Popular Syntax Highlighter Plugins For Your WordPress Site

Syntax Highlighter plugins are used for highlighting and embedding source code inside posts and pages. Here is a list of some popular syntax highlighter plugins you can use in your WordPress site.


 WordPress syntax highlighter

WP-Syntax provides is a clean syntax highlighter for embedding code within your articles. It uses GeSHi — supporting a wide range of popular languages. You can highlight code with or without the line numbers. It maintains formatting while copying snippets from browser. Additionally with this plugin you can use WP-Syntax Download Extension, its a addon for WP-Syntax plugin that makes code snippets downloadable from nice captions.

Syntax Highlighter for WordPress

SyntaxHighlighter - Alex Gorbatchev

Syntax Highlighter for WordPress is a light weight and 100% JavaScript syntax highlighter. It easily integrates SyntaxHighlighter by Alex Gorbatchev in your WordPress site. It supports AS3, Bash, C, C++, C#, ColdFusion, CSS, Delphi, diff, Erlang, Groovy, Java, JavaScript, JavaFX, Perl, PHP, Plain Text, Python, PowerShell, Ruby, Scala, SQL, VB, VB.NET, XML, and (X)HTML etc.

Syntax Highlighter Compress

Syntax Highlighter ComPress is a simple WP plugin for code syntax highlighting. This is also based on Alex Gorbatchev’s SyntaxHighlighter Script. Using this plugin code source content of different mark-up and programming languages can be easily highlighted in WordPress.

Syntax Highlighter Compress

Syntax Highlighter MT

Provides you a simple way for using Syntax Highlighter tool based on Alex Gorbatchev’s SyntaxHighlighter Script. It works like many of the others that enable the use of the Syntax Highlighter tool. Dynamic plugin loading is now available as part of the Syntax Highlighter tool, making brush configuration obsolete.

Styled Groovy code using the Django theme.

FadeToGrey theme.


Extremely fast and lightweight syntax highlighter for WordPress.Supports a wide range of programming languages.

JQuery Syntax WordPress

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