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Simple Expand


Usage of the expand shortcode:
[expand title=”My title”]
The content goes here.

And wrap up with a closing expand tag.


  • Sample of the closed Simple Expand.
  • Sample of the open Simple Expand with html tags inside.


  1. Upload “/simple-expand/” to the “/wp-content/plugins/” directory.
  2. Activate the plugin through the “Plugins” menu in WordPress.
  3. Place [expand] shortcodes on your page.


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“Simple Expand” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.


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Change log


  • Added support for youtube and other iframe embeds inside expand tag (also WP built in embeds)


  • Added support for shortcode in expand tag


  • Initial release.