EmbedPress – Embed Google Docs, YouTube, Maps, Vimeo, Wistia Videos & Upload PDF, PPT in Gutenberg & Elementor



EmbedPress lets you embed any engaging and interactive multimedia content such as videos, images, posts, audio, maps, documents, PDF, and much more into your WordPress site with one click and showcase it beautifully for your website visitors.

Fuel up your storytelling by embedding content directly on to Classic Editor, Gutenberg (Block Editor), Elementor, or by using EmbedPress shortcodes on other WordPress Page Builders with complete ease.


With EmbedPress, all you need is an URL to embed attention-grabbing content from over 100 websites. Find the URL for your preferred video, image, audio files, post, or map and simply cut-and-paste the link into a WordPress post. EmbedPress automatically understands the URL and instantly embeds fully responsive content on your websites.


EmbedPress makes embedding engaging content on Classic Editor, Gutenberg (Block Editor) & EmbedPress completely hassle-free for you with seamless compatibility.

Or, you can also effortlessly use advanced EmbedPress shortcodes to embed content into any of your preferred WordPress Page Builders, like Beaver Builder & Divi, in less than a minute.


EmbedPress is now certified as a recommended plugin by and 100% compatible with the most popular WordPress Multilingual Plugin, WPML. Translate your favorite embedding solution for WordPress into any and all of your preferred languages with a few, easy steps.

🌟 Most Popular Sites People Are Embedding with EmbedPress:

  • Google: You can embed Google Maps, Docs, Forms, Sheets and more.

  • Facebook: You can embed Facebook posts and videos to your site.

  • Videos: You can quickly embed YouTube, Wistia, Vimeo, Dailymotion, or Twitch videos.

  • Audio: You can embed Spotify, Boomplay, Soundcloud, and Mixcloud audio.

  • Images: You can embed Imgur, Giphy and Deviantart images, plus others.

📄 Upload PDF, DOC, PPT or almost any filetypes, right from WordPress

  • Supported Filetypes: PDF, PPT (Powerpoint Presentration), DOCS, XLS (Excel Files)
  • Supported Editors: Block Editor (Gutenberg) & Elementor

EmbedPress makes embedding PDFs and Documents on the Gutenberg Block Editor much easier by introducing an exclusive ‘Document Block’.


  • Add Custom Branding by embedding your own customized logo and call-to-action buttons.
  • Embed a ‘Subscription Button’ and boost conversion rates for your website & your YouTube channel.
  • Show or hide closed captions & enable live chat with every video.
  • Allow autoplay, display video annotations and related videos, and much more.


We’ve seen that EmbedPress supports YouTube, Wistia and Vimeo, but EmbedPress also supports around 20 more video sources:


Along with YouTube video embeds, EmbedPress also enables you to embed custom logos and call-to-action buttons to other multimedia contents to brand them with your website:

  • Custom Branding for Vimeo video embeds [PRO]
  • Custom Branding for Wistia video embeds [PRO]
  • Custom Branding for Twitch stream embeds [PRO]
  • Custom Branding for Dailymotion embed [PRO]
  • Custom Branding for Documents & PDFs [PRO]


  • Vimeo: Play your videos on Loop [PRO], turn on Auto Pause [PRO], enable DNT [PRO], and much more.

  • Wistia: Start your videos with a Custom Volume [PRO] with Controls [PRO], enable Captions [PRO], and Rewind videos when needed.

  • Twitch: Show Chat [PRO], enable a Custom Theme & Full Screen Button, and more.

  • Dailymotion: Show Logo [PRO], display Video Information or Play Controls, and more.

  • SoundCloud: Add a Buy Button [PRO] or Download Button [PRO], enable Share Button, display Username & more.

  • Spotify: Choose a Player Background Color and embed Artist Follower Buttons [PRO].


