WordPress File Sharing and Download Plugin – Shared Files

Description

The Best WordPress file sharing plugin on the market

The Shared Files plugin allows you to easily list and manage downloadable files on your site. Just add the files in the admin area and insert the shortcode to the page you wish to list the files.

Very easy to use and no complex settings to mind on, but also very scalable for large group of files.

14 days trial available for Pro version, no credit card required.

Some use cases for this plugin:

  • List any number of files and track downloads
  • Share files like using Dropbox or Google Drive
  • Add a single file to any post using a shortcode
  • Receive a notification when a file is downloaded
  • Sort files and documents to multiple categories

Features in Free version:

  • Simple and clean user interface
  • No options to set, ready to use right away
  • Separated from media library

Features in Pro version:

  • Sort files into categories
  • Fast search targeting file names and descriptions
  • File load counter
  • Bandwidth usage estimate
  • Alternatively define an external URL for file and track those loads
  • Optionally receive an email notify when a file is downloaded

Demo available here.

Contact author here.

Thanks to Luciano Del Fico for translating the Italian version.

Screenshots

  • List of files on your site
  • File management in admin area

Installation

  1. Activate the plugin from WordPress plugin directory or manually upload it to your site
  2. See the Help / Support page for further instructions

Reviews

June 9, 2019
Excellent plugin, I want to know if will soon it have a pagination. 🙂
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Contributors & Developers

“WordPress File Sharing and Download Plugin – Shared Files” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

Contributors

Changelog

1.5.2

  • Minor improvements

1.5.1

  • Bug fixes

1.5.0

  • New licensing model

1.4.9

  • A new option added to optionally define WP location

1.4.8

  • The plugin now supports the case when WP is installed in a subdirectory

1.4.7

  • A few more texts made translatable

1.4.6

  • New parameter for shortcode [shared_files] to hide search: “hide_search”. Can be used like so: [shared_files hide_search=1]
  • Settings page added. You may now define an email address and when a file is downloaded, an email notify is sent to that email.

1.4.5

  • Bug fix to enable use with ie. Elementor

1.4.4

  • Bug fix for deleting file

1.4.3

  • Bug fix for displaying files from specific category
  • Date added to the file list (item created)

1.4.2

  • Donation links added

1.4.1

  • Bug fix for pagination

1.4.0

  • Added pagination to all files view (20 files per page). The search still targets all files.

1.3.0

  • Added feedback form to Help / Support page

1.2.9

  • Shortcode for displaying a single file added. Using this you can insert a file to e.g. a post or a page.

1.2.8

  • File description field converted to wysiwyg editor

1.2.7

  • Missing strings made translatable

1.2.6

  • Translation support added

1.2.5

  • New feature: External URL. Instead of adding a locally hosted file, you may now add an external URL.

1.1.5

  • Categories added. A category can now be assigned to a file and it’s possible to list files from a certain category.

1.0.5

  • Support page updated

1.0.4

  • Bug fixes
  • Housekeeping
  • Testing on Gutenberg

1.0.3

  • File type icons added

1.0.2

  • CSS fix

1.0.1

  • Minor fixes

1.0.0

  • Initial release / 2018-07-15