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WoWHead Tooltips


Add tooltips from “WoWHead” (, useful for blogs etc. about World of Warcraft.


  • (1). Upload everything inside .zip to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
    1. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress


Where is the data coming from?

All data for the tooltips is loaded from http://* (WoWHead) and the JS script is loaded from

How to use?

Since v2.0.0
Use the shortcode [wowhead id=”[ITEMID]”] to automatically add an item. Method below also works, but is not recommended.
Before v2.0.0
Create a link to any item etc. on WoWHead ex. [Mote of Harmony] and it will automatically transform into a tooltip.


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Contributors & Developers

“WoWHead Tooltips” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.


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  • 2.0.1 Version bump
  • 2.0.0 Added shortcode, fixed styles, url names are fixed automatically.
  • 1.0.0 Initial plugin release