Getting Started

First of all, thanks for choosing Preview – TNC FlipBook – PDF viewer for WordPress Addon. This documentation is to demonstrate everything about this addon. Right from buying the addon to using it efficiently.

To get started, you need to buy this from the landing page on the ThemeNcode website, Preview – TNC FlipBook – PDF viewer for WordPress Addon. There are various plans available for you at this moment. Select your plan and click ‘Buy Now’.

You’ll be redirected to our portal to complete your purchase, you can pay with any credit/debit card. Payments are processed securely through the Stripe gateway.

After completing the purchase, you’ll get the option to Download your plugin file. Download the plugin to your device and continue to the next section for details on installation.

N.B.: Please note that this is not a standalone plugin. It requires TNC FlipBook – PDF viewer for WordPress or TNC PDF viewer installed in order to work. The purpose of this addon is to show a few selected pages of a PDF file and put restrictions so that only the permitted users can get access to the full PDF.


Installing Preview – TNC FlipBook – PDF viewer for WordPress Addon is very simple just like any other WordPress Plugins. Here are the steps required to install the plugin on your WordPress Website.

  1. Purchase and download Preview – TNC FlipBook – PDF viewer for WordPress Addon following the previous section
  2. Once downloaded the plugin, login to your website admin panel
  3. Go to Plugins > Add New Menu
  4. Click on the Upload Plugin button
  5. Click on Choose File
  6. Select the plugin zip file you’ve downloaded on step #1
  7. Click on the Install Now button
  8. Once installed, click on Activate button to activate the plugin
  9. That’s it. The plugin is now installed on your WordPress site.

Upload PDF and Create FlipBook

As this is an Add-on of TNC FlipBook – PDF viewer for WordPress you can’t upload PDFs without this. To upload PDF files and create a FlipBook you first need to do that with TNC FlipBook – PDF viewer for WordPress. Follow these steps to create your first FlipBook and if you are already a user of TNC FlipBook – PDF viewer for WordPress you can skip this step.

  1. After installing and activating TNC FlipBook – PDF viewer for WordPress, Navigate to TNC FlipBook > Add New Menu
  2. Put a title for your FlipBook, Keep it relevant to your PDF file as it will be used as the viewer title and while embedding using shortcodes.
  3. In the next section under FlipBook Settings > Basic Settings Upload the PDF file you want to use
  4. Select Page Mode. The default will be fine in most cases.
    1. Default will open Default FlipBook
    2. Thumbnails will open with displaying page thumbnails on the left side 
    3. Bookmarks will open by displaying Bookmarks on the left side
    4. Attachments will open by displaying attachments on the left side
  5. Default Zoom: You can set your preferred default zoom level for this PDF viewer on this input
  6. Default Scrolling Mode: You can set your default scrolling mode here. Vertical, horizontal, wrapped or Flip.
  7. Default Spread: Set your preferred default spread here. 
  8. Viewer Language: Select your preferred viewer language here.
  9. Jump to page: Enter a page number here if you want to open/jump to a specific page.
  10. Now, go to Toolbar Elements Tab
  11. The first option here is to Use Global options, It’s enabled by default. If you need to hide any specific toolbar elements like download, print and others, you can disable this option and a list of toolbar elements will appear to enable or disable. I am not going through all the toolbar items here as all those are self-explanatory.
  12. The next tab is the Appearance
  13. We have a use global setting option here as well. Disable the global option only if you want to have a different theme/color setting for this specific viewer. Not going through the details here as well, you’ll understand by titles easily.
  14. The next Tab is Privacy/Security
  15. You don’t have to do anything on this tab. If you purchase WP File Access Manager, you’ll be able to manage the restriction settings from Media > File Access Manager Menu.
  16. Once you’re done with all the settings, click on Publish button on the right sidebar

Partial Content Preview

On the Viewer Edit Page, you will see a meta box named Partial Content Preview. There is an input field where you need to put the number of pages that you want to show as the partial preview for the main PDF. The numbers have to be separated by commas. Then Click on Generate Preview File.

Let’s see an example where a user wants to generate a preview file for the first three pages. ( You can take any pages you want )

Put 1,2,3 in the input field and click Generate Preview File and the preview file will be generated.

Partial Content Settings

In the Viewer Edit page scroll down and after PDF viewer Settings you will find another meta box named Partial Content Settings. It will be used to set the restriction. You can control who can see the full pdf and who will be restricted from here.

Apply Partial Content Settings: Turn this on to set the restrictions

  • Require Login: There are two options. Default, Yes(This file is restricted), and No( This file is not restricted). Select Yes(This file is restricted) to enable the restriction modes.
  • Access Type: Here it can either be selected to Allow or Disallow.
  • Restrict by: There are four different options
  • Users: If you want to select specific users to give permission to full PDF select from here
    • Select Users: Put the name of the users who will either be allowed or disallowed depending upon the access type
  • User Roles: Select the user roles that you want to permit.
    • Select User Roles: This plugin can work with all the user roles that come up with WordPress. Select any role you want.
  • Products: The product field works with WooCommere.
    • Select Products: Select the WooCommerce products here. Visitors will be permitted after buying that specific product
  • Paid Membership Pro: This function works with Paid Membership Pro Level
    • Select Paid Membership Pro Level: Select the level that you want to permit or restrict.

Then click update and you are all set. Now only permitted users will see the full PDF and others will see the partial view of the selected pages.

Update and Support


If you choose the Annual plan, you will get all the updates within one year; if you choose the lifetime plan, you will get lifetime updates.


Both plans come up with 1 year of support. For extra support duration, you need to buy a support package.

Click here to contact ThemeNcode support.

Refund Policy

We have a well-prepared refund policy for our products. Make sure you have read them thoroughly before proceeding with a refund application.

Our support team is always prepared to help you out. If you are having any technical issues we suggest you contact our support immediately.


Mainly there are two types of plans available for Preview – TNC FlipBook – PDF viewer for WordPress Addon. Annual and Lifetime.

Annual Plan: This is a yearly plan. You will get a 1-year license in this plan. There are three types of Annual plans.

  • 1 Site: This license can be used on one site
  • 3 Sites: This license can be used on three sites
  • 100 Sites: This license can be used on 100 sites

Lifetime Plan: This is a ‘pay once’ type of plan. You will get a lifetime license in this plan. There are three types of Lifetime plans.

  • 1 Site: This license can be used on one site
  • 3 Sites: This license can be used on three sites
  • 5 Sites: This license can be used on 5 sites

Check out the pricing table for more detailed information.