Google Drive is an enormously popular service that has replaced Microsoft Office for many companies. Using Google Drives can bring your information to life, whether it’s stored in documents, maps, drawings, spreadsheets, or presentations. EmbedPress supports all of these Google Drive options:


With EmbedPress, you can add Facebook Posts to WordPress, using just a URL. Facebook post embeds are possible, but they’re not easy to use via normal methods. EmbedPress is different:


EmbedPress supports all of these major options for audio on your WordPress site:

Here are multiple other audio options supported by EmbedPress:


EmbedPress supports most popular image-hosting sites, including Deviantart, Giphy, Imgur, Flick and Instagram:


With EmbedPress, you have a wide variety of options for adding charts and diagrams to your WordPress site. We already saw that EmbedPress supports Google Drawings, but here are 5 more options for charts:


🙌 After reading this feature list, you can probably imagine EmbedPress is the best plugin in the market. So, do you want to unlock the advanced features? Upgrade to our Pro version.


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  • YouTube Embeding Example
  • EmbedPress Screenshot - Dashboard
  • EmbedPress Screenshot - Shortcode
  • EmbedPress Screenshot - Custom Branding
  • EmbedPress Screenshot - Features (Spotify)


Deze plugin voorziet 14 blokken.

  • EmbedPress
  • EmbedPress PDF
  • Google Calendar
  • YouTube
  • Wistia
  • Google Docs
  • Google Slides
  • Google Sheets
  • Google Forms
  • Google Drawings
  • Google Maps
  • Twitch
  • Document
  • EmbedPress – Embed Google Docs, YouTube, Maps, Vimeo, Wistia Videos & Upload PDF, PPT in Gutenberg & Elementor


Modern Way:

  1. Go to the WordPress Dashboard “Add New Plugin” section.
  2. Search For “EmbedPress”.
  3. Install, then Activate it.
  4. Follow the Documentation

Old Way:

  1. Upload embedpress to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  3. Follow the Documentation


Where Can I Get Support?

You can ask for help via the EmbedPress contact form.

Do I Need Coding Skills To Use EmbedPress?

Not at all. You can set up everything your team needs without any coding knowledge. We made it super easy.


7 december 2021
Just what I've been looking for to embed my Google docs into Wp block editor.
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The format is based on Keep a Changelog
and this project adheres to Semantic Versioning.

[3.3.0] – 2021-11-18

  • Added: Google Calendar support for public calendar.
  • Few minor bug fix and improvements.

[3.2.1] – 2021-10-17

  • Fixed: PDF embed issues for both Elementor and Gutenberg.
  • Few minor bug fixes and improvements.

[3.2.0] – 2021-10-06

  • Added: New PDF widget for Elementor editor.
  • Added: New PDF block for Gutenberg editor.
  • Fixed: PDF responsive issues.
  • Fixed: Alignment issues in block editor.
  • Few minor bug fixes and improvements.

[3.1.3] – 2021-09-09

  • Added: Alignment feature for Gutenberg and Elementor.
  • Few minor bug fixes and improvements.

[3.1.2] – 2021-08-25

  • Added: Some pro features into free plugin
  • Fixed: Conflict with Web Hook plugin.
  • Fixed: Responsive issue for PDF embed.
  • Few minor bug fixes and improvements.

[3.1.1] – 2021-08-05

  • Added: WPML compatibility.
  • Fixed: Deprecated notice in WP 5.8.
  • Fixed: Event headings css selector issue.
  • Updated: PDF library to latest version.
  • Improved: Embed documents using object tag instead of embed tag.
  • Few minor bug fix and improvements.

[3.1.0] – 2021-07-19

  • Added: SoundCloud and DailyMotion in option menu.
  • Fixed: Meetup Embed.
  • Fixed: EP undefined,copy paste error in Elementor visual Editor.
  • Separated: Free and Pro features in Elementor Editor.
  • Few minor bug fix and improvements.

[3.0.4] – 2021-06-23

  • Added: Shortcode feature for all editor
  • Added: Boomplay Single track support
  • Fixed: Conflict with Gutenberg plugin.
  • Fixed: Youtube Playlist preview not working in Gutenberg and classic editor
  • Fixed: Google map error in php 8
  • Fixed: Spotify album and playlist not loading issue
  • Few minor bug fix and improvements.

[3.0.3] – 2021-06-08

  • Added: Compatibility with Wistia, Vimeo and Twitch Branding
  • Improved: JS for logo uploading and refactored some previous code.
  • Few minor bug fix and improvements.

[3.0.2] – 2021-05-30

  • Removed : Ajax saving from license page.
  • Few minor bug fix and improvements.

