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WP Margin Notes


This plugin add a margin note to your content.
For example, if you want to add a source to your post, you can use the shortcode. You will see a margin note in the left of your content when you hover the desired text.

This plugin use the following open source javascript library by Francisco Dans :

If you want to contribute to this plugin, feel free to check the Github repository :


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This section describes how to install the plugin and get it working.

  1. Upload the plugin files to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory, or install the plugin through the WordPress plugins screen directly.
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ screen in WordPress
  3. Use the following shortcode in your post content : [margin_notes desc=”The best CMS in the world”]WordPress[/margin_notes]
  4. Or install Shortcode UI plugin (Shortcake) to get a full UI to use the shortcode


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Contributors & Developers

“WP Margin Notes” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.


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  • First stable version