Interactive glossary on Make sites

There’s a new glossary feature running on selected Make p2s. It automatically highlights terms that are defined in a Handbook glossary, and on hover gives a popup tooltip with the definition. It looks something like this:

An example screenshot showing the tooltip defining the term “MetaMeta Meta is a term that refers to the inside workings of a group. For us, this is the team that works on internal WordPress sites like WordCamp Central and Make WordPress.

We’ve enabled the pluginPlugin A plugin is a piece of software containing a group of functions that can be added to a WordPress website. They can extend functionality or add new features to your WordPress websites. WordPress plugins are written in the PHP programming language and integrate seamlessly with WordPress. These can be free in the Plugin Directory or can be cost-based plugin from a third-party on several Make sites to begin with, including Make Meta. It draws its content from two sources: a global WordPress glossary as written by the marketing team, and a local glossary specific to each Make site. Authors and Editors will find a Glossary section in the main menu of wp-admin.

The plugin is of course open sourceOpen Source Open Source denotes software for which the original source code is made freely available and may be redistributed and modified. Open Source **must be** delivered via a licensing model, see GPL., and it’s available now in the plugin directory for anyone to use on their own WordPress site.

We’ll gradually enable the plugin on remaining Make sites as we deal with any unexpected issues. Please let the team know in #meta if you find any problems with the plugin or would like it enabled on your team’s P2P2 P2 or O2 is the term people use to refer to the Make WordPress blog. It can be found at