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.

WP Image Preloader


WP Image Preloader, pre-loads images using Javascript. It uses an image preloader for jQuery (thanks to Matt Farina,
You can use it to preload hover images in your blog posts or in your wordpress themes, in menus slideshows etc.
Find more about this plugin here: .


  • Administration panel
  • Shortcode exaple
  • Multiple image pre-loading with shortcode


  1. Download and extract the archive file
  2. Upload the wp-image-preloader folder to your Wordpres blog’s plugins folder ( usually /wp-content/plugins/).
  3. Go to your blog’s admin section, and activate it from the list of Available Plugins.

This plugin requires PHP 5.2 or later and at least WordPress 2.8 to work fine.


Any questions? Somebody?

I have written an detailed article about the plugin at .
So far everybody seems to understand it. 🙂 .

Contributors & Developers

“WP Image Preloader” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.




  • Added the option to preload more images with only one shortcode


  • Initial release