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WPIDE is an advanced File Manager & Code Editor for WordPress. You can edit any files in your wp-content folder, not just plugins and themes. Code completion will help you remember your WordPress/PHP commands providing function reference along the way. Edit multiple files with the tabbed editor.

Video Overview:

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  • File Manager
  • File Tree
  • Customizable Root Path
  • Create new files and directories
  • Download files / folders (Batch support)
  • Upload files / folders using drag n drop (Batch support)
  • Zip / Unzip files and folders (Batch support)
  • Deep search for files / folders by keyword
  • Calculate folder size
  • Advanced File Editor
  • Editor Line numbers
  • Editor Find + Replace
  • Editor Syntax highlighting
  • Editor Highlight Matching Parentheses
  • Editor Automatic Indentation + Code Folding
  • Editor keyboard commands / shortcuts
  • Tabbed interface for editing multiple files
  • WordPress and PHP code auto-completion
  • PHP code parsing and validation
  • PHP file backup before saving
  • File Recovery Wizard
  • Using WordPress filesystem API
  • Beautiful Image Gallery
  • Video / Audio Media Player


Pro Features:

  • File Editor

    -- Toggle Full Screen Editor Mode

  • Advanced Image Editor

-- Resize / Crop Images -- Apply filters -- Add Frames / Corners -- Add Text / Stickers -- Add Patterns / Gradients

  • Database Manager

-- View Tables -- Create New Tables -- Add / Update / Delete Rows -- Update Table Structure -- Update Column Indexes -- Safe Editing Enabled

Releases (39 )

Version Release Date Change Log
3.4.4 2022-10-20
3.4.3 2022-09-27
3.4.2 2022-09-05
3.4.1 2022-08-17
3.4 2022-08-17
3.3 2022-08-11
3.2 2022-08-01
3.1 2022-07-30
3.0 2022-07-30
2.6 2022-07-30
  • 2022-04-26
  • Plugin acquired by XplodedThemes
  • A brand new and completely revamped version of WPide is coming soon, Stay tuned!
2.5 2021-04-13
  • 2020-04-13
  • getting the plugin back to life
  • started big code cleanup
  • completely removed experimental Git features
  • full compatible with latest WordPress
2.4.0 2015-09-29
2.3.2 2013-07-29
  • Update the Ace component to 1.1.1 which includes some bug fixes, a PHP worker (showing PHP errors as you work) and a greatly improved search box.
  • Fixed issue with file save showing javascript alert as if there was a failure when there wasn't
  • Order folders and files alphabetically
2.3.1 2013-02-20
  • As a quick fix I have commentted out the git functionality as the namespacing used is causing issues with old versions of PHP
2.3 2013-02-20
  • Added initial git functions using the following library: PHP-Stream-Wrapper-for-Git from https://github.com/teqneers/PHP-Stream-Wrapper-for-Git
  • Initial Git functionality added - it's very experimental!
2.2 2013-02-05
  • Add restore recent backup facility - It's a primative implementation at this point but it does the job. See FAQ note.
  • Turned on the LESS mode when a .LESS file is edited
  • Made the autocomplete functionality only be enabled for PHP files otherwise it can be a pain to write txt files like this one!
2.1 2013-01-29
  • Ramped up the version number because the last one was just getting silly
  • Interface changes to make the editor take up more screen space. Including hiding the WP admin menu and footer.
2.0.16 2013-01-17
  • Fixed problem saving PHP documents - PHP-Parser library wasn't included in the codebase correctly
2.0.15 2013-01-16
  • PHP syntax checking before saving to disk
2.0.14 2013-01-10
  • Fixed error Warning: Creating default object from empty value in WPide.php
  • Updated the ace editor to current build
2.0.13 2013-01-04
  • Added colour assist - a colour picker that displays when you double click a hex colour code in the editor (see other notes for info).
  • Added a confirm box to stop you exiting the editor by mistake and losing unsaved chnages.
  • Added 'wpide_filesystem_root' filter (see other notes for info).
  • A number of bug fixes.
2.0.12 2012-05-25
  • Added links to the WordPress codex and the PHP manual from within the function refrence for further info
2.0.11 2012-05-25
2.0.10 2012-05-23
  • Fixed a problem with file loading (ajax) indicator not showing.
2.0.9 2012-05-22
  • Upload snapshot of current ajaxorg editor (master/build/src) at 00:30 on the 22 May 2012. Which fixes some issues with selecting big blocks of text, code folding seems better with gutter interface hidden when not in use
2.0.8 2012-05-13
  • Fix browser compatibility issues
2.0.7 2012-05-11
  • Fixing issue with closing tabs not focusing onto next tab once closed.
  • Fixed issue with detecting ajax url correctly which was causing all WPide ajax requests to fail if WordPress was installed in a subdirectory.
  • Stopped autocomplete from trying to work when a js/css file is being edited.
2.0.6 2012-05-10
  • Cleaned up the WPide class and modified the way the class is passed to WordPress actions/filters.
2.0.5 2012-05-09
  • On startup the editor page now shows extra debuggin information for the filesystem API initialisation.
2.0.4 2012-05-09
  • On startup the initial editor page now shows some startup info regarding file permissions to help with debugging.
2.0.2 2012-05-02
  • Image editing is now available using the SumoPaint image editor and drawing application http://www.sumopaint.com/
2.0.1 2012-05-01
  • You can now create new files/folders
2.0 2012-04-28
  • Recreated this plugin as a dedicated WPide section/app rather than extending the built in plugin/theme editor (just incase WP remove it)
  • Now using the WP filesystem API (although currently restricted to local access)
  • More security checks on file opening and editing
  • Added new file tree for exploring the file system and opening files (any file in wp-content)
  • Massive overhaul to code autocomplete functionality with the addition of function information right in the app
  • Update the ajaxorg Ace Editor to the current branch
  • Tabbed editing
1.0.6 2012-03-08
  • Added link to meta section of plugin list for easy install of V2 Dev version if you have dismissed the alert.
1.0.5 2012-03-08
  • Added the facility to download and run the cutting edge development version of WPide from the Github repository
1.0.4 2012-02-25
  • Implemented JavaScript and CSS mode for better syntax highlighing and checking (Thanks to Thomas Wieczorek)
  • Organise and format source code
1.0.2 2011-11-08
  • Tidy and comment code
  • Added message when backup file is generated
  • Adjust code complete dropdown position
  • Improved editor responsiveness when using delete or enter keys
1.0.1 2011-11-07
  • Fixed "Folder name case" issue.
1.0 2011-11-06
  • Initial release.