As of the release of 4.3, WordPress removed the “Formatting” section from the Writing settings. Included in there was the option to turn off WordPress’s default action to convert text emoticons to image smilies. This plugin does the same thing as unchecking the “convert to smilies” box that used to be available via the settings.
- Upload the
keep-emoticons-as-textdirectory to the
- Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
Does this add any overhead to WordPress?
No, it’s one line of code. It’s being posted as a plugin for convenience for those who don’t want to edit their theme functions file.
Contributors & Developers
“Keep Emoticons as Text” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.Contributors
Interested in development?
- Initial release