1.Overview

WordPress Pdf Generator allows your visitors to convert post, product, and pages into pdf and can print or send it to a registered email address.

FEATURES:

  • Custom post types- It supports custom post types and print into PDF.
  • Custom meta fields- It supports custom meta fields and prints into PDF.
  • Custom fonts- Feature to set Custom fonts for PDF.
  • Header- You can include header logo to pdf, Option to show site name, site description, and site URL.
  • Watermark- Add watermark text and images to look PDF wonderful.
  • Different Font- Can customize fonts of header and content.
  • Featured Image- Can select to display featured Images.
  • File Name- Can set the filename for pdf. Default file name of the plugin is Post Id.
  • PDF from Cache- Have the ability to generate pdf from cache to reduce load from the server and can schedule a backup of cache if Your blog is not updating too frequently and much more options.
  • Custom CSS- Can add custom style to post contents, mostly all CSS supported.
  • Title- Can set default blog title for pdf
  • Email Mode- In email mode, each pdf export link generates a popup window and visitor have to enter an email address to which the created PDF will be sent.
  • Cache supporting- It provides the functionality to deliver the cached PDF to decrease server memory usage if the cache is available in the system.
  • Templates- It provides 3 predefined templates
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2.Installation

AUTOMATIC INSTALLATION

Automatic installation is the easiest option as WP handles the file transfers itself and you don’t need to leave your web browser.

Steps are as follows :

1. Download the zip folder of the plugin WordPress PDF Generator.

2. Once downloaded install plugin through browsing and activate it.

 

MANUAL INSTALLATION

Manual installation of the plugin is another option to install the plugin to your WP-environment. The manual installation method involves downloading our WordPress PDF Generator Extension and uploading it to your web server via your favorite FTP application.

Steps are as follows :

1. Upload the WordPress PDF Generator folder to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory.

2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WP.

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3.PDF Display Setting

In this section, Admin can create multiple display setting for the pdf.

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Here admin can set different type of conditions for displaying the PDF, they are as follows-

  • Click on the checkbox of Front End option to display pdf link on post and page in the front end.
  • Click on the checkbox of Admin Panel to display a pdf link on the post and page in the admin panel.
  • Select to show link button to Only for logged in users or For all visitors.
  • Enable shortcode– If you enable shortcode then you will get the authority to apply shortcode anywhere in post content while adding or editing the post.

Admin use these setting for display the PDF.

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4.PDF General Setting

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Select Setting: First, select the desired setting that has created from the PDF Display Setting.

Featured Image: Check Display featured image to display featured image below the title of the post.

Include Cache: Select if you want to render PDF form Cache if available in Cache.

Schedule Cache Updation: Select Duration for which you want Cache to be updated. By default, the cache will not be updated.

Default File Name: The select file name of generating PDF (Post ID/ Post Slug).

Display Author Detail: Select to include the author’s name in the PDF, and how it should be formatted.

Display Post Category List: Check to display a list of the categories of the post.

Display Post Tag List: Check this box if you want to display the Post Tag List on the pdf.

Display Post Date: Check this box if you want to enables to display post release date.

Button Alignment: Select Alignment of link button position.

Button Placement: Select Place of the link button.

Select Button: You can add your custom button.  By default, a pdf icon is displayed for Post.

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5.PDF Body

In this setting give the layout of the PDF.

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Select Setting: Select the desired setting that has been created from the PDF Display Setting.

Template: Here, we provide 3 Default templates for Post and Products.

The number of Product PostMeta: In this section, you can enter the number of post meta fields to be displayed along with the short description.

Image scaling Ratio: Select Image height and width with respect to original featured Image.

Top/Left/Right Margin: Select options for selecting left, right and top margin to pages of pdf

Page Size: Select the needed page size (default is A4).

Orientation: Select the desired page orientation (default is portrait).

Unit of Measurement: Select the desired units of measurement (default is mm).

Custom Title: Enter the custom title to replace with the post title.

Custom CSS: Write here your own custom CSS for pdf pages.

 

After changing the settings, the PDF will be shown as below. Right now we select template 1 for Post.

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When, we select template 2 for Post.  

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When we select template 3 for Post.  

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6.PDF Header

In this section, we design the header of the pdf.

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Page Header: Select to upload a header logo for your PDF doc.

Logo Image Factor: This will apply to logo width/height to provide logo image some surrounding space.

Logo Top Margin: Enter your desired top margin (default is 10 units).

Header Font: Select header font to change the header content font for your PDF doc.

Header Font Size: Select the header font size to change the header content font size for your PDF doc.

Here we can see that the header of the PDF with logo.

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8.PDF Watermark

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In this section, we provide all the options possible to add a watermark of the PDF like watermark text, Font of text, add an image of watermark, height & weight of watermark and set the transparency of the image.

Here you can see the watermark image on the Pdf file.

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9.PDF Advance Setting

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Select Setting:  Select the required setting that has been created from the PDF Display Setting.

Browse to Select Your Font in the .ttf format: Browse a .ttf file, to upload it. TTF is a file extension for a font file, can easily be downloaded.

Set Page Rotation: Here you can rotate your PDF pages like 90 degrees, 180 degrees etc.

Set Font Stretching: Enter the stretching size for the letters.

Set FontSpacing: Enter the font space to set the desired space between letters to affect density in a line or block of text.

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10.Custom Bullet Style

In this section, we can add the bullet points to the PDF file and also set the size of the bullets.

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Here we can see the bullets points of the PDF.

 

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11.PDF Post Meta Details

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Allowed post types:

  • Select Post type for which You want to export PDF.
  • It also allows the post, page, and products meta fields to be listed in the tab and they can display in the PDF.
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