Pexels: Free Stock Photos

Description

Pexels provides high quality and completely free stock images for personal and commercial use. This plugin helps you search, browse and download those photos directly to your WordPress site, giving you the benefits of hosting them (cropping, compressing, caching etc.).

Features

  • Search and browse thousands of free stock photos from Pexels
  • Add ANY image to your WordPress Media Library with one click
  • Use the image inside your post/page content
  • Use the image as a Featured Image
  • No attribution required (really!)

Screenshots and Documentation

  • To start searching and using images, simply go to your post/page editor, click on “Add Media”, and choose the “Pexels Images” tab
  • Visit the Pexels Documentation page to see the screenshots and documentation.

Screenshots

  • Search results
  • After choosing your desired image (the image is downloaded into your Media Library)
  • Insert it into the post/page or use it as a Featured Image

Installation

  1. Upload the plugin files to the /wp-content/plugins/pexels-fsp directory, OR install the plugin through the WordPress plugins screen directly.
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ screen in WordPress
  3. Use the Dashboard->Settings->Pexels Photos screen to configure the plugin
  4. Go to your post/page editor, click on “Add Media”, and choose the “Pexels Images” tab

FAQ

Installation Instructions
  1. Upload the plugin files to the /wp-content/plugins/pexels-fsp directory, OR install the plugin through the WordPress plugins screen directly.
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ screen in WordPress
  3. Use the Dashboard->Settings->Pexels Photos screen to configure the plugin
  4. Go to your post/page editor, click on “Add Media”, and choose the “Pexels Images” tab
Are the images free?

Yes 🙂 All photos on Pexels are licensed under the Creative Commons Zero (CC0) license. This means the pictures are completely free to be used for any legal purpose.

Does the plugin hotlink (directly link) to the images on pexels.com?

No. The plugin indeed downloads the images to your WordPress site, giving you all the benefits of hosting them (cropping, compressing, caching etc.).

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Contributors & Developers

“Pexels: Free Stock Photos” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

Contributors

Changelog

1.0.3

  • Added screenshots
  • Added the “Settings” page link

1.0.2

  • Added more credit to Pexels.com

1.0.1

  • Minor updates to the readme.txt file
  • Minor updates to the settings.php file

1.0

  • Released