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Prism Syntax Highlighter


Prism is a new lightweight, extensible syntax highlighter, built with modern web standards in mind, by
Lea Verou. This is a WordPress plugin to make it super simple to use Prism on your
WordPress site.

Features include:

  • Easy setup (install and activate the plugin and Prism is already working)
  • Settings page with Theme chooser
  • Enable/disable Prism plugins as required (all from the settings page)

For more info on the Prism plugin see the official site.


  1. Upload the wp-prism folder to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  3. Go to Settings > Prism Settings to tweak Prism


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Contributors & Developers

“Prism Syntax Highlighter” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.




  • Initial release