Emojis are a simple and powerful way to express your feelings. You must agree with me. But when writing WordPress posts, pages, and CPTs, we couldn’t add it without a plugin.
Thankfully, we have found a plugin which will help you to add emojis to your current and future WordPress posts. In this post, we will show you the method – how to add emojis in WordPress posts.
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How To Add Emojis In WordPress Posts?
Without wasting time, let’s work on the topic. First of all, log in to your WordPress admin dashboard. Then go to the add new plugins section and search for the Native Emoji plugin.
After installing the plugin, activate it.
Once the plugin got activated, you can see the Native Emoji plugin settings under the WordPress settings.
Let’s configure the plugin. You may want to enable the admin editor settings and close panel after inserting an emoji.
Also, you can see some advanced settings from there. You can enable the emojis for comments, display on mobile devices, close the panel after inserting an emoji.
If your website is using jQuery, you may want to enable the option. After configuring the settings, simply save the changes.
After saving the changes, you are good to add emojis to your WordPress blog.
How To Insert Emojis To Posts?
So you need to go to the WordPress post editor. If you are using WordPress Gutenberg editor, you may want to disable it. Sadly, this plugin will not work well with the Gutenberg editor.
Using the Classic Editor plugin, you will be able to bring the old-style editor to your WordPress blog. So we are now in the classic editor mode.
There, you can see a new option with an emoji on it.
After clicking on that icon, you will be able to see all the available emojis.
So when you are writing a post and need to insert an emoji to it, simply click on the icon, add your desired emoji.
Update the post. For checking the result, see the post from the front end.
Easy isn’t it?
Inserting Emojis To Comments
For adding emojis to your reply comments or self-comments, you need to use the code which will pull the specific emoji. See the example from below.
That’s a reply comment. We have added the emoji code at the end of the reply comment. After publishing the comment, see the change.
It transformed into an emoji! If you check the same reply from the front end, you can see the same result.
In this case, you need to know the code of the desired emoji. That’s not a big deal these days. Your website visitors will be also able to utilize this feature.
When they comment on your posts and custom post types if they added an emoji to the comment, it will reflect!
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