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Download Monitor

Download Monitor is a plugin for uploading and managing downloads, tracking downloads, and displaying links.

I used this before, so why is this version 1?

Version 1.0.0 is a fresh start/complete rewrite of the legacy 3.0 version using modern best-practices such as custom post types and endpoints. Because of this, data from the legacy plugin won't work without migration using the legacy importer. Since this upgrade process isn't straightforward nor automated I've reverted the version to 1.0.0 to prevent automatic updates.

Legacy versions can still be found here.

X feature/shortcode is missing from the legacy version; why?

The rewrite has trimmed the fat and only kept the best, most useful features. If something is missing, you can always code it yourself - the new system is very flexible and its easy to query files using get_posts.

If you are missing the "Page Addon", this is now a separate plugin found here: Download Monitor Page Addon.

Can I upload .xxx filetype using the uploader?

Download Monitor uses the WordPress uploader for uploading files. By default these formats are supported:

  • Images - .jpg, .jpeg, .png, .gif
  • Documents - .pdf, .doc, .docx, .ppt, .pptx, .pps, .ppsx, .odt, .xls, .xlsx
  • Music - .mp3, .m4a, .ogg, .wav
  • Video - .mp4, .m4v, .mov, .wmv, .avi, .mpg, .ogv, .3gp, .3g2

To add more you can use a plugin, or filters. This post is a good resource for doing it with filters: Change WordPress Upload Mime Types.

Can I link to external downloads?

Yes, you can use both local paths and external URLs.

My Download links 404

Download links are powered by endpoints. If you find them 404'ing, go to Settings > Permalinks and save. This will flush the permalinks and allow our endpoints to be added.

Download counts are not increasing when I download something

Admin hits are not counted, log out and try!

Requires: 3.8 or higher
Compatible up to: 3.8.3
Last Updated: 2014-3-29
Downloads: 607,962

Ratings

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3.9 out of 5 stars

Support

3 of 44 support threads in the last two months have been resolved.

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