[3.0.1] – 2021-05-27

  • Added : Settings panel AJAX saving.
  • Improved : Saving method, user will get notified for any unsaved data.
  • Fixed: Responsive issues for facebook.
  • Few minor bug fix and improvements.

[3.0.0] – 2021-05-19

  • Redesigned : Entire Settings panel.
  • Revamped : Code Structure for better performance
  • Added: Option to enable and disable any Elementor or Gutenberg editor widgets.
  • Few minor bug fix and improvements.

[2.7.7] – 2021-04-23

  • Hotfix – notice correction.

[2.7.6] – 2021-04-06

  • Hotfix

[2.7.5] – 2021-04-06

  • Added: URL field type to settings library.
  • Added: Number field type to settings library.
  • Fixed: PHP dependency from src folder to be removed from plugin build.
  • Few minor bug fix and improvements.

[2.7.4] – 2021-03-23

  • Hotfix: Fatal Error

[2.7.3] – 2021-03-23

  • Added: Dedicated button to apply height width on Block Editor.
  • Improved: Facebook and Instagram works without APP key
  • Fixed: Responsive issues for Gutenberg
  • Fixed: New York Times Video not embedding issue
  • Fixed: Sutori Content not embedding issue
  • Removed: Unused options from the settings page
  • Few minor bug fix and improvements

[2.7.2] – 2021-02-18

  • Added: New Gutenberg block ‘EmbedPress’ that supports 100+ sites.
  • Added: Controls in elementor widget like height width, color etc
  • Fixed: Gutenberg editor preview issue on google maps and docs etc.
  • Fixed: Default aspect ratio and background issue in Elementor widget
  • Upgraded: cbg-scripts version
  • Few minor bug fix and improvements

[2.7.1] – 2021-02-01

  • Few minor bug fix and improvements

[2.7.0] – 2021-02-01

  • Updated: Embera PHP Package
  • Fixed: API response status
  • Few minor bug fix and improvements

[2.6.2] – 2020-10-28

  • Fixed: Facebook & Instagram Embedding issue
  • Fixed: PHP error on WordPress 4.9.8
  • Fixed: Additional stylesheets loaded in frontend
  • Fixed: Conflict with WordPress 5.5.1
  • Few minor bug fix & improvements

[2.6.1] – 2020-09-14

  • Twitch Issue Fixed
  • Fixed some minor issues

[2.6.0] – 2020-07-22

  • Added Document Blocks for Gutenberg/Block Editor
  • Added Document widget for Elementor
  • Fixed Infogram embed issue
  • Fixed some minor issues

[2.5.5] – 2020-05-19

  • Enhanched YouTube Playback control in Gutenberg
  • Fixed Gutenberg Block Icon
  • Fixed Conflict with Default Block if Classic Editor is Active

[2.5.4] – 2020-05-10

  • Enhanched Alighment Control for all Gutenberg Blocks
  • Added a simple YouTube Blocks for Gutenberg
  • Added Docs Link for all Gutenberg Blocks
  • Added present version number in Option Screen for clarity
  • Fixed Links in Option Screen
  • Fixed Content Error in Blocks

[2.5.3] – 2020-04-22

  • Fixed minor issue related to Google Sheets in Elementor without Classic Editor
  • License update to GPLv3 from GPLv2

[2.5.2] – 2020-04-09

  • Fixed Google doc design issue
  • Compatibility with WordPress 5.4

[2.5.1] – 2020-03-25

  • Fixed Wistia video issue in Elementor
  • Fixed Admin notice dismissible

[2.5.0] – 2020-03-15

  • Added EmbedPress widget for Elementor
  • Fixed Google map http error

[2.4.1] – 2020-03-04

  • Fixed global iFrame resize capacity

[2.4.0] – 2020-03-02

  • Gutenberg Compatibility improvement
  • wp ombed class update
  • Global iFrame resize capacity
  • Removal of all pro licensing class from free
  • Minor typo fix
  • License update to GPL 3.0
  • V2.3.3 and prior had slug issue with pro addons’ slug issue, its fixed from 2.4.0
  • Code is now maintained by WPDeveloper.

