Hot Breadcrumbs


Hot Breadcrumbs widget shows a pathway (breadcrumbs) with link hierarchy of your site. This gives a better idea to the visitors how did they get to this page and what’s the way back. Showing a link hierarchy also has positive SEO effects and allows better crawling of your site. This plugin uses the structured data to show breadcrumbs links.


  • Sample screen shot of the Hot Breadcrumbs widget.
  • Screen shot of the Hot Breadcrumbs widget parameters.


  1. Install plugin as usually from You can also manually download it, unpack and upload plugin_hot_breadcrumbs directory to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory.
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress.
  3. Publish Hot Breadcrumbs widget into the available widget sidebars.


Hot Breadcrumbs widget shows nothing.

Check inner pages of your site. The widget shows empty output on home page. There’s no need to use breadcrumbs links on home page. It’s valuable on inner pages only.


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Contributors & Developers

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


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  • The initial release