Questions tagged [pdf]

The Portable Document Format (PDF) is a file format used to present documents in a manner independent of application software, hardware, and operating systems.

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Wordpress stopped generating thumbnails from PDF [closed]

I have a client for which I made use of the automated thumbnail generation. When uploading a PDF, I grab the jpg file generated from the first page (introduced in WP 4.7 IIRC), and show it to the end-...
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Attach and retrive multiple pdf files to post or page

I need to create two sections that will respectively contains only some pdf to downloads. I've never used pdf inside a wordpress websites, my question is how I can display them or in any case had a ...
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How to display PDF in a new tab instead of downloading? [closed]

I'd like to open some external PDF files in a new tab instead of downloading them. Here you can see the problem : https://quantum-genomics.com/en/investors/annual-information/ Thx for your help ;)
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Generate PDF form on click a button

I developed a WordPress website that has a game developed by unity, and once the player finished the game he got a result button once he clicked the button I need some API to create a database record ...
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Searching content in a PDF file

I would like to add the ability to search the content in pdf files by site visitors. I would like to make it easier for visitors to search so that they don't have to use the CTRL + F keyboard shortcut....
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Is It Possible to Upload Certain Attachment Files To A Remote Server

My Situation I'm developing a book-store WordPress website where you can purchase and download books in PDF format. I don't want to use the local space for file storage (the host provider offers ...
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Wordpress5.2.3: Better File Download Plugin validation issue

I am using Better File Download plugin for uploading a PDF file from the Admin panel. The issue is it allows all file type which listed in wp_get_mime_types() function. I want to give a validation ...
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Create template for just a print

I have custom post which prints some content in tabbed table, where only selected tab is visible. Now, if print is selected, I would like to print contents of all the tabs. The problem is, that some ...
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TCPDF only exports .pdf when user is administrator

Context I use TCPDF for PDF generation hooked to admin-post. The admin-post-action handling function retrieves an object from database according to query parameters, requires a template.php and ...
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Why embedded PDF documents sometimes failed to load on my website

My WordPress site Reload on every hour, and sometimes some of the PDF documents (random) don't load. All embedded PDF's are only one sided. Why is this happening? UPDATE: This happen only on Chrome ...
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PDF Viewer Origin is Different

PDFf POSTER or any other pdf viewer plugin is showing an error saying that the origin is different but the pdf files are hosted on the site itself. ERROR PAGE LINK
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Open Custom Post Type as PDF

I have a custom post type set up using CMB2. I have overriden the standard print template, so when a user wants to print the page it takes the CMB2 fields and organizes them into a specific layout ...
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How to link my plug-in to form parsing PDF plug-in?

I've developed a plug-in with specific (I'm mean non WordPress native) permission system, specific tables, specific tab system (each tab actually has a distinct form given that each has like hundreds ...
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Customized PDF Gift Cards in WooCommerce

I would like to offer gift cards in my WooCommerce shop. Ideally it should look like Amazon: Demo: Amazon Gift Voucher The user should have the possibility to choose a design and adjust it with ...
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How to do string attachment with wp_mail

I'm using a gift card plugin for my woocommerce shop and I would like to add a generated pdf file to allow customers to download the gift card as a pdf. The idea is to use TCpdf or Fpdf to generate ...
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How to upload PDF from Front-End and post automatically?

I have a medical client and they want to upload and post pdf automatically. So I stumbled upon frontend uploader, which allows users to upload and post an image to a blog post. It does however post ...
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SSL certificate verify failed

I have a gift voucher plugin for wordpress that creates a PDF after a user has finished filling in a form and sends it to the users email. This plugin uses the fpdf library to create the pdf. It ...
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Change meta data of pdf file

I've noticed recently that pdf files provided by client have got indexed with weird and random title tags when searched for in google (site:mysite.com/path-to-file.pdf). Now I've tried to change it ...
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How to create multiple pages for PDFs

In my wordpress site, I have multiple PDFs that I need to display in individual pages. I could just create a page for each PDF, but this seems very tedious. The pages will each be very similar, they ...
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How do i create a search option for pdf's only

I need help with a search page. We are a circuit court and use the latest version of WordPress for our website (flcourts18.org). We want the public to be able to search our administrative orders, ...
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Some data has already been output, can't send PDF file - fpdf issue in Wordpress

I encountered a problem with FPDF in wordpress. Actually, I am developing a wordpress plugin where need to generate pdf. As a php application its working fine. But when I converted it to wordpress ...
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How does the media library determine if a PDF file has preview images?

When PDF preview images are available, how does the Media Library determine that it needs to display them? Does it check for a '_wp_attachment_metadata' record in the postmeta table? And where in ...
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Client PDF Upload (Catalogue) - Automatically update link to PDF

I've built a custom WP theme. In the footer is a button to "download catalogue". The catalogue is a PDF created by the client which is periodically updated. I'm looking for some pointers on a good ...
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automatic PDF invoice with FPDF in PHP (creating Plugin)

I hope someone can help me. What I would like to achieve: I would like to create an automatic PDF invoice, as soon as an order has taken place and download it to a folder. It DOES NOT have to be ...
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Add Watermark to PDF's of logged in user in WordPress upon upload to media library [closed]

How can I add a watermark to my PDFs that are uploaded via the media library of the logged in WordPress User when viewing and printing the pdf. I have tried utilizing plugins but they are all limited ...
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PDF Image in content

Since 4.7, Wordpress generates images representing the first page of any PDF that is uploaded. https://make.wordpress.org/core/2016/11/15/enhanced-pdf-support-4-7/ This is useful when choosng what to ...
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Password Protecting Media

Is it possible to password protect a PDF for visitors to our website (not users)? We have uploaded a PDF to our media and created a link to it on a page, but we would like to password protect just ...
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How to change link of an uploaded file to the media library

My client wants a PDF to be linked from a page with a different link structure. Currently I have it set up so the path to the document is this site.com/wp-content/uploads/date/PDF.pdf What they ...
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How do you use WP slugs for PDF files / media?

