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.



This plugin escapes all text inside code tags so you don’t have to worry about converting code to HTML characters (e.g. >‘s to >‘s). The contents of code tags inside posts and comments are run through php’s htmlspecialchars.


  1. Unzip
  2. Upload wp_codeshield.php to wp-content/plugins.
  3. Activate in the Plugins menu.

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


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