WordPress-Plugin JSON Content Importer

Connect your Website to a JSON-API:

Get JSON, render it with a template and display livedata on your WordPress site!

The plugin parses almost any JSON feed and allows you to display all data on your website: Import data from an API / Webservice to display it on your website.

Create Custom Pages out of JSON and Custom Post Types:

  • Generate lots of Custom Post Pages with Custom Post Fields (CPF) and Taxonomies out of a Custom Post Types, defined by Pods, Toolset or with the WordPress-pages/posts.
  • Use these Custom Post together with Elementor to create datadriven-websites!

Generation with Shortcode: Step-by-Step Explanation | Generation with twig-code: Step-by-Step Explanation


  • Increase you’re user’s, customer’s and fan’s interest by providing updated and relevant data everytime they visit your site
  • Save time by using the JSON Content Importer to display dynamic, search engine crawlable content in the look and feel that matches your website and improve your SEO

Read what user say

Real life examples:
1st example: Show data from Wikipedia.org in your WordPress (see also at api.json-content-importer.com):

2nd example: The New York Times Hardcover-fiction bestseller 2016/05/13Jenny is managing the WordPress-website of a local public library. She’d like to add a list of the currently nationwide best selling books.
Herefore, she has two options: to manually update this list every now and then – or to simply connect her WordPress to a datasource providing this list.

The second option is much more convenient: Read more on how Jenny spared herself hours and hours of work over the months with this plugin.

Is a certain API compatible?
If you have an focus on a API you ask yourself: Is this plugin of any help using this special API?
The answer is: Maybe, that depends… 😉
Complex applications can be created with the PRO-Version of the plugin and an API:

This helps:
Have a look onto the Supportpage for this Plugin with a growing collection of APIs and typical API-situations.

Free and PRO-Plugin (compare both):
This Website supports both the free and PRO-Version and shows how to run both versions.

Feel free to include great data on your website without needing to spend a cent and freely use the free plugin for personal or commercial projects without any strings attached.
I don’t require any attribution for the free version, but it is always appreciated 😉
If you love the plugin, you can also make a donating – whatever it’s worth for you. Thank you for your using and appreciating my plugin!

Free Plugin:
Screenshort wordpress.orgVersion: 1.3.13
63 Ratings: 98%

Free Features:

  • Simple to use without requiring you to code
  • Customizable: use a template to look however you like
  • JSON feed content is crawlable by search engines adding SEO value to your site
  • Embed feeds via shortcode into your page, post or widget anywhere on your website
  • Debug-Mode: Just add debugmode=10 to othe Shortlink and see what’s happening
  • Cache the JSON-feed: retrieve once, use many times
  • e.g.: Show events from the JSON feed with name, date/time, location and description

Download the free version of the plugin

PRO-Plugin: All free features plus…

  • support and ongoing development
  • handling of a wider range of JSON-feeds / APIs
  • enhanced template engine: the plugin-own engine is better, the famous twig-engine is the PRO-alternative
  • template-manager: store templates independent of pages
  • display as widget at the sidebar or footer
  • build applications: select JSON-feed on the fly
  • create WordPress-Pages
  • third-party shortcodes work inside the jsoncontentimporter-shortcode
  • but: you have to purchase a licence – which has to be renewed yearly – licences prior to Dec 30 2017 are valid without timelimits
  • no risk: full refund within 14 days after purchase – without any questions
  • and a lot more…
The above numbers for version, downloads and rating are livedata from the wordpress.org API – the shortcode with the free version is as following:
[jsoncontentimporter url=”https://api.wordpress.org/plugins/info/1.0/json-content-importer.json”]Version: {version}, {downloaded} Downloads, {num_ratings} Ratings: {rating}%[/jsoncontentimporter]

api.json-content-importer.com has a lot more examples