WordPress – Disable Crayon Syntax Highlighter plugin in Comments If you're using the Crayon Syntax Highlighter WordPress plugin and it messes up your comment section, here's how you can avoid it

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If you’re a WordPress user there’s a good chance that you’re using Crayon Syntax Highlighter, a neat syntax highlighting plugin which we already talked about here.

However, this plugin comes with some strange side-effects that could cripple your website usage if you use it together with other plugins: for example, if you’re also using the TinyMCE Advanced plugin, your comment section could end up being like this:

Wordpress - Disable Crayon Syntax Highlighter plugin in Comments

or like this:

Wordpress - Disable Crayon Syntax Highlighter plugin in Comments

Luckily enough, such issue can be easily fixed by doing the following:

  • Go to the Settings > Crayon page.
  • Make sure that the Allow Crayons inside comments option is disabled / unchecked.

That’s it!

If you have other issues with the Crayon Syntax Highlighter together with other plugins, such as the WP-AMP plugin, check out this other post.

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IT Project Manager, Web Interface Architect and Lead Developer for many high-traffic web sites & services hosted in Italy and Europe. Since 2010 it's also a lead designer for many App and games for Android, iOS and Windows Phone mobile devices for a number of italian companies. Microsoft MVP for Development Technologies since 2018.

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