen to Plugins => Add New 2. Search for base16b 3. Install, activate and change Settings

Contributors & Developers

“Base16b Encoder/Decoder” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.



  • Original version


  • Minor descriptive changes in the readme


  • Fixed broken encode button after last version