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Q. Is WP Tabs free?

Ans: Yes! WP Tabs is and always will be free.

Q: How to grant WP Tabs plugin access to editors?

Ans: If you want to give the plugin access to the editors, you can do it easily with the help of the following custom code. If you check the code, you will see there is a filter hook (sp_wp_tabs_ui_permission) available in the plugin which allows you to modify the plugin’s functionality.

// Plugin access to editor role users
add_filter( 'sp_wp_tabs_ui_permission', 'sp_wp_tabs_ui_permission_editor' );
function sp_wp_tabs_ui_permission_editor() {
    return 'edit_others_posts';

Q. How can I add tabs to my site?

Ans: After activating the plugin, you will see WP Tabs in the WordPress admin dashboard.


  • Click on Add New menu;
  • Write a Shortcode Title which is optional (shown as a tab group section title) for the Tab Group;
  • Select Content from the Tabs Type option;
  • Add some content by following the steps below:
  • Click on Add New Tab button;
  • Type Title for the Tab item;
  • Write description/content for the tab item;
  • Thus, you can add tabs items as many as you want.


You can customize the setting fields how you want. And then click on→ Publish and you will find a Generated Shortcode in the bottom area;


Copy and Paste the Tabs or Tab Group Shortcode to your post/page or anywhere on your site.

Q. I’d like access to more features. How can I get them?

Ans: You can get access to more features when you purchase a license of the plugin. Purchasing a license of WP Tabs Pro gets you to access the full version of WP Tabs, automatic lifetime updates, and support.

Q. What if I upgrade to the premium version?

Ans: Your existing tabs content will work with the premium version. So you won’t lose your developed content.

Q. Do I need to have coding skills to use WP Tabs?

Ans: No. You don’t need any coding skills. No more pain writing any shortcode attributes to display tabs on your site. With just a few clicks, you can amazingly create unlimited tab groups.

Q. Is WP Tabs responsive?

Ans: Yes, WP Tabs is fully responsive, mobile, and touch-friendly.

Q. Can I add Tabs anywhere on my website?

Ans: Yes, you can add tabs inside your blog posts, pages, widgets, and anywhere else on your WordPress site with a shortcode or PHP function.

Q. How to show tabs/tabs group into my homepage or header.php or other PHP files?

Ans: You have to paste the following code into your PHP file.

<?php echo do_shortcode('[wptabs id="x..."]'); ?>

Q. Can I have multiple tab groups with a separate setting?

Ans: Yes. You can have unlimited tabs or tab groups with each separate setting in the page, post, template, widget, or anywhere you like.

Q. Will WP Tabs work with my theme?

Ans: WP Tabs works with any WordPress theme if themes are developed according to WordPress standards.

Q. How can I get support if the plugin is not working?

Ans: If you face any problem with our plugin or something is not working as it should, first follow the preliminary steps:

Test the plugin with a WordPress default theme, to be sure that the error is not caused by the theme you are currently using.

Deactivate all plugins you are using and check if the problem is still occurring.

If none of the previously listed actions helps you solve the problem, then, submit a ticket in the forum and describe your problem accurately, specify the WordPress and plugin versions you are using, and any other information that might help us solve your problem as quickly as possible.

Ask us either via our Support Forum or WordPress.org

Q. Where can I report bugs?

Ans: If you find a bug, please report it in our active support forum. You will be replied to once the issue is resolved.

Q. Is WP Tabs Multilingual Ready?

Ans: Yes, WP Tabs is 100% translation ready and tested with WPML, Polylang, Loco Translate, qTranslate-x, GTranslate, Google Language Translator, WPGlobus, etc.

Q. Is WP Tabs ready with multisite?

Ans: Yes, WP Tabs works perfectly with WordPress multi-site networks.

Q. How to use WP Tabs in WordPress 5.0 Gutenberg Block Editor?

Ans: Adding a tab group using the WordPress 5.0 Block Editor is pretty straightforward. You can paste the generated shortcode into a Paragraph Block or use the Shortcode Block. It works nicely as a classic editor.