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[resolved] large files (6 posts)

  1. peteratomic
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    Trying to do a download for a free EP. We have a zip file that's 46MB. Any other way to add it other than by uploading?

    Don't mind hacking the database if that's the only short term solution.

    http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/double-opt-in-for-download/

  2. cubecolour
    ɹoʇɐɹǝpoɯ
    Posted 1 year ago #

    There are a few options that can increase the maximum upload size. These are listed at http://codex.wordpress.org/FAQ_Working_with_WordPress#How_do_I_Import_a_WordPress_WXR_file_when_it_says_it_is_too_large_to_import.3F

  3. peteratomic
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    in other words there's no way to add large files other than uploading?

    suggestion then would be to add a text field to allow putting in direct links to files.

  4. cubecolour
    ɹoʇɐɹǝpoɯ
    Posted 1 year ago #

    There may be a solution using redirects, but I don't use or know anything the plugin, so I'll have to duck out of this topic. Maybe the plugin author will see this later & add some thoughts.

  5. Andy
    Member
    Plugin Author

    Posted 1 year ago #

    Just to make sure I understand correctly, you are trying to get around the upload file size limitation? If that is correct, what you can do is create a download, attach a small zip file, give it the name that you want etc and upload it.

    Then ftp into your site, go to the wp-content folder, then to uploads, then to doifd_downloads. Look for the small file you just uploaded.

    Now rename the actual file that you want to use to the name that is in the doifd_downloads directory, then upload the file into the directory overwriting the dummy file that is in there.

    That should do the trick for you.

  6. peteratomic
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    GENIUS!!

    It was staring me right in the face. Thanks Andy!

    (Suggest you add this suggestion to your instructions as I'm sure it will help others... :)

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