Working with 3D Models - Setup
1. If you haven’t already, install and activate Media Library
2. In WordPress Admin, go to Settings and then Media Library
3. Click the Uploads tab
4. Click the Search Known Types button at the bottom
5. Search for “stl”
6. Hover your mouse over the first result and click the “Select”
option that appears.
7. On the next page, browse through the list of file types and make
sure stl appears as an option.
Configure WordPress to allow the upload of 3D Models in stl format:
Working with 3D Models – Setup
1. Install and activate the STL Viewer Plugin:
2. In WordPress admin deactivate the plugin, then reactivate it.
3. Upload your .stl file to the Media section of WordPress
4. Find the URL of your uploaded .stl file
5. In your Page or Post, use this shortcode:
• [stl file="/2016/09/filename.stl" ]
6. Note that you should not include the whole URL. Just use
the part starting with the year.
More documentation: https://wordpress.org/support/topic/works-but-some-
Install and use the STL Viewer Plugin
Links & Further Reading
• Enable Media Replace: wordpress.org/plugins/enable-media-replace/
• Media Library Assistant: wordpress.org/plugins/media-library-assistant/
• Seriously Simple Podcasting: wordpress.org/plugins/seriously-simple-podcasting/
• Full list of options for Audio shortcode: codex.wordpress.org/Audio_Shortcode
• Full list of options for Video shortcode: codex.wordpress.org/Video_Shortcode
• 3D Models
• Smithsonian 3D models: 3d.si.edu/browser
• STL Viewer plugin: wordpress.org/plugins/stl-viewer/
• Configuration & Use: wordpress.org/support/topic/works-but-some-setup-is-required-
• Embedding audio and video in WordPress.com: