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Download Monitor

Download Monitor is a plugin for uploading and managing downloads, tracking downloads, and displaying links.

1.8.1: August 21, 2015

  • Tweak: Small tweak to make download count fit better in box template.
  • Tweak: Fixed a zero file size bug.
  • Tweak: Fixed featured image disappears bug, props Ricardo.
  • Tweak: Search template file in custom path before in plugin path.

1.8.0: July 10, 2015

  • Feature: Added option to only count downloads and add logs from unique ip addresses, props Matt Mower.
  • Feature: It's now possible to display downloads with the downloads shortcode that are in all given categories (AND instead of OR) by using + (plus_ instead of , (comma).
  • Feature: Display nginx rules if server is running nginx.
  • Feature: Added Multisite / Network compatibility.
  • Feature: Redone blacklist IP feature, now available in the 'Access' tab.
  • Feature: Redone blacklist user agent feature, now available in the 'Access' tab.
  • Tweak: Added icon support for Office X Excel & PPT extensions.
  • Tweak: Run thumbnail compatibility method later to allowed themes to register first.
  • Tweak: Prefixed admin CSS classes to prevent plugin conflicts.
  • Tweak: Fix checking shortcodes for empty version strings, props Matt Mower.
  • Tweak: Fixed a call of trigger() in DLM_Download_Handler, props Matt Mower.
  • Tweak: Remove trailing space from downloads count, props Matt Mower.
  • Tweak: Directory browser items are now always in alphabetical order, props Matt Mower.
  • Tweak: The 60 seconds download counter increment cool down is now set to version ID instead of download ID, props Matt Mower.
  • Tweak: Created and implemented local independent basename fixing issues with Cyrillic alphabets.
  • Tweak: Made user agents regexes filterable: dlm_ua_parser_regexes.
  • Tweak: Optimized log status icons, also fixes WP emoji conflict.
  • Tweak: Members Only check now only does check if requester can still download.
  • Tweak: Replaced PHP4 constructors in widget.
  • Tweak: Added Danish translation.
  • Tweak: Updated Dutch translation.
  • Tweak: Updated German translation.

1.7.2: April 29, 2015

  • Tweak: Fixed a bug that caused logs not to be displayed in WP 4.2.

1.7.1: April 17, 2015

  • Tweak: Pass third arg to add_query_arg to prevent XSS.

1.7.0: March 22, 2015

  • Feature: Added 'Download Information' meta box to edit download screen that displays useful download information.
  • Feature: Error message shown when visitor has no access to download is now an option.
  • Tweak: Fixing a bug where versions with spaces did not work, versions now are checked on a sanitized title.
  • Tweak: Viewing logs now needs custom capability: dlm_manage_logs (automatically added to administrators).
  • Tweak: Improved hotlink prevention check.
  • Tweak: Extension page tweaks.
  • Tweak: Added $download_id argument to dlm_hotlink_redirect filter.
  • Tweak: Moved hash settings to their own tab.
  • Tweak: Moved 'X-Accel-Redirect / X-Sendfile' and 'Prevent hotlinking' settings to General tab.
  • Tweak: Optimized the Insert Download button.
  • Tweak: Introduced a multi-byte-safe pathinfo so we can handle 'special' filenames.
  • Tweak: Also set the post_date_gmt value for version dates.
  • Tweak: Updated French translation. Props Li-An.
  • Tweak: Updated German translation. Props maphy-psd.
  • Tweak: Updated Swedish translation. Props EyesX.
  • Tweak: Update Slovakian translation. Props attitude.
  • Tweak: Added Dutch translation.

1.6.4: March 8, 2015

  • Removed unused library jqueryFileTree.
  • dlm_shortcode_download_content filter now also includes $atts.
  • Fixed small parse file parse error because of whitespace.
  • Changed some admin menu hook priorities.

1.6.3: January 18, 2015

  • Fixed an undefined method call 'get_filesize'.
  • Allow third party extensions to hijack [downloads] shortcode with filter dlm_shortcode_download_content.
  • Made 'wp_dlm_downloading' cookie only accessible through the HTTP protocol, props Matt Mower.

1.6.2: January 11, 2015

  • Fixed a bug that caused translations not to load.
  • Fixed a bug that prevented download versions from being removed.
  • Fixed a pagination in 'insert download' shortcode bug.
  • Fixed a bug in the template loader when used with a custom directory, a slug and no custom template.
  • Removed assigning by reference, fixed strict notice when deleting downloads.
  • Tweaked template loader to accept arguments.
  • Allow downloads shortcode WP_Query arguments to be filtered with 'dlm_shortcode_downloads_args'.

1.6.1: January 9, 2015

  • Fixed an extension activation error.
  • Fixed a bug that caused the featured image to disappear in some themes.
  • Tweak: In multisite only users that are a member of the blog can download 'member only' downloads.

1.6.0: January 8, 2015

  • Plugin is now initiated at plugins_loaded.
  • Implemented auto loader.
  • Classes are no longer initiated at bottom of class file but whenever an object is needed.
  • Code standards corrections.
  • Introduced Template_Handler. Loading of template parts should be done through this class.
  • Removed $GLOBALS['dlm_logging'] global.
  • Removed $GLOBALS['DLM_Download_Handler'] global.
  • Removed internal use of $download_monitor global.
  • Moved all inline JavaScript to separate JavaScript files.
  • Moved all install related code to installer class.
  • Moved main plugin class to it's own file.
  • Deprecated 'dlm_create_log' function.
  • Redone extensions page.
  • Fixed a bug in shortcode download where orderby=download_count wasn't working.
  • Fixed a bug where downloads didn't work with default WP permalink structure.
  • Delete dlm_file_version_ids_ transient on save.
  • Added dlm_download_headers filter.
  • Added dlm_get_template_part filter.

