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Dice Roller


Adds a simple dice roller widget that you can add to your sidebar


  1. Unzip the downloaded package
  2. Upload the folder with all files to the “/wp-content/plugins/” directory
  3. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  4. Configure your options in the ‘Widgets’ menu in WordPress.


Q: Where can I send feedback about this plugin?

A: You can comment here Dice Roller

Q: What is the difference between NdX and NeX?

A: NeX indicates that the result is from exploding dice

Q: What are exploding dice?

A: Exploding dice is a term describing a dice mechanic wherein maximum results are added and generate an additional roll

Q: Can the result of the widget be saved and not reloaded each time a page is accessed?

A: Not currently, each time the page is reloaded the result changes.

Q: Can this plugin be used as a shortcode in comments?

A: See comments here: Dice Roller


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Contributors & Developers

“Dice Roller” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.


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Change log


  • Validated as stable on WP 4.0


  • Removed center html tag in the result format as it is depreciated in HTML5


  • Added option for exploding dice
  • Added option for rerolling ones
  • Removed the 2 sided option as dangerous when combined with the exploding and reroll options combined (sends code to infinite loop)
  • Removed the 3 and 30 sided options as non-standard dice


  • Set link to be nofollow


  • Initial Release

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