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Text Tags Shortcode


Plugin for Classic WordPress Editor. Gives an ability to add tags like span, cite, em etc. to the words of the text Classic Editor.

Put some text beetween the shortcodes to wrap it.

[span]Some text[/span]
[cite]Some text[/cite]
[em]Some text[/em]
[accent]Some text[/accent]
[textarea]Some text[/textarea]
[empty]Some text[/empty] (for temporarily delete content)
[button]add here a standart link[/button]


  • Buttons in the standart Wordpress editor


How to install the plugin and get it working.

  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


How to add the tag?

You may find buttons (span, cite, em etc.) in the standart WordPress editor. Aslo you may write shortcodes by hand s like in the examples above.

How to add the button?

Write button tag by hands or click corresponding icon on the tools panel, then insert link between shortcodes ([button]put link here[/button]) by standart link tool.


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  • Fixed shortcode in shortcode issue


  • Added “button” shortcode


  • First beta version


  • First alpha version