Posts Tagged ‘PDF’

Although somewhat of an offbeat concept, storing your documents in WordPress can provide a number of benefits. PDFs and other types of documents(Word, Excel, PowerPoint) can be quickly shared with others who need access to certain information. Google Drive provides a cloud-based approach but it’s not a completely private solution.

There aren’t too many plugins available with this direct functionality. However the plugins which are out there have some of the best interfaces imaginable. Take a look over this collection and see if you can find any valuable resources to handle online document storage in WordPress.

BSK PDF Manager

bsk pdf manager plugin open source

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PDF files and other related formats are usually secured without editing. Sometimes you’ll also get files which behave like a flat image where you can’t even select the text. This can get pretty frustrating if you’re working on a detailed project. But thankfully we have technology called optical character recognition.

This task known as OCR can distinguish various letters on a page, much like turning an image into a contextual document. There are some great tools and plugins out there on the web for this exact purpose. I’ve put together an excellent compilation in the showcase below.

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Elegant Themes, a brand that creates lovely WordPress themes, is sharing a very nice freebie.

It is a set of 90 free flat icons that are high-quality and available in 2 variations: colored or single-color.

The items are presented inside a circle and the download package includes multiple file types: .AI, .EPS, .PDF, and .PNG (64px and 128px).

90 Flat Icons

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  • You may remember Freecns, a detailed icon set which was featured at WRD much earlier.

    Cumulus is another free icon set by the same designer (Yannick Lung). It is a complete weather icons pack (100+) that has items for temperature or wind too.

    The set is available in grey, black + colored and offered in multiple file types (PNG, PDF, EPS and SVG).

    Free Weather Icons - Cumulus

    Dripicons is a good-looking free icon set of 90+ items which are designed in flat style.

    It includes icons that are suitable for web apps, like: arrows, media, charts and more.

    The set is available in many vector formats (PSD, AI, EPS, PDF, SVG) and also as a webfont.