This plugin hasn’t been tested with the latest 3 major releases of WordPress. It may no longer be maintained or supported and may have compatibility issues when used with more recent versions of WordPress.

PixelRockstar Photos for your WordPress


Easily add legal, high-quality stock photos to your blog post or website without leaving WordPress. Pick any image from 5 million stock photos and insert with 3 simple clicks for as low as $0.57 per image. You can choose from three packages PIXEL (10 photos per year), ROCK (50 photos per year) and STAR (350 photos per year). Just select the photo you want and use directly in WordPress without having to think about anything else. 100% legal images to use forever in your WordPress website, Social Media and Newsletters.

Key features

  • Stock photos directly in your WordPress articles
  • Pick from 5 million legally-safe images – with a few clicks
  • Images from $0.57 per download
  • Automated Copyright notices for editorial press
  • Bunch of options for improved SEO
  • Use images for as long as you want in your digital publishing channel
  • High-Resolution images for Retina Displays – 2000 pixels wide
  • Avoid legal risks related to free imagery. Get safe-to-use images from $0.57 per download

Ease of Use

PixelRockstar delivers stock images quick and easy, saving you time to do what you love

Legally Safe

Avoid the legal risks of using free imagery from the Internet. PixelRockstar gives you safe-to-use images.

Best Prices

Stock photos and illustrations for as little as $0.57 per image.

Social Media & Newsletter included

PixelRockstar Digital License lets you use images in your social media outlets as well as in your WordPress posts.


“PixelRockStar just knocked it out of the park on this one. Get access to millions of images from right within the visual editor at a fraction of the cost. No need to worry about copyright issues. WordPress website owners can now work faster, smarter and save money.” from Brian Jackson – Director of Inbound Marketing at Kinsta

Quick Video-Demo

Gutenberg support

PixelRockstar Photos Support


  1. You need to have a paid account with us to download photos. This plugin uses a private API to search and download the photos.
  2. Use your private API-Key to get the download feature in the plugin enabled
  3. You can not use the PixelRockstar Photo plugin without a purchased subscription or download amount from us.


  • Search, find and download stock photos within your normal Media Library in WordPress from our 5 million legally-safe images.

  • The stock photos will download directly into your Media Library and you can use them forever for as many Websites as you own, for Social Media and even for your Newsletters.

  • With one click you can add the image to your post. The image is optimized in size and has SEO-friendly captions and ALT-Tags.


This section describes how to install the plugin and get it work.

You can install the plugin automatically from within your WordPress interface. Simply login to WordPress, select Plugins from the menu and then Add New. Search for “PixelRockstar” and click the Install link to automatically install the plugin. Don’t forget to click “Activate” to start using it.

For older versions of WordPress or manual installation:
1. Download the plugin ZIP file
2. Upload the entire pixelrockstar folder to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory of your WordPress installation
3. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
4. Add your API Key into the settings, which you have received from us via email
5. Access the plugin via the Add Stock Photo button to add stock photos in seconds

If you have problems installing or using the plugin, please read the troubleshooting below:


Q: What do i need to use the plugin?

A:To use the PixelRockstar Photo Plugin you need to have a paid and active account which is loaded with downloads from PixelRockstar here.

Q: I have a question or need help – where can i find it?

A: Please contact us here to get help.


May 31, 2019
I had a little trouble getting this to work on a multisite install - having to disable "Network enabled" and enabling it on individual sites to access the Settings. But everything is working fine now and network enabled. I'd like to see a little improvement in the interface. Good responsiveness from owner/author. Thank you!
May 27, 2019
I ran into some issues with my initial purchase. I sent a message through the chat button and got a reply in a few hours through my email. I had another follow-up question and they got back to me just as quick the second time. They gave me a detailed response on how to work through the plugin. Amos is a rock star! I'd definitely purchase from them again because of the customer service.
April 20, 2018
Very useful plugin that saved me a lot of time searching for stock images. It’s great having a database of images to pick from without worrying about their licensing terms or legal issues.
April 17, 2018
I really apreciate how the plugin works. Really easy to use, and really low price per picture. Great job crew!
April 17, 2018
The most useful tool for stock photos 4 million stock photos in one click. The price of the pictures is very low and the best part is that you have millions of stock photos in one easy click. This really makes a difference, since time is money! Thanks for your help and support!
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Contributors & Developers

“PixelRockstar Photos for your WordPress” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.


“PixelRockstar Photos for your WordPress” has been translated into 5 locales. Thank you to the translators for their contributions.

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Interested in development?

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  • Fix: The search results page didn’t want you see other than 1st page. We’ve explained to it that there are really cool images on another pages too. It finally agreed with us and now it lets you to see all the pages you want.


  • Umm, something went wrong with our 1.1 release. So hey, here we go again, and this time it better should work!


  • We are working hard on a full WordPress 5 support with the new Gutenberg editor. This is the first step. Expect more soon!
  • While we still don’t have our “Add Stock Photo” button in the Post editor, this version allows you to use the PixelRockstar plugin in the WP5 using “Add Stock Photo” link in “Media” menu on the left. And having access to our plugin in the Media menu brings in a new cool stuff – you can use our plugin with other visual editor plugins too!
  • Currently you can add a PixelRockstar image to your post using the “Gallery” block in the Gutenberg editor. We will bring the functionality to the Image block soon too!
  • See this video to see how to add a Stock Photo to your post until we add full Gutenberg support.


  • Fix: Sometimes we cannot load all thumbnails on the Search results page because of an error. If that happened, we haven’t displayed a single one image there. Well, that isn’t cool and we know it. So let’s try to display at least images we can display, right?


  • Fixed a problem with a “Buy Now” button not working without an API key. Fun fact: You get the API key after the purchase… Looks like a Catch-22, huh?


  • Updated WordPress compatibility. It still works – yay!


  • Fix: When the user logs in, a message saying the subscription plan has expired runs wild, and pops up even when the subscription is perfectly okay. We had a long talk with it and it will behave now.


  • Added Turkish translation
  • Added a “Rate us” box into plugin settings. It takes you here. Stop by, and give us feedback. 😉
  • Improved the way how we handle expired subscriptions within the plugin. Now we will tell you that it has expired instead of pretending you still have a few decades ahead of you.
  • New Quick Video-demo – make sure you’ll watch it, it’s great!
  • Changed “Forgotten API key” to “Lost API key” because we don’t expect anyone to remember their API key.


  • Initial release