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[resolved] Ability to select files from Media Library when creating eShop downloads. (6 posts)

  1. trusktr
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    Currently the only way to create eShop downloads are to upload them. But what if you already have files you've uploaded to the WordPress Media Library?

    You should give us the ability to choose files from the Media Library.

    http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/eshop/

  2. CPK Web Solutions
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    [mod note: soliciting work on the WP Forums is not allowed]

  3. elfin
    Moderator
    Plugin Author

    Posted 1 year ago #

    Why? the WordPress media library is not secure and it is possible to link directly to any file stored there.

  4. trusktr
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    elfin, I knew you'd say that, but I'd still like to do so. For all intents and purposes, most people don't have a clue how to find the link to those things anyways (I'll let the tech savvy people have a freebie for now). Take for instance my mom or sister: they'd have no idea how to find those free links, and would have to make purchases to be given the links directly via email so they can just "click here".

    People who develop/create/maintain an an online store would likely be aware of this issue, and could therefore make the appropriate decision to use or not use the Media Library.

    In my case, my downloads are all from the Media Library.

  5. elfin
    Moderator
    Plugin Author

    Posted 1 year ago #

    It might be possible with an additional plugin - but certainly won't ever be added to the core plugin.

  6. esmi
    Forum Moderator
    Posted 1 year ago #

    As there has not been an update to this topic for a while, I can only assume that the issue has now been resolved and I am now marking it as such. If this is incorrect, please feel free to change the topic's status and/or post a follow-up.

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