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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.

It provides a brush designed to work with the SyntaxHighlighter Evolved WordPress plugin. To be able to use this plugin, you will need to have the SyntaxHighlighter Evolved plugin installed.

For a live demo, see this plugin’s homepage.


  • This is a sample image of the plugin in action applied to Fortran code.


In order to use SyntaxHighlighter Evolved: Fortran, you must first install SyntaxHighlighter Evolved.

  1. Extract all files from
  2. Upload the syntaxhighlighter-evolved-fortran directory to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  3. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  4. Wrap code you want highlighted in [fortran] tags

Alternatively, you can install the plugin from within your WordPress Dashboard by navigating to Plugins > Add New, and from there searching for ‘SyntaxHighlighter Evolved: Fortran’.

Plugin Usage

Wrap your code in

</code> tags like so:
    [sourcecode language="fortran"]
        your code here

Or wrap your code in [fortran] tags like so:
your code here

The shortcodes accept a wide variety of parameters. For details, see the bottom of the SyntaxHighlighter Evolved's settings page.


The code is just being displayed raw. It isn’t being converted into a code box or anything. What’s wrong?

Make sure your theme’s footer.php file has <?php wp_footer(); ?> somewhere inside of it, otherwise the plugin won’t work.


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Contributors & Developers

“SyntaxHighlighter Evolved: Fortran” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.




  • This update switches the brush file to Shawn Chin’s Fortran brush. Provides support for Fortran 77, 95, and 2003, as well as some proprietary functions. Updated version does a much better job selecting key words to highlight.
  • Updated readme.txt to better comply with validation rules


  • Initial release