Insert Special Characters

A Special Character inserter for the WordPress block editor (Gutenberg).

Ever wanted to add a special character while working within the WordPress block editor (Gutenberg) and suddenly find yourself longing for the days of the Classic Editor and the Special Character inserter? Well long no more, the Insert Special Characters plugin is here to ease your publishing woes!

Note: you can display the popover via the ctrl/cmd + o keyboard shortcut.

Development takes place in the GitHub repository.

Technical Notes

"Special Characters" option in Paragraph Block dropdown menu.

Initial special characters, showing the "Misc" character set.

Filtering the special characters via search.

Resulting inserted special character (note focus on special character, rest of window has been blurred).

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  • Requires 5.2+
  • Downloads 14,390
  • Updated 2021-08-18

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