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ESV CrossRef

Scans the site for Bible references. Once it finds a Bible reference it will be converted into a hoverable link.

  • Can I change the styling of the links?

Yes you may, just add this style definition to your stylesheet (usually styles.css) and adjust as desired.

a.bible { color:#3C7DA8; text-decoration:none; }
  • How do I try it out?

Add a bible reference (eg. John 3:16) onto a page or a post and it will be converted into a hover-able link.

  • The plugin is not working
  1. Please make sure the plugin is enabled.
  2. This plugin requires that Javascript is enabled. Check to see if Javascript is disabled for your browser.
  • Some of my references aren't being linked.

If you find some references are not being linkified, please double check their abbreviation if they are not written out in canonical form.

Requires: 2.1 or higher
Compatible up to: 3.0.5
Last Updated: 3 years ago
Active Installs: 300+


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