✱ Say hello to the most popular WordPress Dropbox plugin!
Out-of-the-Box is a user-friendly, highly customizable, innovative Dropbox plugin for
WordPress that displays your documents, images and media files in a beautiful way directly on your posts and pages.
No coding skills required!
✔ Dropbox Basic ✔ Dropbox Plus ✔ Dropbox Business
✱ The #1 Ultimate Dropbox plugin
Out-of-the-Box is a user-friendly, highly customizable, innovative Dropbox plugin
for WordPress that displays your documents, images and media files in a beautiful way directly on
your posts and pages.
✔ Dropbox Basic ✔ Dropbox Plus ✔ Dropbox Business
It is really easy to display content stored on your Dropbox Account on your WordPress pages and posts with
Out-of-the-Box – there are just a few clicks to make:
- Link your Dropbox Account to the plugin with just 1 click!
- In the WordPress Page or Post editor, open the Out-of-the-Box Shortcode Builder and choose a pre-configured
- Select the Dropbox Folder which should be used as starting point for the plugin.
- Simply adjust the shortcode in the Shortcode Builder via intuitive controls and options.
- Insert the Shortcode and publish your page!
Out-of-the-Box is the #1 Ultimate Dropbox plugin for WordPress on the market – and part of a series of
Cloud Plugins already powering 10.000+ company websites improving their workflow. Join now and
start using your Dropbox even more efficiently by integrating it on your website!
Out-of-the-Box user-friendly modules saves you tons of time sharing and managing documents and media on your
WordPress site, keeping your content in the Cloud.
◉ FILE BROWSER | ❱❱❱ DEMO
Looking for the best solution to share your Documents on a WordPress site? Just use this File Browser module and
manage your Documents easily via the Dropbox platform. The File Browser will make sure
that your files are automatically shown on your WordPress site. The plugin will keep everything in sync!
◉ PHOTO GALLERY | ❱❱❱ DEMO
Tired of the process of uploading, selecting and building your gallery on a WordPress site? The
Out-of-the-Box Gallery will automatically create an amazing Gallery from your Dropbox
folders directly. Keeps your images stored only on your favorite cloud platform.
◉ UPLOAD BOX | ❱❱❱ DEMO
Looking for the best solution to let your user upload content to your Dropbox? This provides you the
tools. The Box is even extra powerful with its form plugin integrations and in combination with the Private Folders
feature. That allows you to create a Client Area on your Dropbox where each client can upload their documents to
their own private folder.
◉ MEDIA PLAYER | ❱❱❱ DEMO
Stream your media files directly from the cloud with a HTML 5 mediaplayer. The Media Player has an amazing skin and
supports powerful features like: playlists, playback speed, captions,etc. It can automatically create a playlist of
the media files in a by you selected folder.
mp3, mp4, m4a & m4v (AAC/H.264),
oga & ogv (Vorbis/Theora), webmv (Vorbis/VP8).
This plugin contains awesome features and integrations, allowing you to build highly customizable, powerful
solutions for your clients with just a few clicks.
ALL IN THE CLOUD
Dropbox can ease the burden on your server, reducing disk space by storing your website’s heavier
elements externally. Instead of copying files to your server, this plugin will manage the files directly on
Dropbox. Users will download files directly from Dropbox servers increasing performance and saving you
Implementing Out-of-the-Box on your site has never been easier! Although it has an impressive number of options,
even beginners will manage to configure the modules to their wishes with our intuitive workflow.
Directly see your Documents or Images in an amazing Lightbox that is included in the plugin.
Out-of-the-Box is also able to render your almost every kind of Document so people don’t need to download
them before they can see the contents.
Let your users search files by file name and extension. When using Dropbox Business, you also have the ability to use
the full-text search which allows you to search beyond the names of your files.
UPLOAD DIRECT TO THE CLOUD
Files smaller than 300MB can be uploaded directly from the users device to the Cloud! For larger files, you will be
limited by the upload limits on your server.
Just want to embed Documents directly on your WordPress Page or Post? You can use the Out-of-the-Box Embed
button in the WordPress Editor and the plugin will make sure that your selected documents are nicely
integrated into your page.
PRIVATE FOLDERS / USER FOLDERS
Easily and securely share documents on your Dropbox with your clients. The Private Folders feature
allows you to link your clients to their ‘own’ folder in the cloud so they can preview, download and upload
documents to their own private folder. You can link your WordPress Users manually to their own folder or let the
plugin handle this for you automatically!
