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HTM Custom Areas


Have you ever wanted to allow your site users to add content to your site without giving them full access to all of the posts? Well now you can with HTM Custom Areas for wordpress.
This plugin allows the administrator to select which user types can create custom area posts, the administrator can then use the shortcode icon on the editor to insert the custom post
content inside of their own posts. To add this to a sidebar the administrator can create a text widget and place the shortcode inside of this.

Arbitrary section


  • The custom areas menu items.
  • The custom areas option page
  • The creation form for a new custom area
  • The shortcode insertion dialog


  1. Upload the folder htm_customareas to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  3. Configure the plugin options under the ‘custom areas’ menu item
  4. Create custom areas then output them using the shortcode icon on the editor toolbar on a post.


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Change log


  • Initial version