Top 10 Cool Source Code Plugins for WordPress

Today most of the bloggers are writing on blogging theme, web designing and wordpress platforms – trouble shootings. If you have ever tried to display code within a post you will know all about the problems this can cause. That is why there are some amazing developers who create plugins to make that solve this niggly issue.

Here, in this post I have compiled a list of some of the best free wordpress source code plugins for your wordpress blogs. Now plugin is ready to use go to syntax highlighter under setting section to configure it according your need. You may be interested in the following posts: Premium Boxed WordPress Themes, Die Cut Business Cards Designs and Free Artist Themes for WordPress.

1. Enlighter – Customizable Syntax Highlighter

Enlighter is a free, easy-to-use, syntax highlighting tool for WordPress. It’s build in PHP and uses the MooTools(Javascript) based EnlighterJS to provide a beautiful code-appearance.

Enlighter - Customizable Syntax Highlighter
Enlighter – Customizable Syntax Highlighter

2. SyntaxHighlighter Evolved

SyntaxHighlighter Evolved allows you to easily post syntax-highlighted code to your site without losing it’s formatting or making any manual changes.

SyntaxHighlighter Evolved
SyntaxHighlighter Evolved

3. SyntaxHighlighter – Spacegray

A nice Color Scheme for “SyntaxHighlighter Evolved” based on “Spacegray”, the lovely Theme for Sublime Text 2/3.

SyntaxHighlighter - Spacegray
SyntaxHighlighter – Spacegray

4. Short Syntax Highlighter

Short Syntax Highlighter allows you to easily post syntax-highlighted code to your site without losing it’s formatting or making any manual changes. Without adding any JS or css file in your theme.

Short Syntax Highlighter
Short Syntax Highlighter

5. WP Code Highlight

WP Code Highlight provides syntax highlighting of source code snippets and it is W3C valid. Wrap code blocks with <pre> and </pre> It provides a code button(HTML editor) to help you insert code in articles easily.

WP Code Highlight
WP Code Highlight

6. WP-Syntax

WP-Syntax provides clean syntax highlighting using GeSHi – supporting a wide range of popular languages. It supports highlighting with or without line numbers and maintains formatting while copying snippets of code from the browser.

WP-Syntax
WP-Syntax

7. rtSyntax

A no-fuss, lightweight, fast and optimised syntax highlighter for WordPress. Super-optimised, only loads js for the language. Adds buttons to tinyMCE for ease of adding code blocks.

rtSyntax
rtSyntax

8. SyntaxHighlighter Evolved: Fortran

SyntaxHighlighter Evolved: Fortran is a plugin for self-hosted WordPress installations that adds support to Alex Mills’ (Viper007) SyntaxHighlighter Evolved plugin for the Fortran language.

SyntaxHighlighter Evolved: Fortran
SyntaxHighlighter Evolved: Fortran

9. SafeSource

Prevent Content and Source theft. Removes ‘Right Mouse Click’ Option. Removes ‘Image Save’ Options. Removes ability to highlight text anywhere on page except forms. Removes ability to ‘hold to copy’ on Mobile Devices.

SafeSource
SafeSource

10. WP Code Highlight.js

This is a wordpress plugin for highlight.js library. Highlight.js highlights syntax in code examples on any web pages. It’s very easy to use because it works automatically: finds blocks of code, detects a language, highlights it.

WP Code Highlight.js
WP Code Highlight.js