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Embed Code Generator


Tired of trying to incorporate an embed code for your infographics that actually works? Worry no more! Embed Code Generator is a free WordPress plug-in that allows you to add an “Embed This” code to posts that contain infographics or any other graphical content you wish to allow people to share.

Embed Code Generator Fields

  • Source (URL) – The full URL to the image.
  • Link Image To – This is where the image will link to when placed on another site.
  • Title (optional) – When populated, adds in the “title” attribute of the img tag.
  • Alt Attribute (optional) – When populated, adds in the “alt” attribute of the img tag.
  • Width (optional) – Designate the width of the image.
  • Height (optional) – Designate the height of the image.
  • Courtesy of [Your Site Name] (optional) – When populated, will display a courtesy link after the image crediting the source of the image.
  • Courtesy of [Your Site URL] (optional) – If this and the “Courtesy of [Your Site Name]” are populated, a link will be provided to the source of the image.


  1. Download the plugin from this page and extract it
  2. Copy the “embed code generator” folder to the “/wp-content/plugins/” directory
  3. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  4. That’s it! You will now see the “embed code” fields within the “Add/Edit Post” section of your WordPress installation.

Screenshot of Embed Code Fields

Post Installation

Within the “Add/Edit Post” section, simply fill-in the appropriate fields to generate an embed code at the bottom of your post or leave blank to exclude an embed code.


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