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DOS Dialog


If you’re a WordPress site owner longing for the days of Microsoft DOS,
this plugin will fill your heart’s entire 32MB of free space with joy.

The enclosed MS DOS Dialog Gutenberg block allows you to add old-school
MS DOS dialog boxes with custom title and message fields!


The font used by this plugin is Modern DOS. It’s public domain and can be found here:

Future Improvements

  • Blinking text (not certain that’s an improvement)


  • The MS Dos Dialog block showing off some fun Pentium II CPU facts!
  • The available block styles.


This plugin provides 1 block.

  • MS DOS Dialog A Gutenberg block that displays your text in the form of an old MS DOS dialog box.


  1. Copy the plugin to /wp-content/plugins/dos-dialog
  2. Activate the DOS Dialog plugin through the ‘Plugins’ screen in WordPress


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Contributors & Developers

“DOS Dialog” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.


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  • Add block styles to customize dialog color


  • Release