PDF Viewer – WordPress Plugin


PDF Viewer is a responsive WordPress plugin for embedding PDF recordsdata on a WordPress web site.

If checking compatibility together with your different plugins : If you’re not sure about compatibility with different plugins in your web site you are able to do a small take a look at by utilizing the “Lite Model” of this plugin (Download link).

Embed PDF in WordPress

You may embed a PDF both in a WordPress submit or web page or a customized submit sort by way of a shortocode. You may set the PDF to occupy the total width of your web page, or embed the PDF in a dimension of your selection.


The rendered PDFs are responsive. On altering the display screen dimension, PDF shall be resized robotically.

Safe your PDF

You may safe your PDF in order that customers are pressured to come back to your web site to see the PDF. Even when a person manages to obtain the PDF, he can not open it as a result of it’s password protected.

How does that work ? You password defend the PDF, and permit the plugin to open it with a particular key. The plugin makes use of this key to decrypt the password of the PDF, and open it. All this occurs internally.

We’ve got made a particular utility in our web site the place you will get a safe key in your PDF. Check it out here

Full-Display screen Mode

There’s a full-screen choice accessible within the plugin, which permits the PDF to seen in full display screen of the browser. The person may have no bother in studying the PDF.

Extract Picture of the First Web page of the PDF

That is one other viewing mode of the plugin. Usually the PDF are rendered together with menu buttons (subsequent web page, prev web page and so forth), however by way of this mode the first web page of the PDF is robotically extracted and positioned within the web page. Now when a person clicks on this picture, the PDF is seen in a modal dialog (together with the menu buttons).

Checkout the demo of this mode

That is yet one more mode of the plugin. That is helpful in instances the place you don’t wish to present the total PDF explicitly. You place a standard hyperlink in your web page. When a person clicks on this hyperlink, the PDF Viewer pops up in a modal dialog.

That is most helpful in instances the place you might be “house constrained”.

Checkout the demo of this mode

Set a Theme Shade for PDF Viewer

You may set a theme colour of your selection for the PDF Viewer. Utilizing this, you’ll be able to ensure that colours match with the remainder of your web site.

Obtain the PDF

The person can obtain the PDF by a click on of a button. You may even select to conceal the obtain button, for those who don’t need the person to obtain the PDF.

Subsequent and Prev Buttons to Navigate Pages of the PDF

The person can undergo the PDF by clicking on a “Subsequent Web page” & “Earlier Web page” button. He also can use keyboard arrow keys to navigate the PDF. (prime & left key to go to the earlier web page, down & proper key to go to the following web page).

Get Analytics Knowledge

As a web site proprietor, you’ll prefer to understand how the PDF is getting used within the web page, and whether or not customers are literally seeing your PDF. The plugin will get you analytics knowledge of the PDFs. You may get to know whether or not the person carried out some motion on the PDF. You can too get to know whether or not the person learn all of the pages of the PDF.

You may configure the no of seconds after which a PDF web page is taken into account as seen. In the event you set it to 2 seconds, the web page shall be thought of as seen if the person spends at the very least 2 seconds on it. The entire PDF shall be thought of as seen if the person spends 2 seconds on every web page of the PDF. All this analytics knowledge you will get straight to your Google Analytics dashboard !

Embed Any Variety of PDFs in a Single Web page

There’s no restrict on the no of PDFs you can embed in a single submit or web page.

Suitable with WooCommerce

PDF Viewer is suitable with WooCommerce. Will probably be good if clients can see product handbook, invoices and so forth within the retailer itself.

Obtain Lite Model for Free

There’s a “Lite Model” of this plugin, which you’ll be able to obtain free of charge. You can download it here

jQuery / Javascript Plugin

A responsive jQuery / Javascript plugin can also be accessible with the identical options as this plugin.


  1. Every license (Common or Prolonged) is for one web site. If you wish to use the plugin on further web sites please buy licenses for every.
  2. If this plugin is utilized in a bit the place the person of your web site has to pay, you want to buy an prolonged license.
  3. For 10+ licenses, there’s a 30% low cost. Please contact me earlier than for this.

Model Change Log

Model 3.3 (24th Mar, 2018)

* PDF.JS up to date to model 1.9

Model 3.1 (third Nov, 2017)

* Safe PDF with an encrypted key
* Get analytics knowledge, and ship it to Google Analytics

Model 2.0 (ninth Oct, 2017)

* Responsive 
* Added keyboard controls to navigate the pages of the PDF

Model 1.3 (30th Sep, 2017)

* Now you can set a theme colour for the PDF Viewer
* Fastened navigation bar in full-screen mode
* Improved icons
* Three modes added to PDF Viewer :
   1) Regular mode wherein PDF shall be rendered with navigation buttons
   2) Picture mode wherein solely the primary web page of PDF is proven as picture. On clicking this PDF is proven as a modal
   3) Inline textual content mode - On clicking a textual content, PDF is seen as a modal
* Improved person interface (specifically for mobiles)
* CSS fixes

Model 1 (29th Aug, 2017)

* Preliminary launch