Foyer – Digital Signage for WordPress

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A free Digital Signage plugin for WordPress. Create and show off slideshows on your networked displays.

Author:Menno Luitjes (profile at
WordPress version required:4.1
WordPress version tested:5.7.2
Plugin version:1.7.5
Added to WordPress repository:20-03-2017
Last updated:07-03-2021
Rating, %:100
Rated by:24
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Total downloads:22 906
Active installs:2 000+
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Create slideshows and show them off on any networked display. Hardware not included ????

Check out the demo sign & website:


  • Set up slides, channels (slideshows) and displays.
  • Choose from various Slide formats and Slide backgrounds.
  • Choose slide duration and transition effect.
  • Change the channel on a display when needed, or..
  • Schedule a temporary channel on a display.

Slide formats

  • Default: Displays a background only.
  • Text: Displays some text.
  • Post: Displays title, date and content of a post, and optionally the featured image.
  • Recent posts: Displays a slide for each recent post.
  • Event: Displays title and details of an event, with its featured image as default background (requires Theater for WordPress).
  • Upcoming events: Displays a slide for each upcoming event (requires Theater for WordPress).
  • External web page: Displays a web page to your liking.
  • PDF: Creates a slide for each page in an uploaded PDF, displaying that page contained within the slide.

Slide backgrounds

  • Image: Displays an image, covering the entire slide background.
  • Video: Displays an uploaded or external video, or a specified fragment, as slide background.
  • YouTube: Displays a YouTube video, or a specified fragment, as slide background.

More features, slide formats and slide backgrounds are coming soon. Most notably advanced scheduling of channels and slides.

Features for theaters, music venues, festivals

Foyer comes with built-in support for Theater for WordPress. With Theater & Foyer you can easily publish your events on your website and your onsite displays.

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Translate Foyer into your native language

Swedish, Hindi, Italian, French, Indonesian, Arabic, … Have you ever translated a WordPress plugin, or want to give it a try? Find your language here and translate some Foyer strings. Improvements of existing Foyer translations are welcome too.

Missing feature?

Let me know what features you are missing! Create a request in the support forum.