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How to Embed PDF files in WordPress Blog Post

When you create a blog or any website you may need to Embed PDF files in WordPress many times to provide more information to your blog readers.But many reader face problem as they can’t read the information of the PDF file without adobe reader.

You can embed this files in your  blog posts so that your readers can read it very easily.You can embed it very easily by using a WordPress Plugin.The plugin which is help you to embed your PDF files in website is ‘Google Doc Embedder’.

Embed PDF files in WordPress Blog Post

Before Embed PDF files in WordPress you have to download and install Google Doc Embedder plugin.By this plugin you can embed different types of file such as PDF, XLS,PSD, DOC, PPT,TIF.Dont Embed Google Docs because Google Docs API is to display locally hosted files in the blog not embedding from the Google Docs itself.

How to Download and Install Google Doc Embedder Plugin to Embed PDF files in WordPress Blog Post

Embed PDF files in WordPress

If you want to download this plugin you have to go your add Plugins option of your Dashboard. Here you will find a search box. Just put the Google Doc Embedder in search box and then search.Then you need to install it.After complete your installation click on Active option to active this plugin. When it will be activate you will see a GDE option in your Dashboard Settings.

Note: When you will use it don’t need to have a Google Doc account.

How to Embed PDF files in WordPress Blog Post

After installation and Activation Google Doc Embedder you have to go GDE settings to configure some basic settings. You may go to GDE settings through Settings option of your Settings tab. There are many option you will find in General settings option such as Viewer Mode, Default Language,Default size, File Base URL, Download link, Link Text, Link
Position, Link Behavior etc. You can select and change this option.

Embed PDF files in WordPress

You can change viewer mode section. If you select Enhanced viewer then you will find different option in toolbar such as page number, previous/ Next page, zoom in/out, full screen/New window.You can select any option by check mark.Moreover you can change the page area background color and page border color.

You can select your document width and height in Default size settings.In Download link section if you want to downloaded link visible to everyone than you have to select All Users by default or you can select just logged in users.

In Advance tab Option you can set how the plugin integrated in visual editor, you can also set maximum file size and set Error handling.You can Export and import file for backup and migration purpose.

How can you Embed PDF files in WordPress Blog Post page or post ?

After complete your installation you will get a g mark button which has added in your Visual editor.

Embed PDF files in WordPress

When you will click on this button a Google Doc Embedder window will be open.Put your PDF url in this URL or file name filed. Select width or height of document.You will find here a short code preview which will be generate automatically.

Google Doc Embedder window

Click on insert button to Embed PDF files in WordPress.Your blog readers read it without any Adobe Browser now.

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