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A widget that takes a user-provided list of quotes, song lyrics, etc. delimited by newlines, chooses one randomly and displays it as a widget in the sidebar. Has an Options page located under Settings (>=2.5) or Options(<2.5).


  • Running under WordPress 2.5 on my home page.


  1. Upload quoteworthy.php to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  3. Set the title and the quotes on the options page, located under Settings (for WP >= 2.5) or Options (for < 2.5).
  4. Add the QuoteWorthy widget to the sidebar on the ‘Widgets’ page.


Can I use HTML in my quotes?

Yes, you can. In fact, you can use unfiltered HTML at the moment – be a little careful with that, won’t you? I’d hate for you to get XSS’ed.

How many quotes can I have?

I honestly don’t know. I haven’t hit a limit yet, though.

How can I style the quotes?

The entire widget, including the header, is given an ID of ‘quoteworthy’ and a class of ‘widget_quoteworthy’. This allows you to style it with CSS – for example, #quoteworthy {color: #ff0000;}.
You can also (as of version 1.1) add tags to surround the quotes via the configuration page, and add your own style information to them – for example,


Contributors & Developers

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


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