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WP Plugin Banner


This plugin adds the shortcode [plugin_banner], so you can quickly and easily display the banner image from the repository for the given plugin slug.

For example, to display the banner image of this plugin you would use:
[plugin_banner slug=”wp-plugin-banner”]

By default images are not linked but if you add link=true into the argument list the image will be clickable and take the visitor the plugin page in the plugin directory.

The image status and plugin title is all pulled dynamically from the API, this data is cached for 1 week to help with performance.

List of supported attributes:
slug – The slug to the WordPress plugin (found in the URL in the plugin directory)
link – If the image should be linked to the plugin in the directory. Options: true|false (default)
title_wrapper – What HTML element to wrap the title of the plugin with. Supported: h2 (default), h3, h4, h5, em, strong, span, p


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  • Fix: Fixing CSS for browers that don’t fix markup


  • Fix: Output buffer issue causing banners to all stack at the top of the content


  • New: Initial release