Download Monitor is a plugin for uploading and managing downloads, tracking downloads, and displaying links.
Download Monitor uses the WordPress uploader for uploading files. By default these formats are supported:
To add more you can use a plugin, or filters. This post is a good resource for doing it with filters: Change WordPress Upload Mime Types.
Yes, you can use both local paths and external URLs.
Download links are powered by endpoints. If you find them 404'ing, go to Settings > Permalinks and save. This will flush the permalinks and allow our endpoints to be added.
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Version 1.0.0 is a fresh start/complete rewrite of the legacy 3.0 version using modern best-practices such as custom post types and endpoints. Because of this, data from the legacy plugin won't work without migration using the legacy importer. Since this upgrade process isn't straightforward nor automated I've reverted the version to 1.0.0 to prevent automatic updates.
Legacy versions can still be found here.
Requires: 3.8 or higher
Compatible up to: 4.2.3
Last Updated: 2015-7-10
Active Installs: 60,000+
59 of 72 support threads in the last two months have been resolved.
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