Plugin / Hello Dolly For Your Song

Marco Hitschler



This simple plugin is an extended version of the famous hello dolly plugin by Matt Mullenweg. Every human being has a special relationship to a particular song. And because of that, Hello Dolly For Your Song brings the lyric of your favourite song in the blog. But of course it can be used for any text. 😉


  • Display a random line of a custom text in your blog as gutenberg block
  • Display a random line of a custom text in your blog as widget
  • Display a random line of a custom text in your blog as shortcode
  • Display a random line of a custom text in your theme as template tag
  • Display a random line of a custom text in the blog administration
  • Integration into WordPress REST API
  • Hooks for Developers
  • Options Page to define a custom song text
  • Hidden Options
  • Languages: English, German, Spanish, French, Indonesian

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  1. Maintain the songtext you love in the Settings.
  2. That is all!

Gutenberg Block Category




Template Tag


Get Function


REST API Endpoint



This Action wil be fired, if a new text was maintained in the settings.
You can use the following code.

function hdfys_do_anything() {

    // Add your code to execute here

add_action( 'hdfys_new_song', 'hdfys_do_anything', 10, 3 );


The filter will be applied before output of the gutenberg block, template tag and shortcode.
You can use the following code.

function hdfys_output_manipulate( $output ) {

    // Add your filter code here
    // Example: $output=strtolower( $output );

    return $output;
add_filter( 'hdfys_output_filter', 'hdfys_output_manipulate', 10, 1 );


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