This plugin hasn’t been updated in over 2 years. It may no longer be maintained or supported and may have compatibility issues when used with more recent versions of WordPress.

Snippet Vault


Snippet Vault allows a WordPress user to easily add stored snippets of html, iframes, short codes, and other random text to a post, page, or custom post type.

Snippet Vault Supports:

  • Posts, Pages, and Custom Post Types
  • Visual and HTML Editors
  • HTML, iFrame, short code, plain text, and other code snippets

Our Commitment

Please understand that this is a free, open source plugin. Still, we are committed to security and quality. Visit the plugins website and provide us feedback. We want your input and do strive to make it better.


  • Snippet Vault Settings Page.
  • Snippet Vault editor widget.


Installing Snippet Vault is a snap.

  1. Upload the ‘snippet-vault’ folder’ to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  3. Add snippets via the Snippet Manager or the Snippet Vault widget in the post/page editor.
  4. Move the Snippet Vault widget to a desired place in the post/page editor and add snippets.


How large of snippets can I store and use?

Snippet Vault was designed to store and re-use single lines of short codes and html. Still, it has been tested with multi-line embeds including Google Maps embeds. Testing has revealed that large snippets such as entire div sections of HTML pages can require a little refinement for desired results.

Will Snippet Vault make my blog run slower or introduce security vulnerabilities?

Snippet Vault was written by a professional developer using proper WordPress escapes and hooks. The code has been optimized. Still, you should test the in your enviornment for performance and security concerns..

Contributors & Developers

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



  • Initial release which included live testing on MidwestSportsFans.Com and Picchore.Com.

  • Minor UI tweaking and the addition of this read me file.