Easy Code Highlighter

Easy Code Highlighter

Easy to use system plugin for highlighting code snippets in Joomla. This plugin has 8 theme styles to define and supports 18 programming languages.

Plugin Joomla 3.x.x
Easy Code Highlighter Features
Latest Extension Version1.3
Last Updated 19 June 2021
  • Very easy to setup and install
  • Compatible with all browsers [Firefox 3.0 and more, Google Chrome, Internet Explorer 7 and above, Safari and Opera ]
  • Option to define the programming language that you are using.
  • Works on all browsers.
  • Works on iPhone and iPad.
  • Can be added to Custom Module or any Joomla Article.


  • Option to choose theme for the code highlighter. [8 themes available]
  • Option to highlight line number.
  • Option to define the language you are using.
  • Supports 18 different programming language
Browser Supported
Responsive Extension
What's New?

19 June 2021

  • Backend jQuery Issue Fixed
  • Modifications to Plugin Backend

23 May 2019

  • Joomla Update Integrated

Easy Code Highlighter is an easy to use system plugin for highlighting code snippets in Joomla . This plugin is supported by all versions of Joomla and has 8 theme styles to define. The highlighter is supported by about 18 programming languages.

Compatibility: P Joomla 1.5 Joomla 2.5 Joomla 3.x

Live Demo 1

Displaying PHP code inside an article using the plugin.

echo "Welcome to PHP";
** Multiline block comments
$stringWithUrl = "https://alexgorbatchev.com";
$stringWithUrl = 'https://alexgorbatchev.com';
ob_start("parseOutputBuffer");      // Start Code Buffering
function parseOutputBuffer(\$buf) {
 global $portal_small_code, $portal_gzcompress;
 // cleaning out the code.
 if($portal_small_code && !\$portal_gzcompress) {
 $buf = str_replace("    ", "", $buf);
 $buf = str_replace("\n", "", $buf);
 $buf = str_replace(chr(13), "", $buf);

Live Demo 2

Displaying CSS code inside an article using the plugin.

border-radius: 5px 5px 5px 5px;
border: 2px solid #FF0;
font-weight: bold !important;


Back-end settings screenshots