1.5.1

  • Fallback for JSON_UNESCAPED_UNICODE to fix accented characters on < PHP 5.4.
  • Changed default orderby for downloads shortcode to date, desc.

1.5.0

  • JSON_UNESCAPED_UNICODE for files to fix unicode chars when json encoded. Fix needs PHP 5.4+ to work, but won't break lower versions.
  • Style filetype-docx
  • Update get_version_id to work with non-numeric versions.
  • Fix shortcode arg booleans.
  • Add transient cache for get_file_version_ids.
  • Moved all translations to Transifex - https://www.transifex.com/projects/p/download-monitor/
  • Changed text domain from download_monitor to download-monitor.
  • Added Grunt.
  • Added options to generate file hashes DISABLED BY DEFAULT as they can cause performance issues with large files.

1.4.4

  • Use home_dir instead of site_dir - fixes hot-linking protections against own site (when not in root dir)
  • Replace hardcoded WP_CONTENT_DIR and WP_CONTENT_URL with wp_upload_dir to work when UPLOADS and UPLOADS_URL constants are set.
  • Added some filters for hotlink protection customisation.

1.4.3

  • Add password form to download page when required
  • Run shortcodes in excerpt/short desc
  • Various hook additions
  • pr_br and zh_cn translation
  • Sort download count by meta_value_num
  • Store URLs in JSON format to allow easier search/replace
  • Fix dashboard sorting
  • Option for basic referer checking to prevent hotlinking.
  • Only get file hashes on save as they are resource heavy.
  • Disable remote file hash generation, but can be enabled with filter dlm_allow_remote_hash_file
  • Radio buttons instead of select (with pagination) in popup to improve performance.

1.4.2

  • Fix for site_url -> abspath
  • Check if hash functions are supported before use.

1.4.1

  • Fix file_exists error in download handlers

1.4.0

  • MP6/3.8 admin styling. Requires 3.8.
  • Polish translation.
  • Turkish translation.
  • Change capability required to view dashboard widget.
  • Don't show "insert download" when editing a download.
  • Allow pagination for the [downloads] shortcode. Simply add paginate=true to the shortcode.
  • Reverted flush change in download handler to reduce memory usage on some hosting envrionments
  • changed download handlers and fixed corruption when resuming files
  • Calculate md5/sha1/crc32 hashes for files. Obtainable via methods or download_data, e.g. [download_data id="86" data="md5"]
  • Added file_date data

1.3.2

  • Cleaned up log table queries
  • Tweaked download handler headers
  • Tweaked logging
  • Limit UA to 200
  • Setcookie to prevent double logging
  • Addons page (disable using add_filter( 'dlm_show_addons_page', '__return_false' ); )

1.3.1

  • Added some new hooks
  • FR and SR_RS updates

1.3.0

  • Fix 0kb downloads in some hosting enviroments
  • Added button to delete logs
  • Fixed log page when no logs are present
  • FR and HU updates
  • Added dropdown for the default template option to make available templates more obvious
  • Added version-list and title templates

1.2.0

  • Option to redirect to files only (do not force)
  • Fixed textdomains
  • HU translation by Győző Farkas
  • Fix dlm_upload folder when not using month/day upload folders.
  • Fix IP lookup
  • Resumable download support
  • Tweaked download handler

1.1.2

  • HTTPS headers for IE fix
  • Italian locale

1.1.1

  • Specify error statuses on wp_die messages e.g. 404 for missing files.
  • Moved DONOTCACHEPAGE

1.1.0

  • Fixed admin notices
  • Added download link to admin 'file' column for copying and pasting
  • Farsi localisation
  • Wrapping content in a [download] shortcode will wrap it in a simple link.

1.0.6

  • Hide taxonomies from nav menus
  • Fix categories in download_data method.

1.0.5

  • When do_not_force is enabled, still replace abspath with home_url
  • Exclude dlm_download from search and disable query var
  • Added category_include_children option for downloads shortcode
  • Fixed logs time offset.

1.0.4

  • Tweak admin page detection to work when no downloads exist.
  • Fix dashboard widget warning.
  • Add filters to logs and export csv function.
  • Added extra columns to CSV.

1.0.3

  • Fix config page to work with multibyte tab names.
  • Japanese locale by hide92795
  • Admin CSS/script conditonally loaded
  • Versions are now strtolower to be compatible with version_compare and to standardise numbers.

1.0.2

  • Only use wp_remote_head to get fielsize on remote files. Prevents timeouts when a file doesn't exist.
  • If a filesize cannot be found, set to -1 to prevent re-tries.
  • Insert button added to all CPT except downloads.
  • French locale by Jean-Michel MEYER.

1.0.1

  • Update blockui
  • Workaround root relative URLS

1.0.0

  • Complete rewrite of the plugin making use of custom post types and other best practices. Fresh start version '1' to prevent auto-updates (legacy importer needs to be used to migrate from old versions).

Requires: 3.8 or higher
Compatible up to: 4.3
Last Updated: 2015-8-21
Active Installs: 60,000+

Ratings

4.2 out of 5 stars

Support

48 of 65 support threads in the last two months have been resolved.

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