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Grabber Widget

Widget and shortcode providing elements from external or local webpages.

This section describes how to install the plugin and get it working.

  1. Upload the plugin to it's own directory within /wp-content/plugins/
  2. Activate the plugin through the 'Plugins' menu in WordPress
  3. Add the widget to a sidebar in Appearance > Widgets and/or use the [grabber] shortcode
  4. Set up either the widget or the shortcode with the following fields:
    • Add the URL to the webpage you want to capture from
    • Set the selector type, either id or xpath.
    • Set up the element selector, using either xPath syntax or the element ID
  5. For the shortcode, the format should be [grabber url=http://example.com element=myElement type=id]
  6. Enjoy!

Requires: 2.5 or higher
Compatible up to: 3.0.5
Last Updated: 7 years ago
Active Installs: 10+


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