Better Footnotes


Better Footnotes plugin lets you add footnotes on articles via shortcodes. It’s extremely customizable, therefore it can be implemented on any theme.

Main Features

  • Easy & flexible implementation.
  • Animated scrolling effect (can be disabled).
  • Footnotes can be implemented with shortcodes.


Inserting a Footnote

In order to insert a footnote, you can simply use the [footnote] shortcode as the following example:

[footnote]Your footnote here[/footnote]

Shortcode Parameters

  • type Determines the type of the reference. Options: numeric / non-numeric.

Listing Footnotes

You can display the footnotes by using the shortcode footnotes as the following example:


Shortcode Parameters

  • title Determines the title for the footnotes list.
  • title_tag Title tag name. Default is h3.


Developers can contribute to the source code on the Github Repository.


  1. Upload and install the plugin
  2. Use the plugin shortcode.

Contributors & Developers

“Better Footnotes” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.


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  • The Initial version.