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PHPull is a WordPress plugin for developers who wish to easily and accurately reference php functions directly from the website. The plugin is very easy to use and the tooltip display is easily customizable by updating an existing stylesheet theme or creating your own. More detailed information and examples can be found on the official plugin homepage, linked below.

Credit goes out to S.C. Chen for his Simple HTML DOM class that was used in this plugin. For more information on this class, please visit

Credit also goes out to Michael Leigeber for his amazingly lightweight tooltip javascript code. For more information on this class, please visit Michael also has a wonderful blog.

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Change Log

  • 1.0 – Support for Firefox 2/3, IE 6/7/8, Safari 3/4, class support


  • This screen shot is an example of the default themed PHPull tooltip.
  • This screen shot is an example of the preloader utilized in the default themed PHPull tooltip.


Installing PHPull is as easy as following a few simple steps:

  1. Download the PHPull plugin from the WordPress Plugin Repository.
  2. Extract the .zip file to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory, preserving the PHPull directory
  3. Browse to the Plugins page from your WordPress admin
  4. Activate PHPull from the list of inactive plugins on the plugins menu page.
  5. Browse to Settings > PHPull if you would like to change your default theme.
  6. Refer to the official plugin page for further documentation


What is the format of the PHPull tag?

PHPull is utilized by simply adding the following BBCode tag into your posts, wrapping the function name as follows:


PHPull is also capable of handling class functions, i.e.:

[phpull class="domdocument"]getelementbytagname[/phpull] 

Does PHPull currently support any other languages?

The short answer is no. If you would like to contribute to this project, please contact me and I would be more than willing to integrate multiple languages (only those supported by mirrors).

Contributors & Developers

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

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