This plugin allows you to add WordPress.org plugins and themes as free downloads in Easy Digital Downloads.
When you add a WordPress.org plugin or theme URL to a download, the add to cart / buy now buttons will be replaced with a “Free Download” button that links to the WordPress.org plugin/theme page instead.
This plugin also adds a helpful widget that displays info such as the download count, dates added/last updated, current version, and more. This info is cached via transients so it will work well on high traffic servers, and only displays on downloads added as WordPress.org downloads.
Install this plugin like you would install any other WordPress plugin.
- Login to your WordPress admin and go to Plugins -> Add New
- Type “EDD WordPress.org Downloads” in the search bar and select this plugin
- Click “Install”, and then “Activate Plugin”
- Unzip the plugin and upload the “edd-wordpress-downloads” folder to your “wp-content/plugins” directory
- Activate the plugin through the Plugins menu in WordPress
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Contributors & Developers
“EDD WordPress.org Downloads” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.Contributors
Interested in development?
- Fixed PHP notice on 404 pages
- Only change free download text on WordPress.org downloads
- Added setting for changing the download button text
- Initial release