SyntaxHighlighter2 allows you to easily post syntax highlighted code all without loosing it’s formatting or making an manual changes.

It supports the following languages (the alias for use in the post is listed next to the name):

  • AS3 — as, as3
  • C++ — cpp, c, c++
  • C# — c#, c-sharp, csharp
  • ColdFusion – cf, coldfusion
  • CSS — css
  • Delphi — delphi, pascal
  • Diff/Patches — diff
  • Erlang — erlang
  • Groovy — groovy
  • Java — java
  • JavaFX — javafx
  • JavaScript — js, jscript, javascript
  • Perl — perl
  • PHP — php
  • Plain text — plain
  • PowerShell — powershell
  • Python — py, python
  • Ruby — rb, ruby, rails, ror
  • Scala — scala
  • SQL — sql
  • VB — vb, vb.net
  • XML/HTML — xml, html, xhtml, xslt

This plugin uses the SyntaxHighlighter JavaScript package by Alex Gorbatchev.

Installation

  • Download the syntaxhighlighter2 plugin archive and extract it.
  • Upload syntaxhighlighter2 to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  • Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress

Plugin Usage

Just wrap your code in [sourcecode language='css']code here[/sourcecode]. The language attribute is required!

Other BBCode Methods

Find [sourcecode language='css']code here[/sourcecode] too long to type? Here’s some alternative examples:

  • [source language='css']code here[/source]
  • [code language='css']code here[/code]
  • [sourcecode lang='css']code here[/sourcecode]
  • [source lang='css']code here[/source]
  • [code lang='css']code here[/code]
  • [sourcecode='css']code here[/sourcecode]
  • [source='css']code here[/source]
  • [code='css']code here[/code]

Issues and Ideas

Please use the contact form to report any issues and the forum to share your ideas to improve this plugin.

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