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Related External Links


Here are some features:

  • Easy to setup
  • Up to five external links per post
  • Can display in widget or use shortcode ([related-links]) in your post

If you’d like to participate in the plugin development feel free to contact me, I’ll be glad to share some thoughts and guide you into the current development stage.


  • A new section in the Edit Post form.
  • Here's the result (the lower part)


  1. Upload directory contents to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  3. Check out your sidebar widgets configuration and edit posts form
  4. If you’d like to use the shortcode it’s [related-links]


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Contributors and Developers

“Related External Links” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.


Change Log


7.04.2009. Added multilingual support. Thanks to bluebird2 ( )


31.03.2009. Added the [related-links] shortcode capability


6.03.2009. Just starting…