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Instant Annotation


By installing and activating this plugin, you will get a new container in every Post and Page in edit mode.
In this container you can choose with the dropdown, which type of annotation you want to add to that Page/Post.
By clicking the “+”, a new box with the previously selected type will be created.
By clicking the save button in one of these boxes, the annotation is saved on the server and
the resulting annotations are loaded into the source code of the wordpress page.



This section describes how to install the plugin and get it working.

  1. Upload the plugin files to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory, or install the plugin through the WordPress plugins screen directly.
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ screen in WordPress
  3. Use the Settings->Instant Annotator screen to add your semantify api-key.


Do I need an account at

No, if you don’t enter your own api-key, the annotations are stored on a default website.
But you won’t have access to your annotations through the dashboard interface.

How do i get my api-key?

Login with your credentials in the settings page of the instant-annotator.
A list of your websites will appear. Select one and the api key of this website will be saved.

How do i annotate an Event in one of my posts?

Open the post with the event you want to annotate in edit mode. In dropdown of the instant-annotation container,
select “Event” click the “+” button. In the created box you will see the required fields (mandatory to create the annotations)
and the optional fields (hidden in the grey “optional” button). When you filled in all your information, you can hit the save button.
In the source code of your post you should see the annotation now.

How many annotations can i have per page?

As many as you want.

Can I try

Yes, just visit our page and register.


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