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Wordpress Plugin

  1. No indexing request is needed if the widget is installed via Wordpress plugin
    1. TrendMD staff will register your organization and website(s) in the Admin Dashboard
  2. Download the plugin from
  3. Install the downloaded plugin in your WordPress Admin Dashboard by following these steps:
    1. From the Plugins menu, click on “Add New“
    2. Upload the plugin zip file by clicking “Upload Plugin“
    3. Click “Choose file“ to upload the zip file you have just downloaded
    4. Click “Install Now“
    5. Click “Activate Plugin“
    6. You will see “Plugin activated“ notification at the top of the page and ”TrendMD” will appear in the list of activated plugins
  4. During the installation process the plugin attempts automatic identification
  5. If this fails, the wizard will request the journal ID and TrendMD can provide it upon request
  6. Once the plugin is installed, enable indexing
  7. Click “Continue” to go to the TrendMD website, and click on “Create account”
  8. Login with your TrendMD account
  9. Complete your registration
  10. Add your website to TrendMD

Widget placement customization
  1. Option 1 — you can place the widget container manually
    1. Tick the checkbox highlighted with red
    2. Include this code: <div id="trendmd-suggestions"></div> in the source code of your website wherever you'd like the widget to appear
    Option 2 — done by TrendMD developers via the "Custom widget placement" feature in Admin Dashboard
    1. Leave the above checkbox unticked
    2. File a request to development to customize widget placement
      1. You should provide the CSS selector where you want the widget to be attached

Additional configuration
  1. Use HTML meta tags for article indexing, if the page does not refresh for each article
    1. Compatibility option (use meta tags inside the page html header to identify each article)
  2. Do not index articles from the following categories
    1. The widget will not appear on articles from selected categories

Check install
  1. Navigate to an article page and select View>Developer>View Source
  2. This will open up a window with the website's code. Ctl+F “trendmd” and look for the code
  3. Look for: <p><!--TrendMD vx.y.z→</p> (code update activity might lead to changes in version number)
  4. Full Wordpress code
    <script type='text/javascript' src='//'> (> <p><!—TrendMD v2.3→</p> <div class="textwidget"><div id="trendmd-suggestions"></div></div> TrendMD.register({journal_id: 'xxxxxx', element: '#trendmd-suggestions', ... }}