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Fancy Dolly



Based on the famous “Hello Dolly” by Matt Mullenweg (, Fancy Dolly displays whatever text you want randomly in a widget position on the frontend. But now you have the freedom of publishing whatever text you want.

  • With this plugin you can randomly display quotes from famous people, your favorite cooking hints or an event from the past
  • There is no limit to what to display, imagination is yours.

Frequntly Asked Qustions


  • Download ‘’ to your computer and unzip it.
  • Upload fancydolly folder to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  • Once you upload the plugin activate it through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  • Finally, add the widget to your sidebar through the ‘Appearance > Wigdets’ menu

Contributors & Developers

“Fancy Dolly” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.


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initial release