This plugin hasn’t been updated in over 2 years. It may no longer be maintained or supported and may have compatibility issues when used with more recent versions of WordPress.

Grab & Save


This plugin allow you to grab image from remote url and save into your own wordpress media library. By doing so, you never worried if the remote image was removed by its owner. This also save you steps to download the image to local computer and upload again to your own wordpress.

After grabbing the image, wordpress will prompt you either to “insert into post” or “change attributes” just like after you upload an image. Renaming is available.


  • Just put in the URL and click "grab".
  • The image is "grabbed & saved" to your media library. You may customize the image and insert to your post.


Simpy install from your wordpress plugin page and activate it. Usage: the Grab & Save tab is located at the “Add an image”

Contributors & Developers

“Grab & Save” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.


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  • Rename the file before grab & saving


  • Compatible up to WordPress 3.5


  • Compatible up to WordPress 3.3


  • Fix empty image being saved problem due to apostrophe in URL. Credited to marikamitsos.


  • Initial release.