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Sidebar widget for the presentation and visualization of colored julia and mandelbrot fractals. Animated zoom realized as GIF animation is used to dive into and explore the internal structure of fractals.

Please ensure that you are connected to the internet when testing this plugin/widget on your local wordpress installation (i.e. on localhost), otherwise it will not be able to load and display required media files.


  • configurable number of fractals
  • zoom-in effect (GIF animation)
  • provides different colorful fractals

More about Fractal Explorer


  • Zoom into impressive julia fractals

  • Animated dive into infinity


  1. Download plugin file
  2. Extract zip file to “wordpress/wp-content/plugins/”
  3. Activate plugin
  4. Add widget to the sidebar
  5. (optional) Change default settings


How do I customize the appearance of the widget?

Just edit fractal-explorer/style.css.

How do I customize the backend of the widget?

Just edit fractal-explorer/style2.css.

Which languages are supported?

english, german and spanish

Contributors & Developers

“Fractal-Explorer” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

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Interested in development?

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