Free Plugin to Show Live Preview of Links in WordPress

You might see in many sites a pop up live preview when mouse hover on any given link. They are using jQuery popup to displays this preview of  the linked page. In this tutorial we are going to show you how to show live preview of links in WordPress easily. You can add same preview or snapshot link in your WordPress blog by using WP Live Preview Links. It allows you to see a live scaled preview of the site you are linking to in a pop-up dialog style window prior to clicking on it.


You can have live previews for external, internal, all, or selective links by using this plugin. Depending on what you are trying to achieve, many sites use live previews for external sites and some eCommerce sites use live previews to show a sneak peek of different products.

At first get the plugin from above link and install it. After activating, the menu Live Preview Links will appear in your WordPress admin bar. To setup all the necessary parameter you need to click on plugin’s settings page:


And this the sample output:


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