This is a PDF viewer plugin that allows you to embed your PDF catalogs, magazines and brochures as flipbooks on your web site in HTML5 format for free.
FlowPaper Home Page | Examples
The plugin supports the majority of browsers and devices. It is currently limited to PDF documents that are 15 megabytes or smaller for PDFs that are not uploaded to FlowPaper cloud.
To publish larger PDF documents, customize the look and to show the viewer without FlowPaper branding, please visit our homepage. It supports both light and dark themes.
How to embed a PDF using a URL:
Add a the plug in shortcode to a post like this:
Change the PDF Url (“http://full-url/document.pdf”) to a PDF file you want to display. Voila!
How to embed a new PDF uploaded to WordPress:
Click on the “Media” link in the left panel
Upload your PDF document
Click on the uploaded PDF document and copy the URL to the PDF file
Create a new post and add the shortcode to your post. Update the url in the shortcode to the URL you copied from your media library
How to embed a publication uploaded to FlowPaper Cloud:
Make sure the publication is uploaded to FlowPaper cloud using the desktop publisher
Copy the link that the desktop publisher created for you
Create a new post and add the shortcode to your post. Update the url in the shortcode to the URL you copied from the desktop publisher
Style of the viewer theme (default: “dark”) by adding the “theme” parameter and setting it to either “light” or “dark” like this:
Opening in a Lightbox overlay
You can modify the header that is displayed (default: “Loading viewer …”) by adding the “header” to the embed code like this:
Setting Publication Title
You can modify the publication title that is displayed (default: PDF title) by adding the “title” to the embed code like this:
FlowPaper is a web pdf viewer that uses a number of technologies to bring your PDF documents to the web in the most beautiful friendliest ways possible.
For a full set of features and an unbranded viewer, please visit the FlowPaper home page. This plug in is built so that people can experience one of our pdf viewers as easy as possible.
pdf – source of the PDF you want to embed: ;
width – width in pixels or in percents: or ; by default width=”100%”;
height – height in pixels: ; by default height=”500″;
theme – sets the theme for the viewer: ; “dark” by default;
singlepage – lets you to force the viewer to only show one page at the time: ; “auto” by default which selects single page if the publication uses landscape pages;
lightbox – opens the viewer in a lightbox overlay when clicked: ; “false” by default;
cover – sets a image cover to be used for the viewer. Useful in combination with the lightbox setting: ;
header – sets the header for the viewer: ; “Loading viewer …” by default;
title – sets the title for the viewer: ; taken from the PDF by default;
id – allows to add the id of the flowpaper frame: ; removed by default;
same_height_as – allows to set the height of flowpaper same as target element: , , , ; removed by default;