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Hover Image



Hover Image makes you able to add hover-images to your WordPress Posts and Pages.
Simply use the shortcode [himage] [/himage] and place two images inside.
The first image can be hyperlink, this will be used for the “himage” too.

If you like Hover Image and wanr to use it in your language, feel free to contact me to create translations! Thanks


  • Hover Image Settings


This section describes how to install the plugin and get it working.

  1. Upload hover-image folder to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  3. Change settings under Settings –> Hover Image
  4. Place [himage] [/himage] in your posts or pages and place two images inside of it. The first image can be hyperlink.


How do I change the behavior from the homage?

Simply go to Settings –> Hover Image.
There you can simply change the design of your transition.
Note that the transition will be invisible if you set the time to 0.

How do I use milliseconds?

Set a leading dot to the seconds field.
E.g. .4 or .9


10 January 2018
This plugin is so easy to use and it works like a charm!
3 September 2016
Installed in 4.6, no issues, works fine!
8 February 2017
You're not doing anyone any good with this plugin by not fixing bugs, not responding to support questions... This plugin should be deleted.
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Contributors and Developers

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


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Change Log

  • 1.0 First stable build
  • 1.3 Added support for width and height
  • 1.4 Added translation for English.
  • 1.4.1 Solved an save-issue.