Top 5 wordpress syntax highlighter plugin

list of  Top five WordPress syntax highlighter plugin which helps to highlight your programming codes snippets like Html, php, Javascript and many more languages..

List of  WordPress Syntax highlighter plugin

#1 Crayon Syntax Highlighter

wordpress syntax highlighter

One of the best plugin with lots of features and different themes to highlight your codes with different styles and color you can add your own color to highlight codes. Crayon supports most of the languages and url to highlight even it support mixed languages to show.crayon plugin supports bbPress 2, Include many features like :

  • Toggled plain code
  • Toggled line numbers
  • Copy/paste code
  • Open code in a new window (pop up)
  • Line wrapping
  • Code expanding
  • Minimizing

Download : Crayon Syntax Highlighter

#2 syntax highlighter

SyntaxHighlighter Enolved plugin

One of the best plugin for highlight code snippet develop by Alex Gorbachev. Display codes into post Simple and Clean , Also allow to show code in new tab so it makes easy to copy/paste code, and allow print code feature .one of the best feature is you can highlight important points in code snippet Such as on above snapshot of code snippet you can see line 12 which highlighted. so its make developer easy to point out main codes.

Download : SyntaxHighlighter Evolved

#3 syntax-highlighter-compress

syntex Highlighter compress

Another Syntax highlighter plugin based on Alex Gorbachev’s code.

Plugin supports  mark-up or programming are: AppleScript, ActionScript3, Bash/shell, ColdFusion, C#, C++, CSS, Delphi, Diff, Erlang, Groovy, JavaScript, Java, JavaFX, Perl, PHP, Plain Text, Python, Ruby, Scala, SQL, Visual Basic and XML.

If you want put long code into one page so it can difficult to handle but this plugin solve your problem it allows to put different codes in one page with scroll bar so it makes easy to put long code.As you can see it snapshot. Plugin available in three language English, German and Romanian.

Download :- Syntax Highlighter Compress

#4 fv codehighlighter

Fv code Highlighter Plugin

fv codehighlighter plugin is Allow to highlight Code snippets with Adobe’s Dreamweaver style and color scheme which look awesome and very easy to readable. This plugin supports the highlighting of php, HTML, JavaScript, CSS and XML language. Also supports long codes.

Download : fv-code-highlighter

#5 wp syntax

wp-syntax plugin

One of the very simple and clean syntax highlighter plugin for those who dont have too many codes into post.This Plugin include most of languages to show code snippet with two different style. if you want simple syntax highlighter plugin so this is best choice.

Download : Wp-Syntax

I like to use crayon syntax highlighter plugin which plugin you choose for your website?


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  1. Nice, thanks for this list, I’ve been using Crayon for awhile now, as it seemed like it was the best one out of the bunch.

    I like how it adds a button into the menu strip so you can easily click it and paste your code, and select your language 😀

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