PDF.js Viewer

Description

Incorporate Mozilla’s PDF.js viewer into your pages and posts via a Gutenberg block or a simple shortcode. PDF.js is a javascript library for displaying pdf pages within browsers.

Features:

  • Gutenberg Block and Shortcode
  • Elegant speckled gray theme
  • Customizable buttons
  • Page navigation drawer
  • Advanced search functionality
  • Language support for all languages
  • Protected PDF password entry
  • Loading bar & displays partially loaded PDF (great for huge PDFs!)
  • Document outline
  • Advanced zoom settings
  • Classic Editor: Easy to use editor media button that generates the shortcode for you
  • Support for mobile devices

Shortcode Syntax:

[pdfjs-viewer url=http://www.website.com/test.pdf viewer_width=600px viewer_height=700px fullscreen=true download=true print=true]
  • url (required): direct url to pdf file
  • viewer_width (optional): width of the viewer (default: 100%)
  • viewer_height (optional): height of the viewer (default: 800px)
  • fullscreen (optional): true/false, displays fullscreen link above viewer (default: true)
  • fullscreen_text (optional): text, change the fullscreen link text (default: View Fullscreen)
    • Spaces not allowed. Use %20 in place of spaces.
  • fullscreen_target (optional): true/false, open the fullscreen link in a new tab
  • download (optional): true/false, enables or disables download button (default: true)
  • print (optional): true/false, enables or disables print button (default: true)
  • zoom (optional): auto/page-actual/page-width/page-fit/50/75/100/200/300/400, PDF zoom level (default: auto)
  • search_term (optional): string, highlights matching text on PDF load. Only single words are working at this time.

Want to help develop the plugin? Found a bug? Find us on GitHub.

Invalid Block? Update it.

Older blocks will be marked as invalid in Gutenberg as we add new features. You just need to “Attempt Block Recovery” and that should update it.

Screenshots

Blocks

This plugin provides 2 blocks.

  • PDF.js Viewer
  • Embed PDF.js Viewer

Installation

This plugin can be installed either directly from your WordPress admin panel by searching for PDF.js Viewer, or downloading from the WordPress Plugin Repository and uploading and expanding the archive into your sites wp-content/plugins directory.

Reviews

اکتوبر 1, 2020
Very nice 👍 But it is desirable if the viewer has a file download feature in progression So that pages are not loaded unless the user lands on them
سپتمبر 9, 2020
Does exactly what you need it to do! Easy to implement and very clean presentation of your particular PDF.
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Contributors & Developers

“PDF.js Viewer” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

Contributors

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Changelog

1.5.7

  • Fix for those not running WordPress 5+ where a fatal error would show because a function I called didn’t exist.

1.5.6

  • New options page to set the default settings.
  • Only showing the ‘Add PDF’ media button to posts using the classic editor as it only works in the classic editor.
  • Added a filter to pass in a custom domain if URLs are proxied. pdfjs_set_custom_domain
  • Added a filter if you want to edit the PDF URL. pdfjs_set_custom_edits
  • Ability to hide Search via setting on options page.
  • Ability to show Sidebar via setting on options page.
  • Ability to highlight a search term on PDF load.

v1.5.5

  • High Five 🖐

v1.5.4

  • Reworking way we make the PDF url relative.

v1.5.3

  • Remove only the first instance of the domain name from the URL. Leave it if it’s in a directory or file name.

v1.5.2

  • Making the PDF URL relative so that maybe Microsoft Defender won’t complain.
  • Allowing the viewer to be called directly.
  • Hiding the Open button.
  • Checking for register_block_type function before calling it to better support WordPress 4.x. Thanks @Now-Italy-Demo @octoxan
  • Made the PDF URL relative to hopefully fix Windows Defender security issues.
  • Adding option to open the fullscreen link in a new tab.

v1.5.1

  • Reverting the update to Mozilla PDF.JS library as it broke older browsers and some other setups.

v1.5

  • Updated Plugin Name
  • Updated Plugin Icon
  • Gutenberg Block
  • Updating Mozilla PDF.JS library.
  • Adding a class to the fullscreen link.
  • Ability to customize fullscreen link text.
  • Ability to customize default zoom level.
  • Classes so you can style things easier.
  • Shorter default height.

v1.4.6

  • Renaming URL variables to prevent a possible Edge security message.

v1.4.5

  • Fixes a version number issue that was introduced in the last version.

v1.4.4

  • Brings back the ability to hide print and download.
  • Adds version numbers to URLs to hopefully break caches and prevent weirdness.

v1.4.3

  • Fixes an issue where PDFs wouldn’t load on production sites due to a setLanguage error.

v1.4.2

  • Added title to iFrame for accessibility.
  • Cleaning up code per WordPress standards.

v1.4.1

  • Updating the Readme

v1.4

  • Updating to PDF.JS version v2.3.200
  • Updating the Readme
  • Adding Gutenberg Callout

v1.0 – 1.3

  • The birth of the plugin and first few versions.