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TL;DR – Too Long; Didn't Read


TL;DR – Too Long; Didn’t Read provides a small shortcut to mark an abstract.


Put the Shortcode [tldr] or [tl_dr] around an abstract written on the end of the post. You’re done.


Auto generated title:

[tldr] This is an abstract [/tldr]


Install Plugin via WordPress Install or upload the .zip file


Is there any database usage with this plugin?


Can I change the Appeareance of the link an abstract?

Of course you can!

Using your own styles: Create a CSS file named ‘screen_custom.css’ in the ‘css/’ folder of the plugin. This will be taken as style file instead.

Alternatively you can overwrite single properties with your default stylesheet:

‘.tldr-section – The Wrapper for the .tldr-list’ ‘.tldr-list – UL which holds one LI with a link to the TL;DR-Section’ ‘.tldr-link – The link to the bottom, contains a span with a arrow pointing down’ ‘.tldr – DIV-Wrapper for the TL;DR section, usually bold text’ ‘.tldr-text – SPAN-Wrapper for the “TL;DR:” line before the text’


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“TL;DR – Too Long; Didn't Read” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.




  • More documentation added


  • First version.