Brad Street

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Linklocker allows you to encrypt downloads, protect files, track links, deny hotlinks, restrict and expire links, and more. Administrative backend shows documentation, download stats for each link, and download stats for members.

* Allow users to download files without giving away the download location.
* Present a web page to a user while obfuscating the website address in the web browser’s address bar.
* Debug parameters that are passed in to the @{exp:linklocker}@ tag.
* Track how many times a link has been created for a file.
* Track the download count of a file.
* Group or identify files by passing in an optional “group” parameter.
* Group or identify files by passing in an optional “label” parameter.
* Ability to restrict files to members only, and send them to a different URL if they aren’t logged in.
* Ability to restrict downloads to certain member groups, and send the user to a different url/template if they are not logged in or a member of the appropriate group.
* Track member and guest downloads of a file.
* Update links generated for members.
* Lock generated links to a user’s IP address.
* Set expire time for generated links, or set them to never expire.
* Send the user to a custom error page if the link has expired, reached max downloads, or otherwise unavailable to them.
* Restrict maximum number of download attempts for a file.
* Administrative backend that shows documentation, download stats for each link, and download stats for members.
* Backend allows “reset” function, which will create a new download link for a member if the link they have is expired, reached max downloads, etc.
* Prevent hotlinking to your generated links from other sites.
* Automatic database cleanup - prunes expired links.

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This entry was created July 31, 2009, 2:33 pm.
This entry was last updated January 14, 2013, 3:10 pm.

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