Poet Tips Recommendations Widget


Displays recommended poets from the Poet Tips crowd-sourced recommendations website. Use the [poettips] short code with the name= parameter to display a graph of similar poets. Add the Poet Tips Recommendations widgets to your sidebar wherever tags and categories are displayed, and if the tag or category is the name of a poet on the Poet Tips website, it will automatically display recommendations for that poet.


  • Using the shortcode
  • Displaying the result


Install as normal for WordPress plugins. Uses the free/open Poet Tips API at: http://poet.tips/api/


What parameters can I use with the shortcode?
  • name (required): the name of the poet
    • type (default: 2D): one of list, 2D, or 3D – the type to display
    • show_title (default: false): whether to show “Poets similar to [name]” above the list/graph

Contributors & Developers

“Poet Tips Recommendations Widget” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.



  • 2.0.5 Tested with 5.0
    • 2.0.4 Switch to https for all URLs
    • 2.0.2 Better handling of special chars in generated URLs
    • 2.0.1 Default no border on iframe
    • 2.0 Support for displaying 2D/3D graphs using the [poettips] shortcode
    • 1.0 Initial Release