This plugin hasn’t been tested with the latest 3 major releases of WordPress. It may no longer be maintained or supported and may have compatibility issues when used with more recent versions of WordPress.



Adds UUIDs to WordPress posts. A UUID is a Universally Unique Identifier. WordPress, and particularly WordPress MU can ave content with the same ID. Assigning a UUID provides a way to reference any content within a deployment. This is particularly useful when sharing content with other systems. More information about UUIds can be found here:

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Place the SimpleUuid folder in the WP plugins directory. It should have the folder name “simple-uuid”.

Go to the Plugins administrative page in WordPress and activate the plugin. Now whenever you save a post it will have a UUID placed in its meta data with the key ‘simple-uuid’.

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