WP Glossary Hover

Description

WP Glossary Hover adds helpful tooltips to user defined glossary terms. Terms are highlighted and when hovered over shows the term definition.

Features

  • Only highlight first occurrence of term.
  • Specify if glossary terms are case sensitive.
  • Enable by post type, i.e. specify if posts, pages, etc. are parsed for terms.
  • Protect certain html tags, e.g. headers, links, quotes, etc., from being parsed for terms.
  • Uses jQuery UI Tooltips, with ability to custom various settings and themes.
  • Style highlighted terms, i.e. change color and underline style.

Screenshots

  • A screenshot of the general options tab for the plugin.
  • A screenshot of the tooltip options tab for the plugin.
  • A screenshot of the styles options tab for the plugin.
  • A screenshot of the tooltip in action.

Installation

Using The WordPress Dashboard

  1. Navigate to the ‘Add New’ in the plugins dashboard
  2. Search for ‘WP Glossary Hover’
  3. Click ‘Install Now’
  4. Activate the plugin on the Plugin dashboard

Uploading in WordPress Dashboard

  1. Navigate to the ‘Add New’ in the plugins dashboard
  2. Navigate to the ‘Upload’ area
  3. Select wp-glossary-hover.zip from your computer
  4. Click ‘Install Now’
  5. Activate the plugin in the Plugin dashboard

Using FTP

  1. Download wp-glossary-hover.zip
  2. Extract the wp-glossary-hover directory to your computer
  3. Upload the wp-glossary-hover directory to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  4. Activate the plugin in the Plugin dashboard

Contributors & Developers

“WP Glossary Hover” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

Contributors

Changelog

1.2.3

  • Fix errors in versions of php earlier than php 5.4.
  • Remove the ‘…’ when not limiting the characters in the definition.

1.2.2

  • Fix encoding between html and xml entities.

1.2.1

  • Decode html entities before adding them as xml.
  • Add new link underline style none.
  • Remove extra markup <!DOCTYPE><html><body></body></html> generated by DomDocument.
  • When limiting the number of characters in the definition tooltip, end at the end of a word, and trim all non alpha-numeric characters.

1.2.0

  • Enabled comment support for glossary terms.
  • Added to enable links to glossary term pages.
  • Added setting to limit the tooltip length.
  • Escape html sepcial characters in definition.
  • Strip tags in tooltip definition, instead of escaping tags.
  • Fix description for Enabled Post Types setting.

1.1.0

  • Fix fatal error on install.
  • Remove test code in uninstall.php.

1.0.1

  • Update README.txt.

1.0.0

  • First release of plugin.