[2.3.3] – 2019-11-11

Minor Fix for EmbedPress version in includes.php file

[2.3.2] – 2019-11-11

Refactoring Gutenberg Blocks

[2.3.1] – 2019-04-24

Added Wistia and Twitch blocks for Gutenberg

[2.3.0] – 2019-03-06

  • Added blocks for Gutenberg for Google Docs, Google Slides, Google Sheets, Google Forms, Google Drawings and Google Maps;

[2.2.2] – 2018-12-14

  • Fixed compatibility with Disable Gutenberg plugin if installed with JetPack and Classic Editor;
  • Updated the “Tested Up To” version to 5.0 in the readme file;

[2.2.1] – 2018-12-10

  • Add constant EMBEDPRESS_PLG_VERSION for keep backward compatibility with not updated add-ons;

[2.2.0] – 2018-12-10

  • Fixed compatibility with WordPress 5, Gutenberg, and WordPress 5 with Classic Editor;
  • Removed useless settings for showing or hidding the preview panel when Gutenberg is used;
  • Fixed Devianart embeds;
  • Fixed Google Docs embeds;
  • Fixed Google Maps embeds for urls from places;
  • Changed the constant for plugin version from EMBEDPRESS_PLG_VERSION to EMBEDPRESS_VERSION;

[2.1.6] – 2018-08-03


  • Fixed a blank screen when Gutenberg is enabled – for now it disables if Gutenberg is enabled;

[2.1.5] – 2018-08-03


  • Fixed embeds in the Beaver Builder;

[2.1.4] – 2018-06-27


  • Fixed embed preview after recent TinyMCE updates;
  • Fixed Twitch embeds after their new URL structure;

[2.1.3] – 2018-06-12


  • Fixed Google Maps embeds over https;
  • Fixed the license API URL for using https;
  • Fixed Google Docs to use https;

[2.1.2] – 2018-05-23


  • Fixed Twitch embeds with numbers;


  • Added support to Twitch clips;

[2.1.1] – 2018-04-18


  • Fixed validation of license key for add-ons;

[2.1.0] – 2018-02-08


  • Changed the label of the menu from Embeds to EmbedPress;
  • Updated structure for plugins to validate licenses on embedpress.com;


2018-02-07 =


  • Fixed embeding for Scribd URLS with /document/;
  • Fixed scrolling on Google Docs for iOS devices;


  • Rebranded to EmbedPress;
  • Removed Freemius integrations and contact form;


  • Added POT file for translations;

[2.0.2] – 2017-10-26


  • Fixed PHP 5.3 compatibility;
  • Fixed JS error which prevented to paste text in the editor if the preview was disabled;
  • Fixed validation and activation of license keys for plugins;

[2.0.1] – 2017-10-16


  • Fixed responsive support for Mixcloud embeds;
  • Fixed scripts related to AMP avoiding to load them more than once;
  • Fixed custom attributes for Reddit on AMP pages;

[2.0.0] – 2017-08-02


  • Renamed to EmbedPress
  • Changed minimum WP version to 4.5


  • Fixed compatibility between Visual Composer and the modal window style;
  • Fixed the modal window to edit embeds to recognize the responsive field correctly from the shortcode’s params;
  • Fixed color picker padding for “Clear” button, and hex color input field;

[1.7.5] – 2017-06-21


  • Fixes PHP warning: Cannot use object of type stdClass as array, for imgur
  • Fixes PHP warning in the add-ons tab
  • Fixes embed for urls matching google.co.*
  • Fixes PHP Warning on the add-ons tab
  • Fixes CSS class for non-responsive embeds

[1.7.4] – 2017-05-18


  • Fixed JS incompatiblity with some 3rd part plugins
  • Fixed the Add-on link in the footer
  • Fixed typos
  • Fixed the “Hello Dolly” message in the Freemius opt-in dialog


  • Updated the text in the readme file
  • Updated the plugin name in the Freemius integration
  • Updated banner image
  • Simplifies the regex to detect URLs

[1.7.3] – 2017-04-10

  • Fixes support for Wistia URLs

[1.7.2] – 2017-04-07

  • Fixes the image for the freemius dialog

[1.7.1] – 2017-04-06

  • Removed the account submenu
  • Removed the Freemius tab
  • Fixed the menu color

