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Simple Download Monitor

Easily manage downloadable files and monitor downloads of your digital files from your WordPress site.

4 reviews
Average Rating
4.2 out of 5 stars
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By , for WP 4.5.2

All Data is accesible directly in the internet. No real protection. There is no advantage to use this plugin, besides slowing down your wordpress homepage. What a pitty.

Not simple, not easy to use, very complicated and time consuming to use.
By , for WP 4.5.2

I installed this and it just does not work.

All I wanted was a simple addition to the edit page/post where I could add a download button underneath an image that when clicked on it would download that picture to the users computer. This plugin will not do that.

When I do that all I get is this shortcode '[sdm_download id="undefined" fancy="0"]', which obviously will not work. And when the page is published and the button is clicked this is the result:

A page comes up with this error message: Error! This download item (undefined) does not have any download link. Edit this item and specify a downloadable file URL for it.

There is no way to configure this in the edit/post page, none. It's too much trouble to go to the download page in the administration and create categories and "add new" page and find the "slugs" and urls and all that crap. It's not simple, it's not convenient, it's time consuming and confusing to use.

If you want something simple and easy to use, then this isn't the plugin for you.

Simple? LMAO.
By ,

Not simple and doesn't work.

I uploaded a file and cannot insert it into a download I created. "Select File" button doesn't actually allow you to select a file you just uploaded. On the "Media Library" tab, the "Insert Into Post" does nothing.

Not Simple Anything
By , for WP 3.9.1

Not Simple - Clunky and Ugly - Avoid this plugin

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