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Does entering file url cause it to be uploaded (3 posts)

  1. slimyslug
    Member
    Posted 3 years ago #

    Dumb question but can't work it out. When I enter the url of a document that is already on a website instead of 'choose file' from my PC, when I finally click 'upload and save', does it literally copy this file across from its original website onto my wordpress site, or does it just copy a link so that the actual file isn't on my wordpress site?

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

  2. Josh Stauffer
    Member
    Posted 2 years ago #

    I'm not 100% on this, but I don't believe it copies the file to your server. I believe it only stores the URL specified. This way you can FTP the files on your server outside of WordPress and let Download Monitor know of the location.

  3. slimyslug
    Member
    Posted 2 years ago #

    Thanks Josh!

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