Import PDF as a WordPress post using Free plugin

Aspose.PDF Importer plugin

WordPress started as a blogging tool and has evolved throughout the years into a powerful website builder and a robust content management system (CMS). Being a content management system (CMS) enables you to organize and display the content on your site. Since its free, so it is appropriate when you are operating on a small-business budget. Another interesting fact is that it’s easy to use and flexible enough to make different types of websites and it has grown so much in popularity. According to a recent survey, WordPress powers 32.3% of all websites on the internet.

During data collaboration, we usually share documents and if you are using WordPress as your CMS, you may receive files in MS Word, PDF, TXT, etc format. However, PDF is among the popular and widely used formats because it preserves the document layout when viewing on different Operating Systems as well as any PDF viewing tools. So in order to add the PDF content into the digital archiving system, you will have to manually type all the details or copy the content from individual PDF pages.

Keeping this requirement in mind, we have developed Aspose.PDF Importer plugin which takes PDF file as an input and read contents of PDF documents without requiring any other software such as Adobe Acrobat or Adobe Reader. The WordPress plugin is developed using Aspose.PDF Cloud and demonstrates the powerful conversion features of Aspose.Pdf Cloud API.

Installation through Admin Panel

WordsPress Admin plugins section
Image 1:- WordPress Plugins section.

WordPress Admin panel is an easy and convenient mechanism to install the plugins. Login to the WordPress admin panel and click the Plugins menu option.

Click Install Plugin button and enter Aspose.PDF Importer in the search field. Hit the enter key and it will list the plugin. Click Install now button and then click Activate button (which appears in the same place).

Aspose.PDF Importer plugin as search result
Image 2:- Aspose.PDF Importer plugin as a search result.

Once we have activated the plugin, it appears in the list of available plugins as shown in the image below.

Aspose.PDF importer plugin Activated.
Image 3:- Aspose.PDF importer plugin Activated.

Click the Settings link to enable FREE Unlimited Access. On the Aspose Pdf Importer Options page, click the FREE Unlimited Access button. Upon successful subscription, an App SID will be generated and displayed which will be helpful when contacting the technical support team for any queries in Product support forums.

PDF Importer plugin settings screen.
Image 4:- PDF Importer plugin settings screen.
Free unlimited access enabled for the plugin.
Image 5:- Free unlimited access enabled for the plugin.

Installation using .ZIP archive

Another approach of installing Aspose.PDF Importer plugin is using .ZIP archive.

  • Visit wordpress.org plugins page and download aspose-pdf-importer.3.1.zip.
  • Open the Plugins section and click Add New button.
  • On Add plugins Page, click the Upload plugin button.
  • Provide the location of .zip located over the system.
  • Click the Install Now button.
  • Now click the Activate Plugin button.
  • Finally, under the settings section of the plugin, click button.
Image to upload aspose-pdf-importer.3.1.zip package.
Image 6:- Provide the location of aspose-pdf-importer.3.1.zip package.
Image to Activate Plugin.
Image 7:- Image to Activate Plugin.

Create Blog through PDF import

Click Posts link from the left menu and click Add New button appearing in front of Posts heading. In the blog editor page, a new Aspose.PDF Importer button appears. Click the Browse button and provide the location of PDF document who content you want to import into Post. Make the required changes and over the page and then click Insert PDF to Editor button.

Aspose.PDF Importer plugin while creating a new blog.
Image 8:- Aspose.PDF Importer plugin while creating a new blog.
Provide the path to PDF file.
Image 9:- Provide the path to PDF file.

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