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October 5th in Plugin Lists, Wordpress Plugins by .

Many folks are trying 3D printing these days. 3D printers are becoming a lot less expensive and more user-friendly. The latest models allow you to watch and control your designs from your smartphone. You could also display the status of your 3D printer on your website. OctoPrint happens to be a platform that makes your printer wireless and lets you control and monitor it more conveniently. You could also use its API to show your 3D printing information on your site. Here are 2 ways to put it to good use:

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Octoprint for WP: an interesting plugin that displays the status of your 3D printer in a widget or on your pages with a shortcode. It uses the Octoprint API to accomplish the job.

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August 14th in Wordpress Plugins by .

Those of you who have dealt with 3D scanners and 3D printers in the past are familiar with various 3D model file formats. Plenty of 3D printing sites allow you to view their models from every angle. Thanks to the WP 3D Thingviewer, you can add such functionality to your site.

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July 22nd in Plugin Lists by .

3D printers are a lot of fun to play around with. The most advanced ones can print very sophisticated models these days. If you love sharing your own models or would like to monitor the status of your printer on your site, you don’t want to miss these 3D printing WordPress plugins:

3DPrint Lite: this 3D printing WordPress plugin lets you charge for printing models on your site. Supports STL, OBJ and ZIP files. It comes with a filament price calculator, model scaling, and customizable pricing options. [click to continue…]

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May 27th in Wordpress Plugins by .

In the past few months, we have covered a bunch of plugins that 3D printer owners can use to share their 3D designs on their WordPress website. Those of you who know a thing or two about 3D printers are familiar with STL files. Thanks to STL Viewer for WordPress, you can display 3D STL files on your website. The plugin lets you use a simple shortcode to embed a WebGL viewer to show STL files on your site.

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October 9th in Plugin Lists, Wordpress Plugins by .

Like many of you, I am a big fan of 3D printing and where that industry is going. 3D printers are not all cheap, but you will learn a lot from playing around with them. Many folks love to share their printer status or designs on their sites. The process does not have to be a hassle or time-consuming. These five 3D printing plugins for WordPress can handle the job:

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Sculpteo Plugin: these guys have a WordPress plugin that lets you integrate 3D files into your WordPress blog. [click to continue…]

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