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[Resolved] Protect the download links after purchase???

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  • Plugin Author Pippin Williamson


    This varies depending on how you have it setup.

    Where are your files stored on your server? Are they in wp-content/uploads/edd/{year}/{month}?



    my website address is: http://www.mobindownload.com
    my real link adress is:http://dl.mobindownload.com/2012-12/Frnknwnie.Cam.MobinDownload.com.exe

    so they aren’t in wp-content/uploads/edd/{year}/{month}. what is paroblem?

    Plugin Author Pippin Williamson


    It’s best if the files are placed in the folder(s) that I noted. If you upload the files from the Edit Download page, they will be placed there automatically.

    Thanks for ur reply, I did your solution and it works correct but I need to protect some links that aren’t in “wp-content/uploads/edd/{year}/{month}”.
    Is this possible?

    Please answer to my last question, It is very important to me. pls.

    Plugin Author Pippin Williamson


    The only way to fully protect links outside of the EDD uploads directory is to place them outside of the webroot and then enter the full file path to the file, rather than the URL.

    I’ve uploaded my digital download (an eBook) into the EDD uploads directory via FTP because the file is too large to upload from the Edit Download page. But when I do a test purchase, a link to the download is in the confirmation page that leads to the real path of my download. Clicking on the link only allows one download, but if I copy and paste the link while downloading, I can download as many times as I like. Can you help me remove the link from the download-confirmation page, so that the download is only available via email?

    Thanks for your help.

    Plugin Author Pippin Williamson


    Is the file in wp-content/uploads/{year}/{month} or wp-cotent/uploads/edd/{year}/{month}?


    Plugin Author Pippin Williamson


    Thanks. Can you now give me an example download link you get after purchasing?

    Sorry, I’m not sure exactly what you mean.

    I tried uploading a test document the same way I uploaded my eBook (via FTP), so I could send you a link to download, but when I tested it, it’s not doing the same thing. On the purchase confirmation page, at the bottom under “Products,” it says “Name”. In that box there is the name of my download, and under it, the name is repeated as a link that leads to the real path of my download. Does that make sense? But the name isn’t repeated as a link on the example page that I set up.

    If you mean that you would like me to spell out my download url in example form, here it is:

    Thank you for your help, I’m sorry that this is confusing.

    Plugin Author Pippin Williamson


    When you make a purchase, there are download links sent in the email receipt. Simply copy and paste it here.

    Is there a way of doing this where I don’t have to post the link to my download for all to see?

    The links that are sent in the email aren’t causing any trouble, they don’t redirect you to the real path of my download. Only the links in the “purchase confirmation” page on my site.

    Thank you.

    Plugin Author Pippin Williamson


    The purchase confirmation links and the links in the purchase receipt are identical.

    You can email it to me if you want.

    That would be great, where can I email you?

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