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[resolved] Configure Download link to "Save As" for JPEGs (3 posts)

  1. ATLTEK
    Member
    Posted 11 months ago #

    Can you make it an option to have the Download link in a lightbox prompt the browser to save the image to the users' computer? It would be very useful for a few projects.

    http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/wp-jquery-lightbox/

  2. ATLTEK
    Member
    Posted 11 months ago #

    Here is an older custom version of your plugin with the option. I can't find where to make the changes on the new release. It would be an awesome option from the admin panel.
    http://magnoliagolfgroup.com/pictures/atp-cio-tournament/atp-cio-tournament-2013/#.UZ506LUYYrX

  3. ulfben
    Member
    Plugin Author

    Posted 10 months ago #

    No, I won't add this to the plugin. It's almost never a good idea to override the browser behaviour, and users can easily right-click to save (either on the Download-link or the image thumbnail).

    I am considering renaming the Download link though. "Open in new tab", "Direct link" or similar makes more sense than the current "Download".

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