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Easily add footnotes to any and all of your WordPress pages and posts with the CreativeMinds WordPress footnotes plugin. 2023 Improved Version
The WordPress Footnotes plugin allows you to easily add footnotes and citations to any page or post on your WordPress site.
This footnotes plugin lets users customize powerful footnotes, images, styles and citations to your site content and cite sources of your material with a user friendly in-page meta box.
The footnotes plugin supports adding multiple footnotes to any page or post on a WordPress site. Also, users have the ability to hide or collapse footnotes quickly and easily.
This footnotes plugin creates a central index of all footnotes on one page for easy user navigation. The page displays your custom footnotes next to any related pages or posts.
Basic Footnotes Plugin Features
- Add a footnote to every page or post, or custom post types.
- Customize the basic footnote style and design.
- Footnotes can be placed anywhere in the post or page using a shortcode.
- Specify unique footnote link symbols for each definition.
- Supports autoscrolling from the footnote link to the definition at the bottom of the page
Pro Version Features
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- Supports backlinks to footnotes from definitions at the bottom of the page.
- Extended styling settings for footnote links, footnote list at the bottom of the page and for tooltips.
- Add dashicons to every footnote. These are displayed next to the definition at the bottom of the page, making your articles much more attractive.
- Add external links to each footnote definition.
- Display definitions in posts and pages as nice-looking tooltips.
How to Use the Footnotes Plugin
Mark your page or post text and create footnotes to show citation information. You can choose to display those endnotes on all pages and customize the central index page.
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- Upload the plugin folder to the
- Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
- Define your footnote terms under the footnote menu item in the administration interface. The title of the page should be the term. The body content should be the definition.
- Create a main footnote page (example “Footnote”) with no body content if you wish to. If you do not create this page then your terms will still be highlighted but there will not be a central listing of all your terms.
- In the plugin’s dashboard preferences, enter the main footnote page’s id (optional as above)
- There are a handful of other optional preferences available in the dashboard.
Note: You must have a call to wp_head() in your template in order for the footnote js and css to work properly. If your theme does not support this you will need to link to these files manually in your theme (not recommended).
Contributors & Developers
“CM Footnotes” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.Contributors
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Release Date: 21st Mar 2023
* Update package info
Release Date: 23th Nov 2022
* Fixed the bug when displaying the footnotes on the archive/blog/home page
Release Date: 9th Nov 2022
* Replace Internal support links