Before diving into how to create PDF Flipbook, let’s know what exactly a Flipbook means. Flipbook is the simulation of real book. It appears exactly like a printed document with numbers of pages. Flipbook creates illusion of turning when moved from one page to another.
Why Flipbook? Long pdfs are often boring to read. Therefore converting PDFs into realistic PDF flipbooks will increase the chance of visitors reading your content . As a result staying longer time in your website.
In this article you’ll learn how to create 3D PDF Flipbook from PDF file on WordPress with Divi Theme. There are numbers of Flipbook WordPress Plugins available, you can choose any of them. But today we’ll be using 3D Flipbook – dFlip WordPress Plugin due to its simplicity and customizability.
Step 1 : Download dFlip PDF FlipBook WordPress Plugin
To create Realistic Flipbook for your website we’ll start by downloading 3D Flipbook – dFlip WordPress Plugin from WordPress.org . For this go to 3D Flipbook – dFlip page and click on the download button.
Step 2 : Upload the plugin, Install & Activate
After downloading 3D Flipbook – dFlip , come back to your WordPress admin section. Go to Plugin > Add New. Click on upload plugin button then click on Choose File , locate the downloaded plugin on your computer and then click on Install Now. After installing don’t forget to activate the plugin.
Step 3 : Add New PDF Flipbook
After plugin is downloaded, installed and activated, now its time to create a realistic flipbook from your pdf file. For this, go to dFlip Books > Add New Book
Step 4 : Select your PDF File
Firstly , choose a Book Source Type. You should choose “PDF” for PDF files. “Images” for image files. In this article we are going to create flipbook with PDF File so we go with “PDF”.
Secondly, upload a PDF File to use as source for the book.
And lastly, if you want the flipbook to be appeared as thumb lightbox , select a PDF Thumbnail Image for PDF thumb.
Step 5 : Save post & copy the shortcode of required mode.
To generate the shortcode, Click on Save Draft. Shortcode will be generated immediately after clicking on save draft. You can copy the shortcode of desired view mode.
Step 6 : Paste the Shortcode (Display your PDF Flipbook)
Finally paste the Shortcode in any existing post inside code block. Or you can create a new post and paste Shortcode inside it. For this go to Posts> Add New Post> Add Block > Code
And your Flipbook is ready.
Step 7 : Customize your PDF Flipbook (If Needed)
After your flipbook is ready you can always go to dFlip Books > All Books and edit the book you want to customize. , its layout as well as outlines. 3D Flipbook – dFlip offers lots of options for its users to customize .
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