Press This component

This is a subcomponent of the Editor component.

The Press This component covers all aspects of the bookmarklet and web app that provides a quick and easy way to immediately quote and link to another URL in a new blog post. The bookmarklet is found via the Tools menu and the web app can be accessed directly via appending /press-this.php to the admin_url() ( e.g. ).

Bugs and enhancements in the component include press-this.php, class-wp-press-this.php, and associated JS and CSS.

Press This was added in WordPress 2.6 and was completely overhauled in WordPress 4.2.

Enhancements brought to 4.2 includes a modern design, improving the UI/UX associated with sideloading images from the “parent” site, auto-excerpt detection when Press This can determine a custom excerpt, and filters to allow plugin developers to modify the behavior (example).

4.9 4.3
  • Add Text/HTML Editor.
  • Change User Agent for PT requests.
  • Complete revamp of plugin.
[previous versions]
  • Need to add additional information!
  • Press This added to Core.
  • Press It removed from Core.
  • Bookmarklet released as part of the first WP release, forked from b2.

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