WP Syntax Highlight Pro

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Manually editing your code is now much easier with the WP Syntax Highlight! This plugin enables automatic syntax highlighting for all <pre><code>... tags in your HTML markup. Now you can convert your text (including source code) into clear, readable, and beautifully displayed HTML format.


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Jetpack Compatible: This plugin is fully compatible with the Jetpack Markdown module (highly recommended); i.e., publishing a fenced code block in Markdown is the easiest way to use this plugin.

<?php echo 'hello world'; ?>


  • Powered by Highlight.js.
  • Supports 166 languages and 70+ themes (i.e., styles).
  • Supports a custom selection of monospace fonts.
  • Supports background color overrides.
  • Support custom jQuery selectors.
  • Support custom jQuery selector exclusions.
  • Powered by JavaScript for ultra-fast client-side highlighting.
  • Compatible with raw HTML <pre><code>.
  • Compatible with Jetpack Markdown.
  • Coming soon: A [code] Shortcode for those who don't use Jetpack Markdown.

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Additional DetailsSystem Requirements

This product installs just like any other theme/plugin for WordPress. Like most of our products, it also installs the WP Sharks Core™ framework when you activate it. Our framework satisfies nearly all dependencies for you. However, you do need a shared hosting provider (we recommend the MediaTemple Grid), a VPS, or dedicated server.

WP Sharks Core Requirements

Processor 64-bit processor (or better)
PHP v7.0.4 (or higher); tested up to 7.1.3
WordPress v4.7 (or higher); tested up to 4.8-alpha

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  • Adding lazy load configuration option.
  • Adding .none to list of ignored classes.
  • Now pulling base structural styles from WS core lib.
  • Updating minimum required version of the WP Sharks Core.
  • Updating scripts/styles to bring them inline with core standards.
  • Adding integrity="" attributes to Highlight.js style/script tags.
  • Enhancing security by removing basename(__FILE__) from direct access notices.
  • Removing unnecessary lite build variation.


  • Bug fix. The wp language should be caSe-insensitive.
  • Bug fix. Should be .plain, .text (w/ comma) in the default config option value for exclusions.
  • Bug fix. Removing inherit styles in favor of Highlight.js style selection or configuration option.


  • Initial release.
  • Adding special wp language in support of shortcode syntax highlighting.
  • Many configurable options. See: Dashboard → Settings WP Sytax Highlight

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Latest Stable Release

We strongly suggest that you always run the latest stable release.

March 29th, 2017@ 1:14 pm UTC (stable)v170329.47664.zip (84.23 kbs)

Latest Bleeding Edge

Please be warned. This is beta quality. It may contain bugs or even bring down your site.

June 26th, 2017@ 6:56 pm UTC (unstable)bleeding-edge.zip

Historical Release Archive

If you're having trouble with the latest stable release, you can revert back to a previous release.

September 19th, 2016@ 5:29 am UTC (stable)v160919.19768.zip (94.5 kbs)
August 29th, 2016@ 11:41 am UTC (stable)v160829.42099.zip (92.54 kbs)

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