I have hundreds of PDFs that are linked throughout my site, and these PDFs all have a unique document number and revisions. e.g. 902367 version I What I would like to do is have a defined slug for ...
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Add pdf to a website

I'm building a website containing a lot of pdf files, i added those files with add media button when creating a page, my question is when i open that page, does it mean in my navigator that i charged ...
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Find file url in post content and add it to media library

I'm using the Postie plugin to receive an email to create a post. In that email there will be link(s) to a pdf. I'm using wp_extract_urls and code from this post to try to add the pdf to the media ...
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How can I make an attachment page for pdf uploads?

I have an attachment page for post images, so that when I click on the thumbnail (on the front end) it takes the user to the attachment page for that image, how would I do the same for pdf files, so ...
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How do I fit a function inside an opening and closing do_shortcode

How do I fit a function inside an opening and closing shortcode. I have this function that displays the post's pdf attachment url $file= get_post_meta( $post->ID, 'teacher-resume-upload' ); if ( ...
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Post Title to link to a PDF

I want to link a Post Title to the PDF. I feel my solution is somewhere in wp_get_attachment_url() but I can't figure out how. Also, I'd like my pdf to be located in ../wp-content/uploads/year/month/...
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Using a .pdf file as a page in wordpress

I'd like to create a link on my wordpress site to a .pdf that I have already created. Ideally create mywebsite.com/filename.pdf or mywebsite.com/foldername/filename.pdf I do not need a link or a ...
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Attaching a pdf to Contact Form 7 e-mail via functions.php [closed]

I'm trying to attach pdf files to an e-mail manually and I did some research on the topic and found this code: add_action('wpcf7_before_send_mail','send_pdf'); function send_pdf( $cf7 ) { $id = ...
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Restrict PDF links

How can I restrict only the PDF files that I uploaded through FTP, I copied the link of each PDF file and created buttons in WooCommerce, I can Restrict the Page/Post but not the PDF. I want users to ...
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Private pdf files

I would like to give access some private pdf files to only logged in users. I have this in my htaccess: RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} ^.*(pdf)$ RewriteCond %{HTTP_COOKIE} !^.*wordpress_logged_in.*$...
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Password protected uploaded PDF page

I created a custom post-type called "designs" for this case. So I want the client to go to his backend and click "Create new Design", this will open up the create page screen, now I want my client to ...
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PhantomJS with wordpress

I know it sounds basic but I'd really appreciate some help/guidence on how to use phantomjs on my wordpress project. I'm using Windows 8.1 and local host with xampp for now. I've downloaded phantomjs ...
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List and show uploaded pdf files dynamically

I want to show all the PDFs for a specific WordPress page. I exactly want that the PDF documents will upload from the admin panel and I want to show all the PDFs in a page in the front-end dynamically....
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Create Custom Post Type PDF File (Like Media) Then Add Searchable Custom Fields

I want to create a simple website that stores PDF for search. The PDFs do not need to be searchable themselves (I mean, that would work, but there are only three items on each file so using custom ...
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wp_mail issue with sending PDF

I have a problem with wp_mail and sending a PDF. The code below occasionally works and when it does, you can only see the message content within the iPhone, and not Yahoo or Gmail. function ...
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Build custom pdf from users choices

I would appreciate a bit of guidance on how we can achieve the following functionality on our Wordpress site: Users click a selection of topics on a checkbox list A custom pdf is created for them ...
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Where do the favicons for Media Files come from

I have uploaded some PDFs to the Media Library. I cannot find a way to set the browser favicon for the PDF media files. Where does WordPress get the favicon from? Is there anyway to control the PDF ...
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WordPress Codex or equivlent for Kindle use?

Is there a mobi/epub version of the Codex that I can use with an e-reader?
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Extensive search filtering and results->PDF in the front-end

Is it possible to implement the following, and if so, what is the best (or one of) the ways to do so: The setup: A custom post type 'listing' Custom taxonomies: 'artist', 'price', 'location', 'year',...
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Open all PDF or docx link as iframe

I have posts in my WordPress as a link for pdf like this:- To show Doc place click here :- http://domain.com/2012-04/item-1335086631.pdf I need to convert this link to embed to show file in my site. ...
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how do i embed the pdf gallery in wordpress post

I want to show the epaper of newspaper. Is there a way that i can embed a gallery of pdf in post just like the gallery of images
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TCPDF get_post_meta outside the loop

I want to be able to export a html page to PDF. I downloaded TCPDF (mainly because it allows me save High resolution images and shrinks the filesize.) The TCPDF folder is in my theme folder. If a ...