200.000+ quality public domain images at your hands! To get started with Pixabay Images, download and install the plugin. Installation through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress is also available. Once you’ve activated the plugin you’ll be able to search, edit, and insert images from Pixabay conveniently inside your WordPress content editor.
that let’s you pick CC0 public domain pictures from Pixabay and insert them with just a click anywhere on your blog. The images are safe to use, and paying attribution or linking back to the source is not required.
- Search Pixabay’s public domain pictures via “Add Media” button inside the editor.
- Filter search results by image type (clipart, photo) and/or orientation (horizontal, vertical).
- Preview images in paginated search results.
- Direct image uploads to WordPress’ media library.
- Use of standard media dialogues for editing and inserting images.
Some Screen Captures
The plugin’s workflow is depicted in the following screenshots. Clicking the Pixabay icon next to the “Add Media” button inside your WordPress editor opens this search window:
Example search results of “Pixabay Images”.
The “Insert 640×480” link enables you to upload a 640 px wide or high version of the image with a single click into your WordPress media library, while clicking on a thumbnail opens the following preview pane:
Preview pane with further details – including link to the full resolution image on Pixabay.
Editing and inserting a selected image via WordPress standard media library:
WordPress standard media dialogue for editing and inserting images.
Additionally, the plugin is accessible through the new Media Manager introduced in WordPress 3.5:
Pixabay Images integrated in the new Media Manager of WordPress 3.5+.
The following screen capture shows an inserted picture in medium size. The tiny Pixabay icon on top of the editor gives you quick access to the plugin while typing. Note: As an example given image credits are not required.
Inserted image. Attribution is given voluntarily and may be removed.