Upload images from Unsplash, Openverse, Pixabay and Pexels directly to your media library with Instant Images

A WordPress plugin for one click photo uploads

Instant Images plugin preview screenshot.

Version: 5.3.1 Released: May 12, 2023

Instant Images is the fastest and easiest way to upload high-quality, free images from your favorite stock photo communities directly to your media library.

All without ever leaving the comfort of WordPress!


Instant Images is the perfect tool for WordPress users who want to save time, money and frustration by uploading images directly inside of their WordPress installation and for theme/plugin developers who want to prototype and develop using real-world imagery.


Some key features of Instant Images – View Screenshots

One Click Uploads

It couldn't get any easier. Just click any image to upload directly to your media library.

Image Metadata

Edit alt text, filenames, titles, and captions prior to uploading to your media library.

Search and Filter

Use the powerful search tool to refine and filter image results to your exact needs.

Featured Images

Set a featured image with a single click using the sidebar plugin for Gutenberg.

Media Modal

Instant Images is integrated as a custom tab in the WordPress media modal.


A great tool for theme/plugin developers for prototype using real world imagery.

Time Saver

Upload quality stock photos without leaving the comfort of your WordPress admin.


Use the settings panel to set a maximum image width and height prior to uploading.