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. Highlighted Code Embed


Allows easy embedding of code stored on Code coloring can be customized using themes. Release 1.1 now also supports displaying snipts in RSS and ATOM feeds.

In future releases, you will be able to modify themes on a color by color basis. This is actually already possible using the snipt js embed with styling options.


  • There are already a variety of preset themes available for you to choose from when creating your snippets browse themes.
  • An example of a snipt in a post using the "Traditional" theme.


  1. Upload snipt_org_embed.php to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  3. If your snipt URL is to embed it in your post simply use [embed_snipt:123]


Do I need a account?

Heck no! If you have a twitter account you can use that to create a snipt box … but its not required 😉

What will be in future updates of this plugin?

Future updates will include an options panel to allow you to customize the appearance of embedded code.

My snipts aren’t showing up in my RSS feed!

If you use RSS1 to distribute your content you will only see a text link pointing to your code on If you use RSS2 or ATOM you should see the full snipt.

Contributors & Developers

“ Highlighted Code Embed” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.




  • Added support for snipts in RSS feeds.


  • First version of code embed plugin