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Hints

Description

Hints enables you to provide a better UX with respect to links/topics. Some keywords/words, need more explanation or/and external resources to be explained further, if the user needs to know more. Normally, you would achieve this by creating a link/anchor to that resource. Hints, makes it possible for your users to get additional information, about a topic/resource, without leaving your post. Too many links in a post, do spoil the broth.

Features:

  • Small, Simple to use and install, lightweight.
  • Uses jQuery, since WP comes bundled with it.
  • No settings, no nothing. Just install and start using it.
  • Shortcodes based.
  • Two options to set within shortcodes. See the tutorial video below.

Tutorial Video:

Here’s the usage & tutorial video.

For Support and Feature Requests:

Use the comment box over at https://sojourner.co/blog/code/wp-plugin-hints.html

Usage

Use shortcodes within posts, as shown below.

[hints unique_id="hints"] A shortcode is a WordPress specific code, that lets you do all kinds of nauthy things. More about WordPress' shortcodes. [/hints]

[hints unique_id="options" custom_text="info about options"] 'unique_id' identifies each infocard or hint uniquely. As the option name suggests, the id has to be unique. If not supplied, one is generated auto-magically for you.  The other option is 'custom_text'. If this option is set, the default plus icon is not used. This option is only for convenience. Using this option, may prove to be redundant.[/hints]

Installation

Upload the Hints plugin to your blog, Activate it, then start using it. shortcodes based. No settings, no nothing.

Here’s the usage & tutorial video.

Reviews

great plug-in !!!

hello !!
didn’t ever expect to find a hint plug-in here. just knowing that from html and some php coding. pls Keep me updated for new Releases.
what’s with getting in contact with writers of form-builders as well to give People a better info how to use a field …
grts

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Contributors & Developers

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

Contributors

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Changelog

1.0a

Release Date – 21st March, 2015

  • Initial Release.