Download Monitor

Download Monitor

Download Monitor is a plugin for uploading and managing downloads, tracking downloads, and displaying links.

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Plugin Popularity 5.0
Author Activity 2.5
  • 👷🏻 This plugin is actively maintained and contributors are really committed to it!
  • 🎖 Definitely a good plugin. This is one of the Top 500 plugins.
  • ❤️ Mindblowing! More than 5,867,060 people use plugins from this team.
  • 🏂 45% of 100,000+ users are on the latest version.
  • 📥 Seems like a popular plugin - 391 people download this plugin everyday.
  • 👨‍👨‍👧‍👧 Good sign.. There is a team behind this plugin.
  • 📢 Aweful or Awesome?? 51 total updates and 51 in just last 12 months. That's a lot!
  • 🎂 This plugin celebrated it's 11th anniversary 4 months ago.

Description

Download Monitor provides an interface for uploading and managing downloadable files (including support for multiple versions), inserting download links into posts, and logging downloads.

Features

  • Add, edit and remove downloads from a familiar WP interface; Your downloads are just like posts.
  • Quick-add panel for adding downloads / files whilst editing posts.
  • Add multiple file versions to your downloads each with their own data like download count and file links.
  • Define alternative links (mirrors) per download version.
  • Categorize, tag, or add other meta to your downloads.
  • Display download links on the frontend using shortcodes.
  • Change the way download links get displayed via template files.
  • Track downloads counts and log user download attempts.
  • Member only downloads, requires users to be logged in to download your files.
  • Customisable endpoints for showing pretty download links.

Read more about Download Monitor.

Documentation

We have a large Knowledge Base on our Download Monitor website that contains documentation about how to how to setup and use Download Monitor.

Are you a new Download Monitor user? Read these articles on how to get your files ready for download with Download Monitor:

  1. How to install Download Monitor
  2. How to add your first download in Download Monitor
  3. How to list your first download on your website with the download shortcode

More advanced topics that a lot of people find interesting:

  1. Learn more about the different ways you can style your download buttons
  2. Learn more about how to customize your download buttons
  3. Learn more about what actions and filters are available in Download Monitor

Contributing and reporting bugs

You can contribute code to this plugin via GitHub: https://github.com/download-monitor/download-monitor

You can contribute localizations via Transifex https://www.transifex.com/projects/p/download-monitor/

Support

Use the WordPress.org forums for community support. If you spot a bug, you can of course log it on Github instead where we can act upon it more efficiently.

Unfortunately we can’t offer you help with a customisation. Please consider hiring a developer for your website’s customizations.