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Splashing Images

Description offers stunning photos, free for you to use wherever you want. The Unsplash license allows for photographs to be used for any purpose โ€” both commercial and personal. Blogs, art, book covers, tshirts, and more โ€” paid or unpaid โ€” theyโ€™re all allowed under the license.

Splashing Images brings these amazing photos to your fingertips, right where you edit your content, in your dashboard. See the latest featured images or search Unsplash to find that perfect image you need for your newest post.

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  • After installing the plugin, you can find it in the Dashboard under Media > Splashing Images
  • You'll see the latest curated images, your can get the latest, most popular or random images. And you can search for a specific subject. When you've found the perfect image, simply click it to add it to the media library


  1. Upload the wp-splashing-images folder to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  3. You can find the ‘Splashing Images’ option under ‘Media’
  4. Click one of the images to add it to your media library


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  • Fixed connecting your Unsplash account and show your own collections


  • More security fixes


  • Fixed 2 security issues


  • Updated unsplash library and use the new download function
  • Removed the random tab


  • Added support for connecting your Unsplash account. This gives you access to your own images, the images you liked on Unsplash and the collections you created. Big update, and if you use these Unsplash features, I think you’ll really enjoy this.


  • Initial release. Feel from to drop me a line at with your feedback ๐Ÿ™‚