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Grayscale Images


This plugin converts all images to grayscale and show the colored image on hover.

It supports these browsers:

The banner and the icon uses this image, released under the CC0 Public Domain license.


  1. You can either use the automatic plugin installer or your FTP program to upload the “grayscale-images” directory to your wp-content/plugins directory.
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress.
  3. That’s all folks.


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Contributors & Developers

“Grayscale Images” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.


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  • First release.


  • Update the “Tested up” data.
  • Remove support to old browsers, as main browsers support CSS3 filters: