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Embed summaries


Easily embed summaries of any article in your posts.

Use the [tldrio_embed] shortcode to embed the summary of your own post.

Use the [tldrio_embed url] shortcode to embed the summary of the article with URL url. For example, url can be

Click on the ‘’ button in the WordPress editor to include the default shortcode in your post.


  • Embed the summary of your post.
  • Embed the summary of any article.
  • Use the button to go even faster.


  1. Install the ‘Embed summaries’ plugin via the plugin directory (or directly upload the files to your server)
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  3. You can now use the [tldrio_embed] and [tldrio_embed url] shortcodes (see ‘Description’)


= Why does this plugin need to call’s server on every page it’s used? =

The summaries are stored on our servers. They are indexed by the URL of the article they’re the tldr of. So we need the embed widget to tell our servers the URL corresponding to the requested tldr, so we can send it to the widget. The calls are secured by SSL, meaning they can’t be read by third parties.

Contributors & Developers

“Embed summaries” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.



  • First functional version
  • Ability to embed the summary of the post with a default link for old browsers (IE7 and older)
  • Ability to embed the summary of any article