Typing Effect

Typing Effect

Create an animated typing effect that allows words to be 'typed out' on to a post or page.
Active Installations:
Last Updated:
Oct 26, 2023
WordPress Version:
3.5 or higher
Tested up to:

Easy to use

Generate a shortcode and add typing effect to your website with just a few clicks.

Customizable settings

Configure the speed, delays, animation loop, and order of typing and deleting.

Versatile usage

Use the plugin in pages, posts, widgets, or directly in theme or template files.

Based on proven script

Built on the reliable and widely-used Typed.js animation script by Matt Boldt.


  • Security patch. Tested with WordPress v6.3.2


  • Plugin abandoned and not longer supported! We are keeping it publicly available due to its popularity. We hope to start developing a v2 in the coming year or so.


  • Bug fix to patch a legacy bug from 1.3.1 which caused html elements to not to be rendered correctly within the typed text. This bug was not related to the one patched in 1.3.4.


  • Bug fix which caused HTML elements to be escaped. This bug occured in the 1.3.3 release.


  • Tested with WordPress v5.6


  • Tested with WordPress v5.4.1


  • Tested with WordPress v5.3.2


  • Fixed issue with cyrillic text


  • Fixed typed script parameters


  • First release

Works as advertised

By marbs on September 10, 2022

I am only concerned if this plugin has been abandoned.

Works well

By tvsan70 on July 15, 2022

The plugin works well

Super :)

By lukas22 on March 1, 2022

works well

The hero we didn't know we needed

By tolgmau on August 19, 2021

Thank you for taking the time to develop such an awesome plugin!

Love it!

By codejar on July 27, 2021

Works great out of the box!

Partially works.

By dmitriano on October 29, 2020

I tried to use the plugin to display a C++ source code, but special symbols '<', '>', '"' used in the code break the plugin. htmlspecialchars() PHP function can probably help. The text cursor behaves incorrectly with multiline text.

Awesome Plugin

By masuditbusiness on May 10, 2020

Awesome Plugin

Excelente!! Funciona bárbaro

By Seba086 on January 8, 2020

Hace exactamente lo que precisaba! Funciona a la perfección, y encima gratis, qué más perdir! Gracias!! It does exactly what I needed! Works perfect, and it's free! Thanks!

Works Perfectly! Thanks for being free available.

By naimurhasanrwd on July 5, 2019

Excellent Work.

Ok plugin but with some bugs

By pcdoctorbgd on April 21, 2019

Easy for use, nice looking BUT when website is open in Microsoft Edge i saw manu problems. Font is not compatibile, lines of text are randomise... I belive that this will be fixed soon.
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Typing Effect

Create an animated typing effect that allows words to be 'typed out' on to a post or page.

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