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BEA – Beautiful Flexible


Transform ACF’s flexible layouts list into a nice and UX popup.

How ?

By default there is a “default” image for layouts. But the idea is to customize them by adding your own.

Image convention

  • The size of image should be 366 x 150 or bigger 732 x 300.
  • They should be named based on the flexible key (push_2_light) with no underscores but dashes (push-2-light.[extension]).
  • The following extensions will be resolved in that order: .jpg, .jpeg, .png and .gif.

Where images should be situated

They should more likely be situated into your theme wp-content\themes\my-theme\assets\bea-beautiful-flexible\. But if you have a child-theme and added images into it, these will overwrite those from parent-theme.
The following directories will be solved according to order: plugin’s folder, child theme’s folder, theme’s folder.

Also note that you can filter this path to gather all your images into a same folder :

add_filter( 'bea.beautiful_flexible.images_path', $path );

Finally, you could filter all images like this :

add_filter( 'bea.beautiful_flexible.images', $images );<h3>Who ?</h3>


Special thanks to HWK, from his blogpost, we created a WordPress plugin with custom tuning (js+css).


Created by Be API, the French WordPress leader agency since 2009. Based in Paris, we are more than 30 people and always hiring some fun and talented guys. So we will be pleased to work with you.

This plugin is only maintained, which means we do not guarantee some free support. Consider reporting an issue and be patient.

To facilitate the process of submitting an issue and quicker answer, we only use Github, so don’t use WP.Org support, it will not be considered.


  • Show how BEA Beautiful Flexible improve the ACF's layouts dropdown.


This plugin works only if the ACF Pro plugin is installed and activated.


  • ACF Pro plugin
  • WordPress 4.7+ because of [get_theme_file_uri()](
  • Tested up to 4.9.3.
  • PHP 5.6+


  • Download and install using the built-in WordPress plugin installer.
  • Site activate in the “Plugins” area of the admin.
  • Then add your awesome layouts images.


26 Agosto 2021
Not working any more, plugin used hooks from ACF that do not exists any more.
2 Maggio 2019
A simple idea but one that drastically improves the user interface for ACF's flexible blocks.
28 Ottobre 2018
This plugin would be perfect if there was just an easier way to add images to each flexible content layout. Maybe just an add-on UI for doing that would be the only thing I could ask for. Other than that, it works exactly as specified and really helps for organization efforts on the backend. 4 stars until image upload is easier. Once it is, I'd be very happy to give it 5 stars!
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Changelog (registro delle modifiche)

1.0.5 – 17 Oct 2018

  • FIX #10 : fix warning

1.0.4 – 15 Oct 2018

  • Update readme with new requirements
  • Feature #11 : add more filetype
  • FIX #10 : fix warning

1.0.3 – 13 Aug 2018

  • FIX #8 : breaking changes with ACF 5.7.0 by adding new JS.
  • Refactor way requirements are loaded by adding dedicated class.

1.0.2 – 5 Jun 2018

  • Push to

1.0.1 – 22 May 2018

  • #6 : fix title display

1.0.0 – 4 May 2018

  • First version of the plugin.
  • Dynamically get flexible layouts.
  • Finish readme.
  • Add screenshot.
  • Add composer.json.
  • Init plugin.