This does exactly what it should do, not too much, not too little, the perfect goldilocks download plugin - easy for adding files and easy to insert download links with panache into posts and pages.
If you need download a file from your website... this is the plugin you need. Simple configuration and works smoothly.
I have spent HOURS looking for a simple download manager that satisfied the following requirements:
After many hours of frustrating searches through alternative plugins, I found Delightful Downloads, and it is delightful!
I can choose whether to allow the user to open the pdf in a new tab in their browser, or to download it to their hard disk.
The big bonus is that it will handle revisions superbly. The client needs only to replace the outdated file with the new revision, and all links on the website will automatically point to the latest revision. No more need to have to edit every link. Thank you, thank you, Ashley :)
I made the stupid choice of not tracking printable downloads for quite some time. I love this one!
With over 1200 items shortlinked and a previous plug-in dropped legacy support leaving me stranded.....This plugin has been much needed. I was able to pickup with new download files without getting bombarded with advertising and trying to sell us "one function at a time" as the most "popular" download plugin model is mow doing.
Keep this up - and the number of users will grow exponentially.
I've used several plugins to manage my downloads. However, none of these plugins have covered my expectations. Also, one of the most popular download plugin has a big vulnerability (http://threatpost.com/critical-remote-code-execution-flaw-found-in-wordpress-plugin/109720). All those things have push me to change and find a better plugin. I've found "Delightful Downloads" and this makes me happy :-)
However, a pair of improvements could be made:
+ Use of images (or icons) into the download button to identify the file type
+ More buttons to choose
+ Statistics are great, but a pie or consolidated statistics (for country maybe) would be fine
Thank you friends!
5 stars for the developer.
Really awesome plugin!
I recently switched from WP-DonwloadManager after their suspicious 2.7 release and I love your plugin!
The dashboard overview is very useful too!
Many thanks and keep up the good work.
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