Support » Plugin: User Meta Manager » Can this be used to limit downloads?

  • Resolved marvmckay66

    (@marvmckay66)


    I have a membership site which offers monthly downloads to subscribers. I want to limit the capacity to download only once per subscriber. It was suggested to me to do so by storing a value in usermeta if a user has downloaded the file already. Could I use this plugin to do so and then check that value if the user tries to download it again?

    http://wordpress.org/plugins/user-meta-manager/

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  • Plugin Author President McCheese

    (@jason-lau)

    It might work for your needs using the short codes and custom meta.

    For example,

    1. create a custom meta field
    2. make it a checkbox
    3. don’t add it to profile
    4. create and insert a form short code to update the checkbox value
    5. create and insert a useraccess short code to test for the checkbox value and return a download link if the checkbox value is appropriate

    It may sound confusing, but I believe it would work.

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