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Create devotional posts on your ministry blog, including standard or custom archives and RSS Feed. You can also optionally include tweetable quotes. Features include:

  • Linkable Scripture references, using any version accessible on
  • Tweetable Quotes that allow you to automatically add a memorable quote from the devotional and a “Tweet This” button to the bottom of devotional.
  • Tweetable Quote is automatically tied to the Author’s user account twitter handle, but can be customized per devotional post.
  • Footnote and copyright information can be easily added to bottom of each devotional.
  • RSS Feed and Archives pages can use standard WP or customized urls to match your site’s navigation and permalink structure.
  • RSS Feed is pre-formatted for Mailchimp and other RSS based content integrations.


  • Top of Settings Panel
  • Bottom of Settings Panel
  • Top of Example Devotional
  • Bottom of Example Devotional


To install the plugin manually in WordPress:

  1. Login as Admin on your WordPress blog.
  2. Click on the “Plugins” tab in the left menu.
  3. Select “Add New.”
  4. Click on “Upload” at the top of the page.
  5. Select the ‘’ on your computer, and upload. Activate the plugin once it is uploaded.

To install the plugin manually with FTP:

  1. Unzip the ‘’ file. Upload that folder to the ‘/wp-content/plugins/’ directory.
  2. Login to your WordPress dashboard and activate the plugin through the “Plugins” tab in the left menu.

To configure the plugin options:

  1. Login to your WordPress dashboard and go to Settings -> Devotionals in the left menu.
  2. Define your permalink slug (url path) for your devotionals section. (e.g.: “read/devotionals” if your main devotionals page should live under the “read” section.)
  3. Choose to use standard archives or a customized page that lists your devotionals.
  4. Optionally, enable links in your RSS Feed to link to the main scripture reference for each of your devotionals. Then define a default version of the Bible you want to use on (For example, if you want to use the New Living Translation on biblegateway, enter “NLT” for your default version. You can discover which versions offers from the dropdown in their top search bar. Please note that may not offer both New Testament and Old Testament searches in some non-English translations of the Bible.)
  5. Optionally, if you want to offer an easy “Tweet This” button below each devotional’s pull-quote, then you will need to add your login and API key so that the url of each devotional can be shortened and included in the tweet. If most of your devotionals are written by a main pastor, then select the main author’s WP user account from the Default Author dropdown, and then define their twitter handle by editing their user profile.


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1.3.1 – September 15, 2019

Archives category and tags listing fix.

1.3 – May 29, 2019

Add Settings link to main Plugins admin screen.

1.2.9 – May 22, 2019

Initial WordPress Repo Release.