PDF Embedder for WordPress

PDF is a robust file format used for a variety of purposes.  At times you may want to embed PDF content right into your WordPress website.  There are a few ways to accomplish this however the traditional methods are inelegant.

Traditional/Unsatisfactory Methods:

  • Use an iframe.
  • Link to PDF resource, direct URL, in a new tab.

Preferred Method:

The PDF Embedder plug-in displays the file in-line with your content, looks great and provides basic controls such as zoom and next page.  You can see the PDF Embedder in action as used by DCM Inc. to show off some glowing reference letters from their clients, example 1 & example 2.