Secured PDF Viewer

Plugin Version: 2.1.0 - last updated version

Jx Documents Viewer - Joomla Plugin

Jx Documents Viewer/embedder is an amazing short-code based Joomla Plugin that helps you to display/embed your documents at your Joomla site. The following plugin supports several file types - PDFExcelPowerPoint and Docx. Even you can display multiple files in a single article. The installation and configurations are too easy, even you might not need any documentation. The plugin supports both Joomla natives article and K2 items. Since this is a short-code based Joomla Plugin, You have to place the short-code anywhere in Joomla articles and K2 Items, and inside the short-code you have set your file path. The short-code is mentioned below.
Supported Components: Joomla Native Articles & K2 Items


This Plugin installation is same as you install other Joomla extensions. Please follow the steps below - 

  • Login to Joomla Administrator Panel
  • From top bar menu, go to Extensions → Manage
  • Select Upload Package File tab. Now drag and drop the extension zip file. OR you can browse the zip file and upload. That's it
  • When uploading is done, you will see the success message of the installation. Now you can enable the plugin from Plugin manager and configure it.


The whole configuration process has two parts - 
  1. Configure the Plugin
  2. Configure the Short-code and Disply documents
Let's start form the beggining - 

Plugin Configuration

Just to inform you, the plugin is congifured by default, But you need to be introduced about all plugin options. please check the list below and see the attached image[Image-1].

  • From Plugin manager(Manage → Plugins) please open the Plugin and enable first.
  • You can see some plugin options. Please check all the options.
  • There are two different viewers - 'Google Viewer' & 'Object Viewer'. You can choose anyone of them.
  • You can set custom width and height of the documents.
  • You can enable/disable download button for users.
  • Button style selection classes are available, you can choose one
  • That's all, now you can put the shortcode at content.

Display PDF by Short-code

  • The short-code works only at Joomla Default Article and K2 Items so you can choose any of the component.
  • Please copy the following short-code and paste anywhere into Joomla Article/ K2 items in toggle mode.
For Example,
  • Inside the short-code you can set your documents Url. The URL can be absulote path or relative path of the same site where you are using the plugin. Best practise is - if you upload the PDF at your own site and use full/absulote path. Check the image below. [Image-2]
  • You can upload DOCX, XLs, PPT PDF file at your Joomla images directory and use their full path at short-code.
  • In a single article, you can display as many documents as you can. It supports multiple documents in a single page, just place the shortcodes with documets URL. But It's better not to display much more, because it can make your site heavy.
  • Please remember, the pligin might not work properly in integration with any thirt-party extension like any Page Builder.
  • If you need support, feel free to Contact us, or post at our support forum.

Video Documentation

Check the following video documentation of a wide overview of configuration of the plugin.

Frontend Mockup

Please check the following screenshot. The documents will be displaying like this. documents width-height can be controlled from back end options -

Download and Support

Download this Plugin by going to the extension product page. You will find more details about this plugin. Please click on Download button below to go to the download page. and Click on Support Button below to navigate to our Support Forum
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