WP Humans.txt


The plugin generates a virtual humans.txt file complying with the specifications
at humanstxt.org. The virtual file is located at
WordPress Install/humans.txt. The plugin is fast, lightweight and
straightforward to use.


  • Generates a virtual humans.txt, no physical file is created on disk.
  • Optional author link to be inserted in the html head section.
  • Optional humans.txt button to be inserted in the wp footer.
  • Provides an editor within WordPress admin to edit the humans.txt ‘file’.
  • Dynamic template tags.
  • Outputs as plain text, with utf-8 encoding.
  • The editor allows the usage of the tab key for convenient editing.
  • Uses WordPress’ system for on screen help documentation.
  • Clean uninstall.

Related Links


  • The admin screen to control the plugin.
  • The built in help texts available from the admin screen.



  1. Install the plugin either via the WordPress.org plugin directory, or by
    uploading the files to your server (in the /wp-content/plugins/ directory).
  2. Activate the plugin through the Plugins menu in WordPress.
  3. Go to Settings -> WP humans.txt and setup your info.


  1. Deactivate the plugin in the Plugins menu in WordPress.
  2. After Deactivation a Delete link appears below the plugin name, follow the
    link and confim with Yes, Delete these files.
  3. This will delete all the plugin files from the server as well as erasing all
    options the plugin has stored in the database.


Where can I get support?

This is a free plugin, so support is not guaranteed. Post your question in the
support forum and help might be provided by the developer or by the community.
Support Forum

How can I contribute?

You can contribute with Bug Reports, Feature Requests or Pull Requests. Please
take a moment to review the guidelines for contributing.

Contributors & Developers

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



Version 1.0.6 – 19 Dec 2015

  • Fixes PHP notice message in WordPress debug mode.
  • Bumps minimum required PHP version to 5.3.

Version 1.0.5 – 18 Dec 2015

  • Implements dynamic template tags.

Version 1.0.4 – 15 Dec 2015

  • Adjusts text domain and plugin slug to be compatible with language packs.

Version 1.0.3 – 14 Dec 2015

  • Updates translatable strings to be Language Pack compatible.

Version 1.0.2 – 11 Sep 2014

  • Added Swedish translation.

Version 1.0.1 – 17 Apr 2014

  • Bugfix: Asset files were not loaded if folder name was changed.

Version 1.0 – 16 Apr 2013

  • Adds a button to the plugin admin to quickly view the current humans.txt.
  • Adds an insert button for a base template to the plugin admin.
  • Adds more help sections and elaborates more on the help texts available from
    the admin screen.
  • Adds content type to the author meta link.
  • Changes the plugin name to use capital H.

Version 0.3 – 16 Apr 2013

  • Adds author link to the html head section.
  • Adds selection of humans.txt buttons to display in the wp_footer, linking to
    the humans.txt file.
  • Adds notification message when settings are updated.

Version 0.2 – 11 Apr 2013

  • Adds check so WordPress is properly configured for permalink rewrites.
  • Adds help documentation within the plugin admin.

Version 0.1 – 11 Apr 2013

  • Initial Release.