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Breadcrumbs based navigation, fully responsive and customizable, supporting post types, all types of archives, 404 pages, search results, and more.

Author:Milan Petrovic (profile at
WordPress version required:6.1
WordPress version tested:6.6
Plugin version:2.3
Added to WordPress repository:14-04-2021
Last updated:28-06-2024
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Total downloads:1 974
Active installs:50+
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Breadcrumbs based navigation, fully responsive and customizable, supporting post types, all types of archives, 404 pages, search results, and support for third-party plugins.

Generated breadcrumbs all have support for Breadcrumbs rich snippet schema, using JSON-LD format (fully compatible with and Google specifications), and it is recognized and accepted by Google and all other popular search engines.

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Block Editor Support

The plugin adds a Block for use in the Block Editor (Gutenberg Editor). The block is available under Widgets. And, this block shows breadcrumbs for the current page or post, or whatever else it is placed in, so it will work inside the block templates too.

Breadcrumbs Generated by the Plugin

With BreadcrumbsPress you can easily generate breadcrumbs for WordPress powered website. The plugin can generate breadcrumbs for all types of URLs in WordPress, with support for bbPress (including various Dev4Press plugins for bbPress), BuddyPress and WooCommerce. Here is the list included URL types plugins supports:

  • WordPress Front Page (including Home/Posts pages)
  • WordPress 404 Page
  • WordPress Posts and Pages
  • WordPress Custom Post Types (Single and Archives)
  • WordPress Categories and Tags
  • WordPress Custom Taxonomies
  • WordPress Date Archives
  • WordPress Author Archives
  • WooCommerce Store
  • WooCommerce Products (Single and Shop)
  • WooCommerce Categories and Tags
  • WooCommerce Profile (with support for subpages)
  • BuddyPress Activity Directory
  • BuddyPress Groups Directory
  • BuddyPress Users Directory
  • BuddyPress Group (with support for subpages)
  • BuddyPress User Profiles (with support for subpages)
  • bbPress Forums, Topics and Replies
  • bbPress Topic Views
  • bbPress Topic Tags
  • bbPress User Profile (with support for subpages)
  • bbPress GD Members Directory

The plugin has wide range of settings to control visibility of breadcrumbs on various page types, options to change the path used for breadcrumbs for posts and terms, styling and markup settings. Plugin includes font with icons (built into CSS) with separator icons and few additional icons for home page, store and forums main crumbs.

Integration into WordPress

Breadcrumbs can be added using PHP function or shortcode. Or, you can hook the plugin to any action in WordPress, or alternatively, plugin can automatically integrate with some popular themes (themes that provide actions/filters rich frameworks). This includes currently:

  • GeneratePress
  • Kadence
  • OceanWP
  • Astra
  • StoreFront
  • Blocksy
  • Genesis Framework

More themes will be added in the future, but only themes that have actions placed inside templates for the purpose of expanding or changing the theme.

Plugin Pro Edition

BreadcrumbsPress Free edition is sufficient for most users and use cases. Pro version has several features that are useful for specific use cases.