[1.7.0] – 2017-04-06

  • Added support for color-picker field in add-on’s settings
  • Added new filter allowing add-ons to register additional urls and providers
  • Added Freemius integration
  • Fixes some file permissions
  • Changed logo

[1.6.3] – 2017-03-13

  • Fixed PHP Warning for Gist urls

[1.6.2] – 2017-03-13

  • Fixed Issue embeds making them responsive
  • Fixed pasted text with wrappers
  • Fixed issue with doubled content on paste
  • Fixed issue when pasting formated text, it was loosing the formatation

[1.6.1] – 2017-03-07

  • Fixed embed of links from reverbnation.com;

[1.6.0] – 2017-02-28

  • Added support to preview embeds inside editors rendered in frontend;
  • Fixed some embeds not respecting custom dimensions;
  • Fixed some embeds not being rendered as they should in frontend due to invalid characters in the url;
  • Fixed embeds not being rendered in editors on some WP instances;
  • Tweaks on the plugin settings page;
  • Code enhancements.

[1.5.0] – 2017-02-15

  • Added support to embed Giphy URLs;
  • Added support to embed Twitch streams & chat URLs;
  • Fixed odd behavior with non-shortcoded embeddable URLs;
  • Fixed bugs when having multiple editors in a single page;
  • Updated copyright info;
  • Updated Settings page layout;
  • Code enhancements.

[1.4.4] – 2017-01-24

  • Pasted text containing urls no longer should lose its formatting;
  • Minor other enhancements.

[1.4.3] – 2017-01-13

  • Text fixes and enhancements;
  • Updated plugins url;
  • Updated list of supported providers.

[1.4.2] – 2017-01-09

  • Fixed the plugin activation in older PHP environments (>= 5.3.0);
  • Option description enhancements.

[1.4.1] – 2017-01-06

  • Fixed Google services embeds.

[1.4.0] – 2017-01-06

  • Added support to WordPress 4.7;
  • Added support to Embedpress own plugins;
  • Fixed bug that was preventing interaction with some embeds;
  • Code enhancements.

[1.3.1] – 2016-11-14

  • Fixed a bug that could break the editor in some cases;
  • Moved EmbedPress Settings page link to the main admin-sidebar;
  • Minor CSS enhancements.

[1.3.0] – 2016-11-04

  • Enhanced Crowd Ranking url detection;
  • Ability to force a different language into Facebook embeds via settings page;
  • Minor CSS fixes and enhancements;
  • Fixed stylesheet conflicting with some other plugins;
  • Fixed a lot of bugs with Facebook urls;
  • Fixed bug where the embed controllers were not appearing to some serivce providers;
  • Fixed a lot of bugs with GettyImage urls;
  • Fixed a lot of bugs with Github Gist urls;
  • Fixed a lot of bugs with VideoJug urls;
  • Fixed a lot of bugs with NFB urls;
  • Fixed bug where the editor was treating non-embeddable urls as normal embeds;
  • Fixed bug where nbsp; were added before and after the embed every time the user switch from Visual to Text mode;
  • Dropped support to Edocr due to embed inconsistency;
  • Dropped support to Aol On Videos.

[1.2.0] – 2016-10-04

  • Fixed bugs with PollDaddy embeds;
  • Fixed bugs with Vine embeds;
  • Fixed bugs with Twitter Collection and Moments embeds;
  • Fixed bugs with SmugMug embeds;
  • Fixed bugs with SlideShare embeds;
  • Fixed bugs with Infogram embeds;
  • Fixed bugs with MobyPicture embeds;
  • Dropped support to IFTTT embeds;
  • Probably fixed the double embed on paste bug;
  • Prevent mouse interaction with the embed while its being loaded;
  • Changed the general look of EmbedPress embeds;
  • General code enhancements;
  • General minor optimizations.

[1.1.3] – 2016-09-20

  • Updated plugin’s description to a more concise text.

[1.1.2] – 2016-09-19

  • Updated plugin’s description and the list of supported service providers.

[1.1.1] – 2016-09-15

  • Fixed missing bug that was breaking the plugin on some environments.

[1.1.0] – 2016-09-14

  • Added support to PollDaddy urls;
  • Fixed uncommon bug that was breaking the plugin on some environments;
  • A lot of other bug fixes and enhancements.

[1.0.0] – 2016-07-27

  • Initial release.