Actively maintained & supported since 2014. Latest update (10.8.0) on 20th January 2023, compatibility tested with latest WordPress
PDF Viewer for WordPress is the best selling premium PDF Reader plugin for WordPress on CodeCanyon (7,100+ Sales) since 2014. With this plugin, You can display and embed PDF Files of your WordPress Website with a modern PDF Reader & FlipBook. Use it for any kind of pdf’s like eBooks, Invoices, Flyers, Brochures, Product Catalog, Product Manuals, Product Documentation, Service Quote, Proposal, Restaurant Menu, SEO report, Resume. Reports and any other pdf file you may have.
Get 2 for the price of One (FlipBook + PDF Reader)
PDF Viewer for WordPress comes with 2 standalone features. The regular PDF Reader and a special Flipbook mode PDF Reader. You’re getting both features at the price of one.
What is PDF Viewer for WordPress ?
PDF Viewer for WordPress is a simple WordPress plugin that Provides a nice interface to view pdf files on your site. Now you can embed pdf files with a nice viewer directly on any page/post of your WordPress website. Also, It comes with another shortcode with that you can allow a particular pdf file to open with the viewer.
This is a great & useful plugin if you want to display pdf files of your site with a nice viewer like Acrobat reader. It comes with page navigation, Download, Print, Presentation mode & lot more cool tools.
Here is a list of features:
- Automatically find pdf links & activate viewer if you choose that option.
- FlipBook View makes it look more appealing.
- Translatable into 100+ Languages
- Fully Customizable PDF Viewer. Customize the colors of viewer to match with your sites color combination.
- Embed pdf with a feature rich viewer on WordPress page/post
- Feature Rich Admin Panel & Shortcodes
- Share pdf on social networks
- Send link to friend via email
- Enable/Disable social sharing
- Enable/Disable Print Option
- Enable/Disable Download Option
- Enable/Disable Presentation mode
- Enable/Disable Find Option
- Enable/Disable Logo
- Enable/Disable Zoom
- Enable/Disable Page Navigation
- Enable/Disable auto linking of pdf links to viewer
- Brand viewer with you own logo
- Logo links to homepage of your site
- 4 Shortcodes with lots of parameters.
- Shortcode for viewing pdf file on any post/page
- Shortcode to add a text link to your pdf file on any post/page
- Fully Responsive PDF viewer
- Style & Customize all the single items.
- Compatible with most modern browsers
- Fast & smooth user experience
- Retain Image Quality
- No Third Party links, install the viewer on your website.
- No Limitation of pdf size
- It uses jQuery to replace url’s automatically which won’t effect on your Site’s SEO if you use the plugin on old site.
1. WP File Access Manager
Need to restrict access to PDF Viewers by user/login status/user roles ? Get WP File Access Manager for this. It also integrates with WooCommerce and Paid Memberships pro plugins.
1. Elementor PDF Viewer for WordPress Addon
Using Elementor page builder on your site? Use the power of elementor to create PDF Viewer shortcodes. This addon allows you to insert PDF Viewers right from your elementor editor.
2. WPBakery Page Builder Addon
Using WPBakery Page Builder on your site? Use the power of WPBakery Page Builder to create PDF Viewer shortcodes. This addon allows you to insert PDF Viewers right from your WPBakery Page Builder editor.
3. Divi Builder Addon
Using Divi on your site? Use the power of Divi Builder to create PDF Viewer shortcodes. This addon allows you to insert PDF Viewers right from your Divi editor.
4. Navigative Addon
Want to embed multiple pdf files using a single viewer on a page? Navigative addon does it for you!
This plugin is very easy to use. Just install the plugin & configure options according to your needs. Please follow the link below for full documentation :
Browser Compatibility Report
Chrome – compatible
Firefox – compatible
Safari (14+) – compatible
opera – compatible
Chromium Based Edge – compatible
10.8.0 ( 20 January 2023 )
* Added [pvfw-image-link] shortcode * Moved zoom, jump to page, pagemode settings to edit pdf viewer page from shortcode builder * Added a button to copy pdf viewer url on archive and single viewer edit page * Divi addon is now available: https://themencode.com/divi-pdf-viewer-for-wordpress * Misc. Other improvements
10.7.0 ( 23 November 2022 )
* Added instructions under a few setting fields * Organized & Optimized css code * Fixed a Warning for pagemode parameter * Fixed typo issues * Added Video & Documentation Links on plugins page * Misc. Other improvements
10.6.5 ( 16 October 2022 )
* Fixed Warnings on Fresh Installation * Added Dismissable Notice in case of invalid registration * Misc. Fixes and improvements
10.6.4 ( 2 September 2022 )
* Updated the way custom color option works to prevent 403 forbidden issues on some servers * Fixed Global options reset issue on plugin activation for existing installations * Fixed Issue with Legacy Pages auto Selection in global settings * Fixed Issue with Pagenav Display on Automatic Link & embed options * Fixed issue with print/download settings on single pdf viewer setting
10.6.3 ( 25 August 2022 )
* Fixed Warnings on Fresh Installation * Fixed Issues with Theme Selection on Single Viewer * Fixed Issues with Theme Selection on Global Settings * Misc improvements
10.6.2 ( 23 June 2022 )
* Fixed Warnings on 404 page * Fixed some warnings for fresh installations * Misc improvements
10.6.1 (23 March 2022)
* Fixed a small issue
10.6 (23 Marh 2022)
* Fixed ODD spread mode not working issue * External Links are set to open in new tab now * Go Home button set to use parent target for WFAM protected files * Misc. improvements to get rid of various warnings
10.5.1 (4 February 2022)
* Fixed broken issue happening for custom color scheme
10.5.0 (3 February 2022)
* Updated pdf js build * Various improvements
10.4.5 (28 October 2021)
* Updated Options Framework * Misc. Improvements.
10.4.4 (09 October 2021)
* Fixed issue with purchase code registration happening to some users.
10.4.3 (01 October 2021)
* Fixed fatal error showing on some sites.
10.4.2 (15 September 2021)
* Improvement to automatic zoom option * Added option to define a viewer height on mobile * Various other improvements
10.4.1 (25 August 2021)
* Fixed Issue on firefox with tabs * Added Separate jQuery * Changed PDF Viewer Capability. * Misc. improvements
10.4 (02 July 2021)
* Fixed Automatic Update issue. Please update to this version manually to be able to use auto-update feature from next versions. * Fixed issue with Printing * Fixed Some issues with zoom * Added 2 new shortcode parameters for zoom and page mode. * Misc. improvements
10.3 (27 June 2021)
* Misc. improvements. * Registration now required.
10.3 (27 June 2021)
* Misc. improvements. * Registration now required.
10.2 (23 June 2021)
* Added translation pot file * Fixed issue with Zoom * Misc. improvements.
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