Shortcode IMDB


Creating an article without giving more information about movies or actors/actresses might show the content simplistic. Therefore shortcode-imdb plugin is created to solve this problem and make richer the articles. Implementing the plugin is very simple. Copy the title or name code from the imdb url and paste between the shortcode tags. No need more effort to carry out. The plugin grabs the data from and shows proper way in the article. Further information, visit our demo website.

Disclaimer: This plugin has been coded to automatically quote data from Not available for any other purpose. All showing data have a link to The user is responsible for any other use or change the code.


Implementing the plugin in your articles is very simple.
Copy the imdb title or name number from the url and paste between the shortcode tags. The following examples illustrate how you can carry out the tags in a post.




This extension allows you to create unlimited tabs for your movie posts.
You can get this premium setting from here.
You can access the demos from the links below.
Movie example
TV Series example
Actor example


Now you can easily add movie and actor information to your product pages.
You can get this premium setting from here.
Demo here


Add fancy imdb popups in your posts.

You can get this premium setting from here.


You can get this premium setting from here.

You can create lists about titles, names and fetch lists from imdb such as titles, names, images and videos…

Check the examples:
Fetch a movie list
Show your movie list with grid view
Fetch a name list
Show your name list with grid view
Fetch an image list
Fetch a video list
You can create your own title lists
You can create your own name lists
You can change background of a title list or a name list


Just register here, and get your API-KEY. After you can get this option for free.


Default Mode

Title: [imdb]tt0109830[/imdb]
Name: [imdb]nm0000489[/imdb]

If you add data=”detailed” argument in the tag, the content will be shown more detailed. Please note that, it works for only default skin.

[imdb data="detailed"]tt0107692[/imdb]

[imdb data="detailed"]nm0000489[/imdb]

You can turn default skin to transparent.

Normal name/title:
[imdb show=”transparent”]tt0109830[/imdb]

Detailed name/title:
[imdb show=”transparent” data=”detailed”]tt0109830[/imdb]

Old Styles

You can show the content with different styles. These features are from the old version.


[imdb style="dark"]tt0109830[/imdb] or [imdb style="transparent"]nm0000489[/imdb]

All old style tags here:

  • dark (old v. imdb_dark.)
  • white (old v. imdb_white.)
  • gray (old v. imdb_gray.)
  • navy (old v. imdb_navy.)
  • wood (old v. imdb_wood.)
  • black (old v. imdb_black.)
  • coffee (old v. imdb_coffee.)
  • transparent (old v. imdb_transparent.)

  • Examples


  • Default style: Title
  • Default detailed style: Title
  • Default style: Name
  • Default detailed style: Name
  • [imdb style="dark"]
  • [imdb style="black"]
  • [imdb style="gray"]
  • [imdb style="wood"]
  • [imdb style="navy"]
  • [imdb style="coffee"]
  • [imdb style="white"]
  • [imdb style="transparent"]
  • Create a list
  • Image List
  • Movie List (Grid view)
  • Video List
  • Name List (Grid view)
  • Name List (Default view)
  • Title List (Default view)


cURL must be activated in your server. Otherwise plugin won’t work in your website.1. Need to be opened cURL on your host
2. Need to be opened allow_url_fopen on your host to use image list fetch option.
3. post_max_size can be increased.


پروری 1, 2021
After the battle between the plugin and my server, plugin wins and it works now quite fine. Best imdb plugin ever!
اپریل 26, 2020
#myweyou What is so bad about it? When you write a negative comment you have to explain the reason too. I didn't have any problems, it works fine. (WP 5.3.2) I like the usage of the shortcode, so easy and effective. Thanks. --- Teşekkürler Kemal bey.
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Contributors & Developers

“Shortcode IMDB” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.


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6.0.8 – 2022-10-20

  • Hot fix before the big update.

6.0.7 – 2022-04-07

  • Fixed: Hotfix for title issue again.

6.0.6 – 2022-03-26

  • Fixed: Hotfix for title issue.

6.0.5 – 2022-03-26

  • Fixed: Title issue fixed.

