This is an overview of one of our most popular WordPress plugins, called the WordPress Download Manager Pro, our WordPress file sharing plugin. The WordPress download manager plugin supports the management of user groups, allowing for easier restriction and permitting of access to selected users. It’s an excellent file directory that lets users upload various types of files including images and videos.
CM WordPress Download Manager Plugin Highlights
The groups definition is done using the group management interface, which allows administrators to create multiple groups, and in each group to include the users from the existing WordPress users table.
Once groups are defined in the WordPress download manager plugin, administrators can set the groups that can add downloads and the groups that can view downloads. In addition, the administrators can name the group, choose the users for the groups and add or remove users from groups as needed.
Moderating and Changing Download Permissions
The WordPress download manager plugin lets administrators moderate the groups in different ways. Administrators can decide to automatically approve new downloads.
The administrator can also grant users the option to define per each download which groups are allowed to view this download. The administrator can then also decide who has the ability to add new downloads. There is no limit to the amount of files that can be uploaded using this WordPress download manager plugin.
The downloads allow users to preview multimedia files.These include documents (via Google), audio and videos.
Document files are previewed via the sturdy Google Drive service, which can open text, spreadsheets and presentations.
Any download can be protected by a unique password set by the author of the download. The password is secure and cannot be found by other users.
The author of the download enters a password to protect the download directly on the uploader or “New Download” form.
Multi-file Download and ZIP Support
During upload, it’s possible to send over multiple files at once.
The admin chooses if these will be zipped or if users will be able to download any combination of them.
Other Super Features
- Rich download page – Each download has its page with all kinds of information, from description to a discussion forum
- Any File Extension – Determine which file extensions (such as jpg or exe) users can upload
- Admin-only Access – Let users share file with only the admin
- GDPR-Compliant – Add disclaimers to users so that they can only use the directory if they accept
We are constantly updating our WordPress download manager plugin with new features. This WordPress download manager plugin has excellent support, is both user friendly and mobile friendly, and many various advanced features.