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Show Media Widget


This plugin is used to display thumbnail images (pdf supported) in a widget.
The main difference from other media widgets, is the use of taxonomy shipped with the Enhanced Media Library plugin


  • filter by categories (using Enhanced Media Lib)
  • limit the output of thumbnails
  • “show more” link to load additional thumbnails
  • open in new tab
  • hide / show media title


  • Media Widget with settings in action


Add it through wordpress or unpack the downloaded zip file into your wp-content/plugins directory


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