6.0.4 – 2022-03-23

  • Fixed: Some pages cannot be fetched problem fixed.

6.0.3 – 2022-03-23

  • Fixed: Rating fetch error fixed.

6.0.2 – 2021-08-18

  • Fixed: Hot fix.

6.0.1 – 2021-08-12

  • Fixed: Small javascript bug fixed.

6.0.0 – 2021-07-19

  • Fixed: Important update! Plugin is now compatible with imdb’s new frontend. If you don’t update, your plugin will not work.
  • Added: New extension is live now.

5.3.0 – 2021-06-03

  • Fixed: Important update! Plugin is now compatible with imdb’s new frontend. Some hot fixes may come. If you don’t update, your plugin will not work.

5.2.3 – 2021-06-01

  • Fixed: Hot fix for title fetch issue. When imdb updates title page with a new interface, big update will come.

5.2.1 – 2021-03-04

  • Fixed: Hot fix for little issues.

5.2.0 – 2021-03-03

  • Fixed: Fixed some bugs.
  • Added: WooCommerce extension is live now. You can add imdb data in your product pages.
  • Added: Language edit option added.

5.1.0 – 2021-02-21

  • Fixed: Fixed some seo issues.
  • Added: You can create awesome popups in your articles now. (Need registration, it’s a premium setting. Details on admin panel)

5.0.3 – 2020-11-12

  • Fixed: session_write_close issue has been fixed.

5.0 – 2020-10-22

  • Fixed: ssl fetch errors fixed.
  • Added: You can fetch all filmography of an actor/actress now.
  • Added: Name’s filmography has an accordion list now.
  • Added: You can fetch quotes of a title now. (Need registration, details on admin panel)
  • Added: You can create awesome lists now. (Need registration, it’s a premium setting. Details on admin panel)
  • Added: Admin panel menu has a lot of options now.
  • Added: You can manipulate the server location now. (Details on admin panel)

4.6 – 2019-07-28

  • Fixed: Old styles are compatible with mobile now.

4.5 – 2019-04-09

  • Updated: Fetching Filmography capacity has been expanded.
  • Fixed: Some css issues has been fixed.

4.2 – 2019-04-09

  • Updated: Fetching Filmography capacity has been expanded.
  • Fixed: Some css issues has been fixed.

4.1 – 2019-03-14

  • Added: Default mode can be shown in transparent way.

4.0 – 2019-03-12

  • Fixed: link css bug fixed.

3.9 – 2019-03-10

  • Fixed: Image shrink issue fixed.

3.7 – 2019-01-13

  • Added: Release date of a title can be edited from Manage Caches menu.

3.6 – 2019-01-13

  • Changed: Menu order has changed.

3.5 – 2019-01-01

  • Fixed: Manage Cache search bug fixed.
  • Fixed: Slash problem on titles fixed.

3.4 – 2018-12-29

  • Added: Now you can change the title with aka via adding argument title=”aka”.
  • Fixed: Some css bugs fixed.

3.3 – 2018-12-27

  • Fixed: Some css and db insert bugs has been cleaned.

3.1 – 2018-12-27

  • Fixed: Some HTML attributes problems while cache saving solved.

3.0 – 2018-12-27

  • Added: Hereafter, some cache data can be edited from “Manage Cache” screen

2.6 – 2018-12-22

  • Fixed: Release date bug fixed.

2.5 – 2018-12-22

  • Fixed: Some css issues fixed.
  • Changed: Small changes made on old style.

2.4 – 2018-12-19

  • Fixed: Title bug on TV episodes fixed.

2.3 – 2018-12-12

  • Updated: [imdb] shortcode can be used instead of imdb_title or imdb_name.
  • Updated: white,navy etc. styles can be used instead of imdb_white, imdb_navy etc.

2.2 – 2018-12-10

  • Fixed: Some small css problems fixed.

2.0 – 2018-12-09

  • Updated: Default style has changed. You can still reach old default style with ‘style=”imdb_dark”‘.
  • Added: New default style can be shown in detailed version. You should add the tag ‘data=”detailed”‘.