The 23-year-old blossomed under the guidance of Neil Warnock last season, playing 38 times in all competitions and scoring four goals.
Cardiff City’s Lee Peltier and Junior Hoilett have both committed their futures to the club by signing new contracts in the Welsh capital.
Former Aston Villa midfielder Whittingham joined the Bluebirds in 2007 after short loan stints at Burnley and Derby, and has gone on to make over 400 appearances in the Welsh capital.
Warnock, 68, took over at the Bluebirds at the start of October last year and agreed a deal until the end of the season, but after a series of talks, he’s agreed to extend his time in charge.
Cardiff City have completed the signing of experienced defender Greg Halford from fellow Championship strugglers Rotherham.
Cardiff manager Neil Warnock has said he hopes the club will sign up to four players in the January transfer window, but expects to Marouane Chamakh and Kieran Richardson to leave.
The Bluebirds captain, 31, has already received a two-game ban for the incident, but now faces further time on the touchline if found guilty of the accusations.
Cardiff City boss Neil Warnock is enraged with his Newport County counterpart Graham Westley over his handling of young striker Rhys Healey.
Cardiff manager Neil Warnock has heaped praise on central defender Sol Bamba, saying he wouldn’t want anyone else at the heart of his defence.
Cardiff boss Neil Warnock has revealed he was left ‘disappointed’ not to get a call over the summer from Aston Villa regarding their vacant managerial role.
(Picture: Action Images) Cardiff City boss Neil Warnock has warned fans they will have to be patient before the side […]