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Secondary Title

Adds a secondary title to posts, pages and custom post types.


  • Added WordPress 4.6 compatibility.
  • Added WordPress.org translation compatibility.
  • Updated translations.
  • Updated Font Awesome to version 4.6.3.
  • Cosmetic changes.


  • Fixed issue with "Include in search" when using more than one search terms (thanks to lonefur).
  • Added setting "Column position" to allow users to place the secondary title on post overview pages left or right of the primary title.
  • JavaScript/jQuery code now follows JSLint and JSHint coding standards.
  • Allowed to use placeholder more than once in "Title format" preview field on settings page.


  • Added option "Only show in main post".
  • Added option "Include in search".
  • Secondary Title now (properly) installs default plugin settings on first activation.
  • "Title format" preview on settings page now displays HTML (not just text as before).
  • "Title format" doesn't reset itself anymore when "Auto show" is activated.


  • Hotfix for 1.7.1.


  • Hotfix for 1.7.0.


  • Removed permalinks function from front-end.
  • Redesigned plugin's settings page.
  • Fixed small bugs.
  • Updated translations.
  • PHP 7 support.
  • Minor tweaks and adjustments.


  • Fixed bug occurring when clicking "Save Changes" on settings page.


  • Fixed bug occurring when clicking "Save Changes" on settings page.


  • Added new setting that can determine whether the secondary title should be displayed before or after the primary title on post, pages or custom post types overview site.
  • Added Font Awesome icons on Secondary Title settings page.
  • General code optimization.
  • Updated translations.


  • Remove unnecessary slash in css link.


  • Fixed bug preventing secondary title input field from displaying.
  • Updated translations.


  • Removed "Automatically append to permalinks" option because it turned out to cause several 404 errors.
  • Added JS fix to let users jump from primary title to secondary title when tab is pressed.
  • Fixed bug in "quick edit" dropdown (thanks to madaplus for reporting and simne7 for offering a fix.



  • Small bug fix for JavaScript in Firefox.


  • Hotfix for 1.5.1.


  • Fixed notice error when deleting post (thanks to master412160 and wido).
  • Fixed bug occurring when filtering posts within the admin area (thanks to Chillington).
  • Code cleanup and JS refactoring.
  • Performance fixes.
  • Updated translations.
  • Compatibility for WordPress 4.2.1.


  • Added $use_settings parameter to get_secondary_title() and others which defines whether the secondary title should only be displayed if it matches the plugin's settings. Default false.
  • Code rearrangements and improvements.
  • Updated translations.


  • Fixed bug causing secondary title not to be displayed on certain custom post types overviews (thanks to saschapi).
  • Updated translations.


  • Small bug fixes and corrections.
  • Updated translations.


  • Removed <?php secondary_title_plugins_settings_link(); ?> due to compatibility problems.
  • Added filter hook secondary_title_show_overview_column to disable the secondary title column on post overviews without using the screen options (thanks to Alkorr).
  • Added Dutch (thanks to SilverXp), Turkish (thanks to mapazarbasi) and other translation.
  • Updated existing translations.
  • Fixed bug that prevented the "Author" column on post overview page to be shown.
  • Further bug fixes.


  • Allows HTML tags within individual secondary titles (thanks to brit77).
  • Updated documentation.


  • Fixed bug that occasionally prevented the secondary title input box from being displayed when creating a new post (thanks to howorks and pesunites).
  • Changed the categories view on the settings page.
  • jQuery changes.


  • Bug fixes for 0.9.


  • Removed Report bug e-mail form due to compatibility issues.
  • Fixed bug that deleted the secondary title on selected posts when using Bulk edit (thanks to JacobSchween).
  • Fixed bug that occurred when saving a custom menu (only visible with WP_DEBUG).
  • Updated translations.
  • Several small changes that aren't important enough to be mentioned here.


  • Some new minor functions and changes on the settings page.
  • Allowed to use %title% and %secondary_title% variable on settings page in Title format more than once.
  • Added option to use secondary title in permalinks.
  • Added filter hooks to <?php get_secondary_title(); ?>, <?php the_secondary_title(); ?> and
<?php get_secondary_title_link(); ?>

. * Added French translation (thanks to fxbenard). * Updated existing translations. * Fixed bug that prevented the secondary title to be updated when empty. * Renamed <?php get_filtered_post_types(); ?> to <?php get_secondary_title_filtered_post_types(); ?> to avoid possible conflicts.


  • Restructured and split up plugin code into different files for better handling.
  • Added Secondary title column to posts/pages overview.
  • Added secondary title input field to quick edit box on posts/pages overview.
  • Added bug report form to settings page.
  • Removed secondary title from above/below the standard title on posts/page overview.
  • Renamed functions to minimize conflicts with other plugins.
  • Updated screenshots.
  • Updated translations.
  • Bug fixes.


  • Added compatibility with Word Filter Plus plugin.
  • Added Only show in main post setting.
  • Fixed minor jQuery bug on admin interface.
  • Updated FAQ.


  • Fixed bug that falsely added slashes to HTML attributes in title format.
  • Fixed jQuery bug in the admin posts/
  • Added <?php has_secondary_title(); ?> function. See the official documentation for more information.


  • Fixed bug where the secondary title was not shown if the standard title contains "..." (thanks to Vangelis).
  • Added Select all and Unselect all script for checkbox lists on settings page.
  • Added secondary title display in admin posts/pages list.
  • Added <?php get_secondary_title_link($post_id, $options); ?> and <?php the_secondary_title_link($post_id, $options); ?> functions to quickly create the secondary title as a link to its post. See the official documentation for more information.
  • Updated documentation/readme.txt.


  • Fixed bug that showed secondary title input within the post/page overview.
  • Added Italian translation (thanks to giuseppep).
  • Added Polish translation (thanks to pawel10).
  • Updated existing translations.


  • Added HTML support in title format (thanks to C0BALT).
  • Added option to set the position of the secondary title input field within the admin interface (thanks to Vangelis).
  • Added translation to Thai.
  • Updated translation files.


  • Installs default values on plugin activation.
  • Added screenshots.
  • Added $prefix and $suffix parameter for <?php get_secondary_title(); ?> and <?php the_secondary_title(); ?>.
  • Updated FAQ.


  • Initial Release.

Requires: 3.0.1 or higher
Compatible up to: 4.4.6
Last Updated: 5 months ago
Active Installs: 5,000+


4.9 out of 5 stars


2 of 6 support threads in the last two months have been marked resolved.

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