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Ciao Box


Allows the user to display a Ciao Box in the sidebar.


  1. Unzip and upload the contained files to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress

Add the sidebar widget

  1. Install the Ciao Box widget through the ‘Design’ menu in WordPress
  2. Generate a Ciao Box Code at
  3. Copy & Paste the generated code in the textarea Ciao Box Code through the ‘Design’ menu in WordPress

(Optional, for advanced users) Add `ciao_box` to a post or a page

  1. Type [ciao_box] into a post’s or a page’s body text.

(Optional, for advanced users) Add `ciao_box` to a template

  1. Enter <?php echo do_shortcode('[ciao_box]'); ?> into a suitable template file.

Contributors & Developers

“Ciao Box” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

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