Execute PHP in WordPress post, page and Widget Sidebar

If you are still struggling on how to insert PHP Codes inside particular blog post, page or a widget sidebar for execution; the following tutorial is for you.

 

 

 

Executing PHP codes in WordPress Page/Post

 

Installation

 

  1. Download phpexec.txt
  2. Rename phpexec.txt to phpexec.php
  3. Upload to /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  4. Activate the plug-in from WordPress administration menu

 

Usage

 

Anywhere in your post/pages where you want to execute a PHP Codes, insert <phpcode> before your php codes and </phpcode> your php codes.

 

  1. <phpcode>
  2.     <?php
  3.         echo “Current date and time: “;
  4.         echo date(“l dS of F Y h:i:s A”);
  5.     ?>
  6. </phpcode>

 

Security

 

If you are running a blog with multiple users, you need to determine who can run this plug-in. Alter the settings in your Administration Menu. Options -> PHPExec

 

Executing PHP codes in WordPress widget sidebar

 

Installation

 

  1. Download the plugin.
  2. Rename execphp.txt to execphp.php
  3. Upload to /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  4. Activate the plug-in from WordPress administration menu

 

Usage

 

This plug-in work like a normal text widget except that it allows execution of PHP Codes. You can create up to 9 instances of this widget.

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