The plugin perfectly integrates into the WordPress User system allowing you to select which Users & User Roles
should have the permission to see modules and view download, upload, rename, delete files or folders. You set the
permissions per module.
Do you want to track if someone downloads, uploads or delete files? The notification system can send you
customizable emails when this happens! You will immediately know when a client needs your attention.
Keep track of all previews, downloads, streams, uploads & more in the reports section of the plugin or via a summary
email. The events can also be send to Google Analytics.
Good looks aren’t everything, so we made sure that Out-of-the-Box also loads lightning fast! Our
intelligent Caching System will make sure that everything is running smoothly!
The plugin is multi-language ready and has over 15+ translations in its package. If needed, you can quite easily
translate the plugin by yourself by using the special WordPress Plugin: Loco Translate. Do you
want to contribute to the plugin by providing your language translation? The purchase costs of the plugin will
happily be refunded if you send in a new translation.
To save your time and bandwidth, the plugin only include it assets when it is really required on the page. –
no extra traffic and faster loading!
Your content will look great with the plugin on both desktop and mobile sites whether it is a File Browser,
Gallery, Upload Box or a Media Player module.
First released in 2013, our plugin has since then been constantly been improved in terms of features,
usability and beginner-friendliness. When you have questions, comments or problems, just create a ticket and we do
our best to help you out!
LIFETIME UPDATES – Free of Charge
We offer automatic updates, free of charge. Stay up to date with Out-of-the-Box and receive our latest
releases and enhancements.
LOOKING FOR A NEW FEATURE?
We are always looking for valueable feedback to keep improving the plugin. If you need more functionality than the
plugin currently offers, please contact us via our support channel! We will happily check if it is feasible to add
your suggestion to a next version of the plugin, or perhaps develop a piece of PHP code that will help you out.
↯ Powerfull Integrations
Seamlessly integrates into other well crafted WP plugins, allowing you to build even more powerful
Out-of-the-Box integrates nicely into WooCommerce and it allows you to serve your Digital Downloads directly from
Dropbox! Use the ‘Upload Integration’, you can also let your customers upload document to their orders & store them
in an order specific folder on your cloud account.
ADVANCED CUSTOM FIELDS (ACF)
Use the Advanced Custom Fields plugin to take full control of your WordPress edit screens & custom field data. The
ACF integration of the plugin allows you to select cloud files and folders and make them accessible in your pages
and posts! Use the ACF get_field() function to get access to the metadata of the items to display this in
any theme template file.
With Uncanny Automator, use your existing plugins, sites and apps to build powerful workflows that do everything automatically. The WP Cloud Plugins add multiple triggers which can be used in your Automate Recipies. For instance, you can fire your actions when a certain plugin event is triggered (new upload, file removal, etc). You can use it to send e.g. an email notification, a tweet, whatsapp messages or send data to other apps.
Do you want more flexibility than the Upload Box can provide? Out-of-the-Box seamlessly integrates into
popular form plugins allowing you the create the perfect Form!
✔ Gravity Forms
✔ Fluent Forms
✔ Formidable Forms
✔ Contact Form 7
✔ WP Forms
Shared links and Direct links to your files can be shortened using one of the Shorten APIs that are supported by the
With support for reCAPTCHA (V3), you can make sure the only real humans will be able to access and use the plugins
❔ Frequently Asked Questions
Q: Where can I find the documentation for this plugin?
The documentation is included in the plugin package and also can be found here.
Q: Which License do I need?
FAQ article: All about
Licenses (Single site / Multisite / Developer / Bulk).
Q: How can I update the plugin to the latest version?
Updates will automatically appear in your WordPress Plugin Dashboard. If you have trouble using the
WordPress updater, check this FAQ article: How do I update
Q: How can I get support?
You can reach us via our dedicated support channel. Your
purchase comes with 6 months of free support. You can renew/extend your support package if you need support after
- WordPress 5.3+
- PHP 7.4+ with cURL extension (available and enabled on almost all servers).
The plugin is PHP 8 compatible.
Always have the latest version of the plugin available via the WordPress updater!
⚡ Current version: 2.3 (20 January 2023)
❱❱❱ Release Notes