Aspose PDF Importer


Aspose PDF Importer Plugin for WordPress allows developers to get/read contents of PDF document without requiring any other software such as Adobe Acrobat or PDF reader. This module demonstrates the powerful import feature provided by Aspose.Pdf . It adds a simple button above Editor in WordPress and asks for the PDF file to be imported into the editor. Once the Pdf file is provided, users get the document contents displayed on the editor immediately.

Plugin Requirements

  • This Plugin works only with PHP version >=5.3


  1. Functionality of reading text from the pdf file. You can click on “Aspose Pdf Importer” button, it will popup a box, which will display two tabs “Select Local Files” & “Select Aspose Cloud Storage File”. You can click on “Select Pdf file” button and select a pdf file from your local machine, after successful upload, you need to click on the “Insert PDF to editor” button. It will put the text from the selected pdf file to the editor.
  2. Functionality of reading text from the pdf file located at Aspose Cloud Storage.
  3. See this blog post for detailed manual


  • Plugin configuration settings
  • Post Page with "Aspose Pdf Importer" button
  • Aspose Pdf Importer popup for selecting whether to read content from local file or aspose cloud file.


  1. Creating an account at is a prerequisite for adding Aspose Key & ID in the settings. Please check the link to see how you can get app keys
  2. Download the plugin and extract it.
  3. Upload the directory ‘/aspose-pdf-importer/’ to the ‘/wp-content/plugins/’ directory.
  4. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress.
  5. Click on ‘Aspose Pdf Importer’ link under Settings menu to access the admin section.
  6. See this blog post, for detailed manual


Can I use Aspose Pdf Importer plugin without having account on ?

No, you cannot use this plugin without having account on aspose cloud. You need to go and create a new account with aspose cloud.

From where I can get App SID & App Key ?

Login with your aspose account by going to the link . Then go the My Apps section and check the Manage My Apps section, you will find your credentials. Put these on the “Aspose Pdf Importer” plugin settings page.

Can I use word doc file to read and insert text into the editor ?

No, this plugin is only for pdf files. For the doc file reader, you have to use our different plugin, which is Aspose Doc Importer.


April 8, 2018
It managed to import 4 words from my PDF article, formatting was all over the place. Completely useless.
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Contributors & Developers

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


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  • This is the first version


  • PHP Version check is included.