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WP Pinboard


Adds a shortcode to display bookmarks in your content, widgets, or templates. Public feeds can be filtered by usernames or tags.

URL Patterns

The URL patterns for public bookmarks look like this:


You can filter bookmarks by combining a username with tags:


You can filter bookmarks by up to three tags:


Please note that the URL must begin with

Usage Examples

Basic Example:


Advanced Example:

  • description: Whether to show of hide the description of the bookmark. Default ‘show’.
  • tags: Whether to show of hide the tags of the bookmark. Default ‘show’.
  • date: Whether to show of hide the date of the bookmark. Default ‘show’.
  • user: Whether to show of hide the username of the bookmark. Default ‘show’.
  • count: The number of bookmarks to display (max: 400). Default 20.
  • orderby: How to sort the bookmarks. Accepts ‘title’, ‘date’, or ‘random’. Default ‘date’.
    [wp_pinboard description=”show” tags=”show” user=”show” date=”show” count=”20″ orderby=”date”][/wp_pinboard]

Text Widget Example:

You can print bookmarks using a text widget like so:

Template Example:

You can also print bookmarks directly in a template like so:


This section describes how to install the plugin and get it working.

  1. Upload the wp-pinboard/ directory to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress


Does this plugin cache the list of bookmarks?

Yes, lists are cached for one hour. If necessary, you can manually refresh a list of bookmarks. Adding a get variable (?wppb-refresh=1) to the URL of a page will refresh the cache of any lists of bookmarks on that particular page.


August 27, 2017 1 reply
Used the shortcode in two sidebar widgets, it works, seems fine. I like the ability to change parameters (show/hide user, order by random, limit the no). Thank you!
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  • First release.