CM Tooltip (CMTG) - Integrations - Merriam Webster
Using the Merriam Webster Dictionary API
The Tooltip Glossary eCommerce and Ultimate editions can integrate Merriam Webster Dictionary or Thesaurus.
Each of them requiring its own API key that needs to be obtained.
Obtaining the API Keys
To obtain the Merriam Webster Dictionary API keys,
- Register an account on dictionaryapi.com. Be sure to select the relevant API Keys in the "Request API Key" fields, as shown:
- Validate your e-mail and log in to your account.
- Access "My Keys" and you will be able to copy the API Keys.
- For more information about the Dictionary API, access this page .
- For more information about the Thesaurus API, access this page.
- Read their FAQ if you have any questions about the API.
Setting Up The Integration
Head to the CM Tooltip → Settings → API tab. There, you will find the two relevant API Key fields. Copy the keys to the services you are interested in integrating.
The other options on this page help you configuring the integrations.
- Enable Dictionary - This will show content coming from the MW Dictionary
- Show Dictionary data in tooltip - This will show the dictionary result also in the tooltip itself.
- Show Dictionary data in the glossary term display - This will show the Dictionary result also in the term page itself.
- Only show Dictionary data when content is empty - This will show the the dictionary content only when no other content was added to the term page.
- Enable Thesaurus - This will show content coming from the MW Thesaurus
- Show Thesaurus data in tooltip - This will show the Thesaurus result also in the tooltip itself.
- Show Thesaurus data in the glossary term display - This will show the Thesaurus result also in the term page itself.
Settings For Each Page
Note that you are also able to set individual settings for each page.
In each term page you can define using the metabox show below the behavior of this term as related to the MW content while overriding the plugin settings:
Example showing MW Content
Below is an example of how it is included inside a term page. The Dictionary and Thesaurus sections are highlighted.