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Press This Extended


The revamped Press This in WordPress 4.2 includes new options that can be modified by filters or a plugin like this.

Options include turning on or off the quick media insertion feature or automatically blockquoting the page’s excerpt if you haven’t selected text, and more.

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Via your site’s wp-admin Dashboard:

  1. Visit Plugins->Add New
  2. Search for “Press This Extended”
  3. Click Install to add the plugin to your server
  4. Click Activate Plugin to turn this plugin on.
  5. Visit Settings->Writing to see the plugin’s options.


What is this?

The new Press This adds easy-to-use media discovery, blockquote insertion, cooler source links. It is really flexible, but no UI is included. This reveals the built-in flexibility.


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Contributors & Developers

“Press This Extended” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.


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  • New “Add to Homescreen” actions on iOS and Chrome for Android will create a web app for Press This.
  • Removes Text Editor setting since this is a default feature of WordPress 4.3.
  • Removes the User Agent filter to prevent blocking of Press This. Merged into WordPress 4.3.


  • Initial Release