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Simple WP Glossary


This plugin provides a glossary custom post type for you to define your glossary items. Defined terms are then displayed inline on the front end.


  • Example of a defined term on hover
  • Another example of a defined term on hover
  • The Glossary custom post type in the admin
  • Editing one of the glossary items in the admin


  1. Upload simple-wp-glossary to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory.
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress.
  3. Click on the new Glossary items menu > Add New to add your defined terms.
  4. Add a post or page with one or more of your defined terms.
  5. When viewing your post or page, hover on the term to see the definition.


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  • Initial release