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Gist API Code insert


Unlike the standard embedding method that use script like this

<script src=""></script>

to embed gist code, Gist API Code insert plugin inserts code directly in to your posts using simple shortcode and highlights it with prism code highlighter.


Add all files from a gist:

[apCI id="123456789"]

Add single file from a gist:

[apCI id="123456789" file="filename.php"]

Add single file from a gist with raw file link:

[apCI id="123456789" file="filename.php" raw="yes" ]


  • Plugin`s shortcode button in WP classic editor
  • Highlighted code example from gist api via shortcode


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


Where I can find shortcode button?
  • You can find shortcode button in your classic code editor`s tool bar.


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  • Initial plugin release.