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Footnotes Plugin for WordPress by CreativeMinds

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Easily add multiple footnotes to your WordPress posts and pages with our fully customizable WordPress footnotes plugin.

Footnotes Plugin for WordPress Description

The WordPress Footnotes plugin supports adding footnotes to any page or post on your WordPress site to add reference information and to clarify the text

Footnote Symbol

The footnotes plugin allows users to create footnotes, endnotes, bibliography notes, footnotes citations, footnotes images and more for individual posts and pages on your WordPress site

Upon adding an endnote a symbol will appear near the term. Clicking on the symbol will then lead to the footnote definition

Post Section Showing Footnote Symbol Above Term. Clicking On Symbol takes to the Footnote Definition found at the bottom of the Post
Post Section Showing Footnote Symbol Above Term. Clicking On Symbol takes to the Footnote Definition found at the bottom of the Post

Post Footnotes Definitions Widget

The Footnotes plugin supports adding multiple footnotes to any post or page on your WordPress site, as well as the ability to hide or collapse footnote text. Our Footnotes plugin can be customized to fit the look and brand of your site.
A widget showing at the bottom of the post with the related footnotes definitions
A widget showing at the bottom of the post with the related footnotes definitions

Footnotes Index

All footnotes can be viewed from a central index page that displays all your footnotes each with a list of all related posts in which they appear

You can import or export footnotes between different sites using the CSV format

Footnotes Index Containing Links to Posts Where Footnotes are Used
Footnotes Index Containing Links to Posts Where Footnotes are Used

Watch our online WordPress Footnotes plugin tutorial

Using the WordPress Footnotes Plugin

  • Add footnotes to any page or post on your WordPress site
  • Add citations for post sources
  • Build an index of all your site footnotes or citations
  • Import or export footnotes between sites
  • Build a database of footnotes for selected terms or content and use them across your site

How the WordPress Footnotes Plugin Works

Easily Adding Footnotes

Once the WordPress footnotes plugin is installed and activated, a new meta box will be added to each page or post, allowing you to mark areas of the text and create footnotes or citations to display additional information

You can choose whether to display those footnotes on all pages, or only show them on selected pages and posts

Adding an endnote from Every Post Or Page Editing Screen
Adding an endnote from Every Post Or Page Editing Screen

Customize Footnote Style

Once a post is displayed a sign will appear next to the selected text which will take user to the bottom of the post where the footnotes appear. You can customize the sign and the footnotes appearance
Footnote Style Settings
Footnote Style Settings

Footnotes Plugin Additional Resources

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Footnotes Plugin Basic Features

  • Easily add a footnote from every page or post
  • Customize the footnote style

Footnotes Plugin Premium Features

Please check the user guide to learn more about this plugin

  • Add Footnotes and Citations to WordPress posts – Add footnotes with the click of a button inside any post or page. Each footnote can be defined to appear only locally, globally or on selected posts or pages. View screenshot: CM Footnotes – Meta box in each page or post
  • Footnotes Style – Footnotes can be placed anywhere in the post or page using a shortcode. The styling of the footnote is defined in the plugin settings. View screenshot: CM Footnote – Example of footnotes in a post
  • Footnotes Index – All footnotes that appear on the site can be displayed on the index page with all the related articles in which the footnotes are used. View acreenshot: Footnotes Index Page
  • Footnotes Customization – Customize different aspects of the footnotes look and feel from the plugin settings. View screenshot: CM Footnotes – More Footnote settings
  • Footnotes Metabox – Easily define footnotes and citations within a customizable meta box on your page or post. View screenshot: CM Footnotes – Meta box in each page or post
  • Footnotes Range – Define where your footnotes are displayed across your WordPress site. It can be shown only in one post, a group of posts or across all the site. View screenshot: CM Footnotes – Footnote properties
  • Local Footnotes using a Shortcode – You can use a shortcode on any post or page to add a local footnote which will only appear on that post and will not be recorded in the footnotes database table
  • Add Images to footnotes – Add a featured image to each footnote. The featured image will show up next to the footnote at the bottom of the post
  • Import and Export – Export and import your footnotes across sites
  • Custom posts support – Support any custom post
  • Synonyms support – Add a synonym to any footnote term so once the synonym is found it will be linked to your footnote
  • Paged post support – If the page includes pagination, footnotes will also support linking to the correct post page

Footnotes Plugin Frequently Asked Questions

Please check the user guide to learn more about this plugin

Still have questions? Send us a message and we will reply within 24 hours.

