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[resolved] Downloads displaying code rather than viewing file/downloading (2 posts)

  1. KZeni
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    I'm reporting an issue I had, but I also have the fix for others. I had it where all of my downloads (be it a PDF, zip, vcard, etc.) would display the download's contents as if you opened it in a text editor in the browser itself.

    The fix was related to WP Super Cache. I needed to take the download endpoint I set in DM's settings & add it to WP Super Cache's list of rejected strings. So "/downloads" was added in my case, and now it downloads & displays the files correctly.

    Not sure if there's something that could be done to the download handler to prevent this conflict. It'd be nice if there was.

    http://wordpress.org/plugins/download-monitor/

  2. KZeni
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    Alright, it appears I got the fix I was hoping to find! I've proposed the simple fix via GitHub: https://github.com/mikejolley/download-monitor/pull/73

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