WordPress Plugin: WordPress


This WordPress plugin adds a shortcode for embedding WordPress plugin information into pages and posts.


The WordPress shortcode allows information to be gathered about a WordPress plugin, such as ratings, download stats, description, versions and requirements.


  • slug: A WordPress plugin slug
  • Cache: Cache time in minutes, if not included, the default cache time of 1 minute will be used

Basic usage

[f13-wordpress slug="classic-widgets"]
Rating: (4.9/5 from 245 rating)
Description:Classic Widgets is an official plugin maintained by the WordPress team that restores the previous (“classic”) WordPress widgets settings screens. It will be supported and maintained to 202...
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Version:0.3Requires WordPress:4.9+Tested with WordPress:6.4.3Requires PHP:+Created:May 5, 2021Last updated:November 9, 2023 4:42pm

Cache timeout

Including a custom cache time in minutes (1440 minutes = 24 hours):

[f13-wordpress slug="classic-editor" cache="1440"]
Rating: (4.9/5 from 1155 rating)
Description:Classic Editor is an official plugin maintained by the WordPress team that restores the previous (“classic”) WordPress editor and the “Edit Post” screen. It makes it possible t...
classic editordisabledisable gutenbergeditorgutenberg
Version:1.6.3Requires WordPress:4.9+Tested with WordPress:6.4.3Requires PHP:5.2.4+Created:October 24, 2017Last updated:November 9, 2023 4:38pm

Error handling

Should you enter a non existing slug, or a plugin is removed from the WordPress directory, a “soft” error will be shown allowing you to see that the repository could not be found without displaying general PHP errors.

[f13-wordpress slug="a-non-existent-plugin" cache="1440"]
Error: Plugin not found.


F13 WordPress shortcode

An example output of the F13 WordPress shortcode.

F13 WordPress requirements

Example requirements output of F13 WordPress plugins shortcode.

F13 WordPress error

An example “soft” error generated by F13 WordPress


Installing is as simple as 1,2,3 –

Via wordpress

  1. Navigate to WP Admin > Plugins > Add New
  2. Search for ‘F13 WordPress’
  3. Install and activate


  1. download the source code
  2. upload the ‘f13-wordpress’ folder to your ‘wp-content/plugins’ folder
  3. activate the plugin in wp-admin


GitHub repository: f13dev/f13-wordpress
Created: October 20, 2021 - 06:42pm
Last commit: October 30, 2021 - 09:10am
Forks: 0
Open issues: 0
Stars: 0
Watchers: 0
Description: N/A
git clone https://github.com/f13dev/f13-wordpress


Rating: (0/5 from 0 rating)
Description:Add a formatted plugin information box using simple shortcodes to your website. Transient cache can be utilised allowing for faster page loading times and less API calls in excahnge for delayed update...
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Version:1.0.2Requires WordPress:5.0+Tested with WordPress:5.8.9Requires PHP:7.0+Created:October 22, 2021Last updated:October 30, 2021 6:05am

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