- Added Bookshelf Widget
- Added List Grid Widget
- Removed Unnecessary fields from embed and link widgets
- Updated compatibility with the latest PDF viewer for WordPress and Elementor
Will talk briefly about the updates but first, you need to know what Elementor PDF viewer for WordPress Add-on is and how it works.
Elementor PDF viewer for WordPress Add-on
PDF viewer for WordPress is a WordPress plugin that lets every WordPress user upload and display PDFs with a perfect reader. This plugin also enables the flipbook feature which makes the PDF turning process 3D animated. It also has many other features that are needed to make the reading process easier for visitors. More on that, PDF viewer for WordPress lets the WordPress admin choose the toolbar option whether they want to show them or hide them from visitors. This is one of the most used WordPress PDF Viewer and Flipbook plugins since 2014.
Elementor PDF viewer for WordPress Add-on works as the bridge between Elementor and PDF viewer for WordPress. With this Add-on you can easily embed PDFs using Elementor Page Builder. It has currently five widgets after this update and you can just drag and drop the PDF viewer to embed them or show them as a link on your WordPress page/post. This Add-on requires PDF viewer for WordPress because it embeds the PDF files that you previously uploaded to your website using PDF viewer for WordPress
If you upload the PDF without PDF viewer for WordPress it will show just with the reader that some browsers provide and if the browser is not compatible then your visitor can’t see or read that file. Also, it won’t be the same on every browser. But if you use this Add-on and embed PDF with PDF viewer for WordPress it will come up the same on every browser and it will also have many toolbar options like search, thumbnails, page number, share, print, download etc.
How to Use Elementor PDF viewer for WordPress Add-on
This Add-on is not standalone. It works with PDF viewer for WordPress so you need to get both this Add-on and PDF viewer for WordPress. You can find both of these on CodeCanyon. Then all you need to do is just to upload your PDF to your website with PDF viewer for WordPress. Then while editing with Elementor, search for ‘PDF’ and you will get five widgets.
- PDF Viewer Link
- PDF Viewer Embed
- PDF Viewer Image Link
- Bookshelf – Display PDF Viewer
- List/Grid – Display PDF Viewer
Use any one of them and you can embed your PDF on your WordPress page/post. If you want to learn detail about using Elementor PDF viewer for WordPress Add-on read this article.
Latest Updates of Elementor PDF viewer for WordPress Add-on
1. Added Bookshelf Widget
A new widget is added with Add-on. This widget will arrange and organize the PDF files as a Bookshelf. But to use this bookshelf option, you need to use an Add-on called ” Display PDF viewer for WordPress Add-on”. Check this image to see what a bookshelf looks like.
This is the most unique and amazing way to organize your PDF Files. It enhances the visual experience of a website.
2. Added List Grid Widget
Apart from the bookshelf feature, two other features, List View and Grid View are added to the ‘Display PDF viewer for WordPress’ Add-on. You will get a new List Grid widget with Elementor PDF viewer for WordPress Add-on. Check the image below of the List/Grid view of PDF files.
3. Removed Unnecessary fields from embed and link widgets
There were some unnecessary fields before in the embed and link widget of Elementor PDF viewer for WordPress Add-on. Those unnecessary fields made working a bit tough so we decided to remove them and it has become even more user-friendly.
Just like there is no navigative widget and image viewer link is added. This will show up as an image with a link. When a visitor clicks the image it will open the selected PDF viewer.
4. Updated compatibility with the latest PDF viewer for WordPress and Elementor
PDF viewer for WordPress and Elementor both have been updated recently. So in order to avoid any kind of compatibility issue we have updated the compatibility with both PDF viewer for WordPress and Elementor. Now you can work smoothly and there will be no issues whatsoever.
Elementor PDF viewer for WordPress Add-on is a life saver for Elementor users. Cause this is the only option for them to easily upload and embed PDF files with the best reader or viewer. Without a proper pdf reader, visitors don’t like to read or stay on the page so it is important to upload the PDF in the right manner.
Get this Add-on from CodeCanyon. If you have any queries or need any feature updates pin that into the comments or you can mail us too. That’s all for today.