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WP Advanced Code Editor


WP Advanced Code Editor integrates the EasyArea advanced code editor into WordPress. This adds real time syntax highlighting, line numbering, full screen editing, and more to the code editor in the “Add New Post” and “Add New Page” screens.


  • A view of the advanced editor in action.


Upload the plugin folder containing both files to wp-content/plugins/ and activate from the Plugin administrative menu.

Note: The WYSIWYG editor must be completely disabled for this plugin to work. Of course, since you want an advanced code editor you shouldn’t be using that anyway!


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Contributors & Developers

“WP Advanced Code Editor” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.