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Issuu Embed


This plugin is now deprecated. Please use the new official Issuu embed plugin instead.


  • Copy the Issuu publication URL from the address bar.
  • Paste the URL into the body of your blog post.
  • An example of an embedded Issuu publication.


Here’s how to install the plugin and how to make it work.

  1. Download and activate the plugin through the Plugins menu in WordPress admin
  2. Copy Issuu publication URL from your browser and just paste it into the body of your post. Example:
  3. If you are the owner of the publication on Issuu, you can use the link with the URL parameter e=xxxx/yyyy, which you get when sharing from the My Publications section on your Issuu account , to make use of styling options.

Make sure that the URL is on a separate line in your blog post.


Have questions or feedback? Please refer to our support forum.

Contributors & Developers

“Issuu Embed” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.


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Version 3.1

Plugin deprecated. Please use the new official Issuu embed plugin instead.

Version 3.0

Complete plugin rewrite. This version basically adds Issuu to the internal whitelist of oEmbed providers to allow the WordPress oEmbed support to use

Version 2.15

Fixed a bug with force default width for all embeds. Added support for parameter folderId

Version 2.10

Added support for Enterprise documents. Added support for parameter proSidebarEnabled

Version 2.01

Added support for Issuu Reader 2.0

Version 1.31

Fixed a bug with undefined offset error. Added support for parameter proshowmenu, proshowsidebar

Version 1.21

Fixed a bug with the html hyperlinks. Added support for parameter showflipbtn, folderid

Version 1.2

Added three useful hyperlinks below the embed viewer, which are Open publication, Free publishing, and More.

Version 1.1

This version includes significant improvements, which enables the user to embed full size viewer. It is compatible with the embed code that Issuu provides for each publication.