This plug-in adds download facility to
WP-Syntax, putting a
pretty caption to each syntax highlighted code snippet, which contains
a permalink anchor and a couple of action buttons: “raw” and
The usage is easy. You just put an attibute
<pre> element and the snippet will have a caption.
I strongly recommend that you use the TinyMCE Valid
plug-in to make the non-standard attributes of the
treated as valid and get preserved in the visual editor. Configure it
so that the
pre element can have the following attributes:
You can alter the visual style of captions with CSS via admins menu.
This plug-in was first developed for PHP 5.2.12 and is currently
tested only with 5.4. It will never work with PHP 4.
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wp-syntax-download-extensiondirectory to the
Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress. Of
cource you have to have WP-Syntax activated as well.
Add an attribute
<presnippet that you want to make downloadable.
Adjust the design of captions with CSS via admins menu.
Q. This plug-in does not work with WP-Syntax <some old
A. No surprise. This plug-in depends on WP-Syntax’s internals. Fix
it yourself or upgrade WP-Syntax.
Q. This plug-in does not work with WP-Syntax <the latest
A. Bad surprise to me. This plug-in depends on WP-Syntax’s internals.
Fix it yourself or wait until I fix it.
Q. How do you customize the styles of the code?
A. Amongst the options I am using the WP-Syntax
Contributors & Developers
“WP-Syntax Download Extension” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.Contributors
Interested in development?
Add support for a file name with directory separators.
Automatically suppress W3TC comments in raw/download output.
Update for WP-Syntax 1.0, dropping support for 0.9.13 and prior.
Update for WP-Syntax 0.9.13, dropping support for 0.9.12 and prior.
Take care of extended_valid_elements of TinyMCE.
Fix a bug where the CSS is not read.
Follow the critical change made in WP-Syntax 0.9.11, which is now the
least requirement version. As a bonus, WordPress 3.0 or later is
Do not fail when WP-Syntax is not installed or activated.
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