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Highlight Text


Spice up your text by giving it a color highlight.

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October 8, 2020 1 reply
This is just what I needed. Lightweight, easy to use, intuitive.
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Change log


  • Bumps minimum required WP version to 5.7.
  • Make plugin compatible with WP 5.9.


  • Bumps minimum required WP version to 5.5.
  • Updates button icon.
  • Render button with other RichText formatters.


  • Make sure plugin is ready for WP 5.5.


  • Initial release.