Custom User Guide


Custom User Guide allows you to build interactive user guides on your website.

* Two types of elements: tooltip and modal window
* Adapted for all screen sizes (desktop, mobile, tablet)
* Translatable


  • Tooltip view
  • Modal view
  • Main tab of the Add Guide window
  • GUI tab of the Add Guide window


  1. Open {your website URL}/wp-admin
  2. On the left side menu select Plugins -> Add New -> Uload Plugin
  3. Upload the zip file of this plugin and then activate it


How to tranlsate the interface into your language?
1. Open the ‘languages’ folder inside the plugin’s directory.
2. Open ‘custom-user-guide-en_US.po’ using the Poedit app.
3. There will be two text boxes ‘Source text’ and ‘Translation’ for each phrase/word. Write the translation
for each phrase/word.
4. Click File->’Save as’, and change the en_US suffix to your locale’s suffix.
E.g. if your locale is Mexican Spanish, then write ‘es_MX’. Choose the ‘languages’ folder.
5. Reinstall the plugin or upload the 2 newly created .po and .mo files to your plugins directory
using Filezilla or any other FTP software.


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Contributors & Developers

“Custom User Guide” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.


“Custom User Guide” has been translated into 1 locale. Thank you to the translators for their contributions.

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Release Date – 21 Nov 2020


*Freemius update that removes security issues – 13 Apr 2022


*Update to match PHP 8.3 and WordPress 6.4 – 28 Jan 2024


*Added most of the premium features – 2 Feb 2024