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How can I write code in WordPress? I want to be able to show something like:

function foo()
{
    return "bar";
}

Is there a plugin? I installed one called Code Markup, but this doesn't add any code options when I am adding a new post (at least not that I am seeing).

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check this answer here if it's any help webapps.stackexchange.com/questions/7107/… – Lipis Mar 3 '11 at 4:18
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also, check out wordpress.stackexchange.com – Michael Pryor Mar 3 '11 at 4:24
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There's a codex page on this: codex.wordpress.org/Writing_Code_in_Your_Posts – Vervious Mar 3 '11 at 8:54
    
Even wordpress.com blogs support sourcecode tags now. en.support.wordpress.com/code/posting-source-code – keheliya Mar 10 '11 at 17:13

I use the SyntaxHighlighter plugin. It works well, is simple to use, and supports a good variety of languages.

See an article on my site for example output.

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No need for a plugin.

All WordPress Setups come with this option available (unless you change the default setup).

Just enclose it as follows:

<code>function foo()
{
    return "bar";
}</code>

You can find it below.

Where is the code ?

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Suppose I have a code written using Ruby.

In my blog post I would do

[sourcecode language="ruby"]
def hello
  puts "Hi! This is Rohit here"
end
[/sourcecode]

WordPress has this as a default feature. I haven't used any plugin for this.

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I will try this out thanks. – JD Isaacks Mar 9 '11 at 14:02

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