 

 

Footnotes Plugin Video Gallery

CM Footnotes Promotional VideoCM Footnotes plugin for WordPress

Footnotes Plugin Online Demo

2015-12-18_22-26-56This demo shows how an article can include footnotes at the bottom of it and links to the footnotes in the terms found inside the article

Article with Footnotes Live Demo

2015-12-18_22-26-56This demo shows how an article can include footnotes at the bottom of it and links to the footnotes in the terms found inside the article

Second Article with Footnotes

2015-12-18_22-27-29This demo shows an index containing all footnotes used in the site with reference to the article in which they have been used

Footnotes Index Demo

Customers Sites using the Footnotes Plugin

Footnotes Plugin Video Gallery

Version 1.2.7 26th Sep 2017

  • Added the option to disable the Automatic Footnotes Display on page (allows to display only in Widget etc)
  • Added the link from the Footnote table symbol to the place where the term appears on the page

Version 1.2.6 12th June 2017

  • Added the HTML support for Simple Footnotes
  • Fixed the bugs with adding Footnotes through modal
  • Added the option to change the priority of the filter outputting the Simple Footnotes

Version 1.2.5 10th May 2017

  • Fixed the problem with the plugin after updating from the Free version
  • Updated the Licensing Package

Version 1.2.4 22nd April 2017

    Fixed some small bugs

Version 1.2.3 18th March 2017

  • Fixed the unexpected behavior/bug from last update

Version 1.2.2 17th March 2017

  • Add option to choose how to use line break

Version 1.2.1 12th March 2017

  • Fixed parsing function that removed paragraphs (

    tags) and/or line breaks from posts on the front-end

Version 1.2.0 4th Oct 2016

  • Added the new type of simple footnotes – added with the [cm_simple_footnote id=”X”] shortcode
  • Fixed the bug in the footnotes preview
  • Fixed some small bugs

Version 1.1.9 7th Aug 2016

  • Updated the Licensing API

Version 1.1.8 28th June 2016

  • Fixed the bug stopping the footnotes from appearing when their display setting is “Display on all pages”
  • Fixed the bug causing the footnotes loaded by the id not having their content displayed

Version 1.1.7 9th June 2016

  • Fixed the bug stopping the “Footnote Add” metabox from appearing on custom post types
  • Added the option to add the footnote with the shortcode [cm_custom_footnote content=”term description”] term [/cm_custom_footnote]

Version 1.1.6 22th May 2016

  • Update licensing version and dashboard

Version 1.1.5 19th April 2016

  • Security fixes based on advisory
  • Additional optimization and bug fixes

Version 1.1.4 15th April 2016

  • Big performance optimization (reduced memory amount used, number of queries, and loading times)

Version 1.1.3 20th March 2016

  • Updated licensing api support

Version 1.1.2 9th Mar 2016

  • Added the option to display the preview of the Footnotes on post/page edit

Version 1.0.9 14th Feb 2016

  • Fixed bugs

Version 1.0.10 25th Feb 2016

  • Added automatic updates from plugin dashboard
  • Replaced plugin admin interface including license activation and userguide

Version 1.0.8 28th Jan 2016

  • Fixed bugs and css issues

Version 1.0.7 13th Dec 2015

  • Minor Changes in licensing system

Version 1.0.6 20th Nov 2015

  • Fixed the mb_stringtolower
  • Fixed the bug with the link in the notice
  • Added the Non-SSL option to licensing
  • Removed the “AddOns” tab when not needed

Version 1.0.4 19th Nov 2015

  • Ensured the WordPress 4.4 compatibility
  • Small fix to the licensing package

Version 1.0.3 11th Nov 2015

  • Removed the parsing in the textareas
  • Removed the parsing in the style blocks
  • Fixed the bug in the BuddyPress group creation/editing
  • Fixed method of using synonyms

Version 1.0.2 23rd July 2015

  • Fix RegEX bug not support numbers

Version 1.0.1 14th July 2015

  • Fixed bugs related to the editor

Plugin First Release 20th April 2015