Unlimited Photos – Free images from Unsplash.com


Unlimited Photos is a Gutenberg block plugin that integrates into the core image block, providing a way to view, search, and import over 3 million free-to-use photos, images, and digital art.

Looking for that stock photo that perfectly matches your recipe, blog post, or news article? Or the perfect current event pic that describes exactly the intensity your story conveys? Writing a blog post for your business? Unlimited photos has exactly what you are looking for, for free.


  • Search over 3 million photos, textures, wallpapers, and more.
  • Your search is saved so you can always pick up where you left off.
  • Import photos right into the core image block (and the media library too)
  • Search anything, or select from a predefined list
  • No lock in, delete at any time and nothing changes

More info

Terms of Use & Privacy

While using this plugin you will interact with an API at unsplash-api-search.vercel.app that returns images based on your search terms. Referral information (IP address, domain, and the content being requested) is sent to the server. No additional information is tracked.

You may audit the server code at its GitHub repository.

The server is hosted on Vercel, and by connecting to their servers, you also agree to their privacy policy and terms as well.

Further, the API mentioned above routes requests to Unsplash.com. You can view their privacy policy here (Unsplash Privacy Policy).

General API terms


  • A zoomed in view showing a search for food photos
  • The default view showing the latest photos
  • Multiple UI themes


This plugin provides 1 block.

  • Unlimited Photos Search over 3 million photos, textures, wallpapers, and more.


  1. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ screen in WordPress


Are they really free to use?

Yes! For both commercial and non-commercial sites. Read more about the license for Unsplash images.

What happens when I deactivate this plugin?

Nothing. We cleanly integrate into the image block, and when you import an image, we hand it off to the core block to manage. The images will always remain in your library and on your pages.

Your server has a max upload size of

This warning shows when your server has a restriction lower than 3MB. Many images provided at the “full” or “raw” quality are higher than this and therefore will fail when attempting to import. You should be able to contact your hosting provider to increase this value to something more reasonable like 25MB. To remove the warning, press the “Settings” button and select the “Regular” radio button to manually set the import size.


February 12, 2023
The plugin add a button in "core" Image block.The button is added in the toolbar.When clicked it opens a big image selector.Here you can search via a text input or by clicking on terms on the left. When you select an image, the plugin automatically add "caption" with credit to photographer and Unsplash.Great when prototyping.
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Contributors & Developers

“Unlimited Photos – Free images from Unsplash.com” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.



1.2.1 – 2022-09-17

  • Fix: Fix color contrast on “No photos found” message
  • Fix: Wait one frame before opening the modal


  • Add settings modal
  • Add setting to toggle import file size/quality
  • Add two UI themes


  • Remove testing files from release


  • Default to regular size when server upload size is less than 3MB


  • Add e2e tests of all features
  • Add missing translation functions
  • Add warning when php max upload size is below 10mb
  • Default to “small” size when the above is true


  • Test and add support for WP 5.8
  • Lower background opacity by 10


  • Fix icon


  • Initial release