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Embed Any Document

Easiest way to upload and display PDF, MS Office and more documents on your WordPress website using Google Docs Viewer or Microsoft Office Online.

Embed Any Document WordPress plugin lets you upload and embed your documents easily in your WordPress website without any additional browser plugins like Flash or Acrobat reader. The plugin lets you choose between Google Docs Viewer and Microsoft Office Online to display your documents.

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Supported file types

  • Microsoft Word (docx, docm, dotm, dotx)
  • Microsoft Excel (xlsx, xlsb, xls, xlsm)
  • Microsoft PowerPoint (pptx, ppsx, ppt, pps, pptm, potm, ppam, potx, ppsm)
  • Adobe Portable Document Format (pdf)
  • Text files (txt)
  • TIFF Images (tif, tiff)
  • Adobe Illustrator (ai)
  • Scalable Vector Graphics (svg)

Key Benefits of Embed Any Document WordPress plugin

  1. Easy to Upload and Embed. Embed Any Document is integrated seamlessly into the post editor. With a click of ‘Add Document’ button it lets you upload documents directly into media library and embed them.

  2. No 3rd party plugin needed. The plugin uses Google Docs Viewer and Microsoft Office Online’s services to display the documents in your website. You will not require any additional browser plugins to view the documents and you can expect maximum compatibility for your documents.

  3. Option to choose the viewer. You can choose between Google Docs Viewer and Microsoft Office Online to display your document. If one service is down, you can switch to another easily.

  4. Cross-browser compatibility. The viewers are mobile-ready and cross-browser compatible.

  5. Clean and Minimal UI. Embed Any Document comes with a clean and clutter-free UI.

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This is an AWSM Project.

Author Awsm Innovations
Contributors awsmin
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    ‘Add Document’ button integrated into WordPress visual editor

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    Add document popup

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    Inserting Document

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    Add from URL

  1. Upload the entire embed-any-documents folder to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory.
  2. Activate the plugin through the 'Plugins' menu in WordPress.
  3. Done.

Upload or link the documents to your site using the ‘Add Document’ button in the Visual editor.

V 2.2.5 - 2016-05-12

  • Minor bug fixes and enhancements

V 2.2.4 - 2016-04-04

  • Minor bug fix

V 2.2.3 - 2016-04-04

  • Added option to change download link text
  • Responsive height support for embeds
  • Language compatibility fixes

V 2.2.2 - 2016-03-10

  • Added ppsx support.

V 2.2.1 - 2015-10-03

  • New Language localization.

V 2.2 - 2015-06-24

  • Replaced magnific popup with thickbox.
  • Fixed: Media library serach bug.
  • UI Improvements

V 2.1 - 2015-01-25

  • Missing image fix.
  • Error handling.

V 2.0 - 2014-12-31

  • UI Improvements
  • Various bug fixes
  • Performance improvements
  • Introduced plus version with cloud support

V 1.0.2 - 2014-11-24

  • Added option in advanced option to choose viewer.
  • Added option in settings to enable and disable media library insert.
  • Fixed: Editor permission issue.

V 1.1.1- 2014-12-8

  • Removed media insert override option.

V 1.0.1 - 2014-11-12

  • Removed unsupported file types.
  • Updated support tab.

V 1.1 - 2014-11-12

  • File Not Found fix

How do I add documents?

Once the plugin is activated you can find ‘Add Document’ button in your WordPress visual editor. Just click on that and follow your heart.

File not found error in my localhost site!

The viewers (Google Docs Viewer and Microsoft Office Online) do not support locally hosted files. Your document has to be available online for the viewers to access.

I have another question that you must add in your FAQ.

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Seamlessly embed and display PDF, Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint documents on your WordPress website.

Version 2.2.5

Requires WordPress version: 3.5 or higher

Compatible up to: 4.7.2

Last Updated 08 Dec 2016

Date Added: 10 Nov 2014

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