Blis Download File
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Ok, here's how this works. You want to link to a file (e.g. a PDF or a JPG) but the browser is loading it instead of actually downloading it into the users Downloads folder. Download File to the rescue!
### NEED SUPPORT? ###
Bail me up on Git Hub. https://github.com/bliswebagency/Download-File/issues
We’ve created a plugin which works in 2 parts:
1. It creates a URL which points to a special template designed to serve files
2. It automatically converts a template into a file serving machine!
1. Paths to your download files are hidden, with a BASE 64 string served instead
2. It’s free - as in beer, so enjoy.
3. It will prevent hotlinking! To do this you must be serving your files from a consistent domain e.g. www.mysite.com
Can I use this hotlinking preventing feature if I’m running a sub domain for my dev environment?
Yes, the restrict parameter is just looking for the existance of a string within the referring URL. For example
if you have:
You can just use restrict=“mysite.” to allow all three.
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|EE Support||Downloads||Add-On Version||Release Date|
|Not Specified||Download||1.0.1||Jun 1, 2011|
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This entry was created June 1, 2011, 10:34 am.
This entry was last updated August 20, 2011, 6:28 pm.
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