Usercentrics WordPress Implementation Guide

Usercentrics WordPress Implementation Guide

With a few easy steps, you can add the Usercentrics script tag or plugin to your WordPress website and start collecting user consent from your website visitors.
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Feb 26, 2021
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Usercentrics + WordPress

Usercentrics + WordPress

Usercentrics makes it simple for you to collect WordPress consent on your website. Simply integrate using the Usercentrics Plugin. With a few easy steps, you can add Usercentrics to your WordPress website, by plugin or manual script tag, and start collecting user consent from your website visitors. The Usercentrics WordPress integration allows you to harmonize your marketing and data strategy with legal requirements on your WordPress website.

WordPress Profile

WordPress is a free and open-source content management system (CMS). Features include a plugin architecture and a template system, referred to within WordPress as Themes. WordPress supports blogs, mailing lists and forums, media galleries, membership sites, learning management systems (LMS) and online stores.


Type Implementation Website
Implementation  Usercentrics (1st party) plugin (CMP v1)

Manually entry of Usercentrics Script Tag (CMP v1 and v2)
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What you get with Usercentrics 

  • Collect Consents in accordance with GDPR:
    Reach the highest legal standard for your website by being compliant to all legal requirements (GDPR, CCPA, ECJ, IAB TCF, etc.).
  • Increase your conversion rate:
    The higher your opt-in rate, the more data you can use for marketing purposes. Maximize your ad revenue by using a smart CMP.
  • Customize your Cookie Banner:
    Have a specific strategy in mind for your Cookie Banner? Sounds like a plan! Our CMP is fully customisable via a custom UI.
  • Customer and implementation support:
    We have personalised support for all steps along the way: Whether through a Customer Success Manager, ticket system or a partner – feel free to contact us anytime.


Here you will find the documentation you need to install and enable Usercentrics CMP v1 by plugin or installation of Usercentrics CMP v1 or CMP v2 by manual Script Tag.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

There are a few options for installation depending on if you have CMP v1 or CMP v2. 

If you have CMP v1: Either install Usercentrics plugin through your WordPress website under Plugins, or install Usercentrics CMP manually under Plugins. As a third option, you can manually enter the Usercentrics script tag into the header code of your WordPress website without the plugin. 

If you have CMP v2: You must manually enter the Usercentrics script tag into the header code of your WordPress website.

Read more here

The Usercentrics Consent Management Platform (CMP) enables you to harmonize your WordPress websites’ marketing and data strategy with legal requirements. Usercentrics seamless integration allows you to collect consents in accordance with the law without restricting your marketing data and help to improve your opt-in rate, all while being legally compliant. 

Integration by plugin for CMP v1, or installation manually for CMP v1 or CMP v2,  takes only a few easy steps.

No, you will not need to update the script again. You only have to update the script if you enable TCF. In that case, you’ll receive a new script tag.

You will need to manually block them. Please see our technical guide as a reference. Read more here.

For questions about third party services using Google Tag Manager, please see our documentation here.

Simply log into your Usercentrics Admin Interface to check.

The Usercentrics CMP v1 Admin Interface looks like this:

The Usercentrics CMP v2 Admin Interface looks like this:

Please note this guide is for installation of Usercentrics CMP v1 to WordPress. A guide for CMP v2 will be released once the new plugin with additional features is available.

Please submit a ticket here so our Support Team can assist you. 

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