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WP Smilies


The plugin will generate series of clickable icon buttons for wordpress built-in smilies.

Release History

  • [1.0] 2009-01-02: 1.0 released.


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  1. Upload wp-smilies folder to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory.
  2. Activate the plugin with name WordPress Smilies in the ‘Plugins’ page under wordpress dashboard.


  1. The plugin will automatically generate the wordpress built-in smilies clickable icon buttons under the comment form.
  2. (Optional). Admin can place <?php wp_smilies();?> in theme templates to manually generate the icon buttons in case that on use theme does not support comment form hook.
  3. The HTML code are enclosed by a DIV with class name wp_smilies. Admin can add the css code for wp_smilies class to specify the visual effect.


Navigate to ‘Plugin’ menu, and deactivate ‘WordPress Smilies’.


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Contributors & Developers

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


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