BibleGateway Links Shortcode

Downloads: 2173

Shortcode for linking Bible references to a BibleGateway page. Links open in a small popup window. Adds a convenient editor button for inserting the shortcode.
New in 0.1.3: Settings page to set Bible version and Bible search service. Both can be overridden via filters.

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Download

Latest version: Download BibleGateway Links Shortcode v0.1.7 [zip]

Installation

  1. Upload the biblegateway-search-shortcode directory to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory.
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress.
  3. Add the shortcode to a WordPress entry: [biblegateway passage="John 3:16" display="For God so loved the world..."] or use the convenient editor buttons.

FAQ

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A.

  • If you run into a problem or have a question, contact me (contact form or @jtsternberg on twitter). I’ll add them here.
  • To use YouVersion instead of BibleGateway, you can add this filter:
    add_filter( ‘dsgnwrks_bible_service’, ‘dsgnwrks_use_youversion’ );
    function dsgnwrks_use_youversion() {
    return ‘youversion’;
    }
  • To use English Standard Version instead of NIV, you can add this filter:
    apply_filters( ‘dsgnwrks_bible_version’, ‘dsgnwrks_use_version_kjv’ )
    function dsgnwrks_use_version_kjv() {
    return ‘kjv’;
    }

Changelog

0.1.7

  • Bug fix: Links were opening two new browser tabs in some scenarios.
  • Bug fix: Update youversion’s search url.
  • New Feature: Option to use the bible.org scripture highlighter. This will automatically search your page for scripture references and link them.

0.1.6

  • Bug fix: Settings page was only visible to Network Admins. Changed to be visible to standard Admins.

0.1.5

  • Bug fixes, and filters available for each option.

0.1.4

  • Popup window is centered and YouVersion window is smaller (formatting is better).

0.1.3

  • Now with settings page to set Bible version and Bible search service. Both can be overridden with filters.

0.1.2

  • Added a filter to be able to change the Bible version. It defaults to NIV.

0.1.1

  • Add filters to be able to change the Bible service and Bible service url. A YouVersion service is built in, but Bible Gateway is the default.

0.1.0

  • Launch.

Screenshots

  1. 1) Place cursor where you want the reference, 2) Enter reference, 3) Optionally enter alternate text for display, 3) OK!

    1) Place cursor where you want the reference, 2) Enter reference, 3) Optionally enter alternate text for display, 3) OK!

  2. 1) Highlight reference, 2) Optionally enter alternate text for display, 3) OK!

    1) Highlight reference, 2) Optionally enter alternate text for display, 3) OK!

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