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Popping Content Light


Create custom popping layouts and insert ready to use shortcodes in just a few clicks. Nice and easy.

How Popping Content works

  • Set up Your Overlay / Popup
  • Create Layout
  • Insert Shortcodes

All done in just a few clicks with the OTW Grid Manager.

Popup / Overlay types

  • Full bars
  • Side boxs
  • Popups / Lightboxes

10 Ready to use Shortcodes

Insert any of the ready to use content items / shortcodes to fill in content in your columns. All settings are easily done in a nice and intuitive interface. Here is the list of content items / shortcodes:

  • Button
  • Info boxes
  • Dropcaps
  • Quotes
  • Unordered Lists
  • Ordered Lists
  • Tabs
  • Toggles
  • Dividers (Horizontal rules)
  • HTML editor

Custom Layouts – OTW Grid Manager

Creating custom layouts in your overlays is just a few clicks job with the OTW Grid Manager. No coding is required. It is all done in a very easy to use interface.

Custom styling

Create a new class for each overlay / popup in its edit screen so you can style it however you want.


This plugin comes Localization/Internationalization ready. It is following WordPress I18n standards.

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  • Responsive Layouts in your Overlay
  • 50+ Ready to use Shortcodes
  • Visibility for any set of pages, page templates, posts , categories, tags, archives, custom post types, taxonomies, user roles, WPML languages, WooCommerce, bbPress, BuddyPress
  • Full Bar and Side Box Positioning – Header, Footer, Left and Right
  • Full Bar and Side Box – Scrolling Type
  • More Animations
  • Active Periods
  • More open/close events – on page load, on page load with delay, after a number of page views, on exit intent, from a link, number of page loads, period of time, etc.
  • Custom Styling via an interface in the back-end
  • Overlay First Load – Opened / Closed
  • Content Position – right and center
  • Show Button Label
  • Hide for small screens – on / off
  • z-index
  • Trigger from a link via Shortcodes
  • Trigger form a WP menu item
  • Support and Updates
  • Zero Coding Required


  • Full Bar Header – closed
  • Full Bar Header – opened
  • Side Box Right – closed
  • Side Box Right – opened
  • Lightbox
  • Overlay options page
  • OTW Grid Manager
  • Shortcodes Interface


Please refer to online documentation page for more details.


Please refer to online documentation page for more details.


Ogwomwenda (Mutunda) 3, 2016
I was curious about this and decided to just download and try it. I will definitely use this!
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Contributors & Developers

“Popping Content Light” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.




  • Fixed: Dynamic shortcode fields
  • Fixed: Shortcode dialog button on live preview
  • Updated: Core components


  • Fixed: Check for registered block editors
  • Updated: Core components


  • Updated: Use thickbox trigger to close html shortcode editors


  • Fixed: Add column dropdown position


  • Added: Support for php8
  • Updated: Use strict mode for javascript
  • Updated: Escape html attributes
  • Updated: Use WP filesystem for file operations
  • Fixed: Shortcode preview


  • Updated: OTW core functions


  • Updated: latest version of OTW factory
  • Fixed: error mode modification


  • Added: Direct links to tabs
  • Updated: OTW core components
  • Updated: WordPress 4.8 support


  • Updated: call to google fonts via https


  • Updated: js shortcodes settings optimization


  • Fixed: Correct positioning on scrolling/fixed overlays on scrolled page refresh


  • Fixed: use component path instead of component url


  • Fixed: light box close effect on escape or background click
  • Updated: Combine js and css libs


  • Updated: code optimizations


  • Initial release