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WordPress plugin information shortcode

Description

Using WP Plugin Information Shortcode you can simply add information and statistics about your plugin to any page or post on your WordPress powered website.

Simply find the slug to your plugin on wordpress.org, which will be the last section of the URL, usually formatted as my-plugin-name, then add the shortcode [wpplugin slug=”my-plugin-name”] to the desired location of your blog.

Arbitrary section

Screenshots

  • The results of adding [wpplugin slug="akismet"] to a blog post.

Installation

  1. Upload the plugin files to the /wp-content/plugins/plugin-name directory, or install the plugin through the WordPress plugins screen directly.
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ screen in WordPress
  3. Add the shortcode [wpplugin slug=”my-plugin-name”] to the desired location on your blog

FAQ

Installation Instructions
  1. Upload the plugin files to the /wp-content/plugins/plugin-name directory, or install the plugin through the WordPress plugins screen directly.
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ screen in WordPress
  3. Add the shortcode [wpplugin slug=”my-plugin-name”] to the desired location on your blog
How do I find my plugin slug

Find your plugin on ‘https://wordpress.org/plugins/’, for example Buddy Press is at https://wordpress.org/plugins/buddypress/, the slug is the final part of the URL, in this case ‘buddypress’. The slug may also contain ‘-‘ hyphens.

Contributors & Developers

“WordPress plugin information shortcode” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

Contributors

Changelog

1.2

  • Updated to work with alterations to the WordPress API

1.1

  • Added a 10 minute transient cache to the shortcode response, each instance of the shortcode may now make a maximum of 6 api calls per hour to speed up page loading times.

1.0

  • Initial release