CM Downloads Payment Add-on for WordPress by CreativeMinds

Download Manager Payment AddOn for WordPress by CreativeMinds

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Charge users for downloading specific files using the Easy Digital Downloads or WooCommerce cart system. Once implemented, the user will be asked to pay before being able to download the file/files associated with the download.

Requires CM Download Manager Pro.

Download Manager Payment AddOn Description

Downloads Payment AddOn for WordPress supports adding payment supports to any download in the download manager plugin.

Making a Payment before Downloading

Payment system is based on EDD (Easy Digital Downloads) or WooCommerce cart system and can support many different payment gateways such as PayPal, Stripe, 2checkout and more than 40 available payment gateways.
Showing Cart Screen with Download Payment
Showing Cart Screen with Download Payment

If a price was set for a specific download, the user will be able to download it only after making the payment.

You can set a different price per each download. You can also set a cost for uploading files.

Admin can set a different amount for each download separately or leave some downloads as free.

Download Manager Payment AddOn Prerequisite Plugin

You need to have the Download Manager pro plugin installed before using this addon

CM Download Manager Pro
Download and File Manager
The ultimate WordPress plugin for managing uploads and downloads to your WP site. Allows WordPress users and visitors to preview media files before downloading. Admins can manage member permissions and moderate upload settings.
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Download Manager Payment Support Addon Features

Please check the user guide to learn more about this add-on.

Paid Downloads – Set different prices for downloading each file
Free Downloads – Optionally, set some downloads as free
EDD and WooCommerce Support – They enable your visitors to pay for content in a hassle-free environment, using trusted payment gateways such as PayPal and credit cards

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CM Download Widgets
Download Visual Widgets
Add-on for the CM Download Manager Plugin. Offer a set of six visualization tools that will enhance your WordPress downloads by highlighting their tags and categories throughout your website. The visualization tools comes in two forms, widgets and shortcodes
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CM User Registration for Download Manager Pro
User Registration for Downloads
Adds a user registration form to support automatically assigning new registered users to CM Download user groups and applying access restriction to downloads.
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CM Downloads bbPress Addon
Download BBPress Integration
CM Downloads bbPress Addon allows you to integrate your download page with a bbPress topic. The bbPress topic can replace the built-in CMDM support forum.
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This plugin creates a restricted area which users and site managers can use to share and manage files. File downloads support user notifications and statistics. Admins can share files with groups of users and password protect specific files via the download manager.
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Download Manager Payments Frequently Asked Questions

What payment gateways does this plugin work with?

The Downloads Payments add-on uses the Easy Digital Downloads and WooCommerce Payments platforms which come with the PayPal payment gateway included by default. This is free to use which makes initial setup easy.

Easy Digital Downloads is compatible with many other payment gateways such as Stripe,PayU and Sofort as well as many more.

Some of these payment gateways will require additional payment to install.

To learn more about payment gateways see this Help article.

Is this payments add-on compatible with WooCommerce?

Yes. WooCommerce is supported by the CM Downloads Payments add-on. The choice between Easy Digital Downloads and WooCommerce is made in the Configuration Settings.

To learn more about this see this Help article.

Does this plugin require of the user that they pay to upload files or to download them?

Only to download them. This plugin is primarily focused on allowing you to create a digital content store or marketplace.

To learn more about this feature see this Help article.

Who sets the price for each download?

The original uploader of the file initially sets the price for the download. Later the admin can modify prices for files on the site through the admin panel.

To learn more about this feature see this Help article.

Can coupon codes be created for Download Manager files?

Yes. Both the Easy Digital Downloads and WooCommerce eCommerce platforms support the creation of coupon codes.

Do customers have to use PayPal to purchase my downloads or can they just pay with card?

The Easy Digital Downloads and WooCommerce both come with the free PayPal payment gateway by default. This can be configured for accepting card payments directly using Guest Checkout.

If however you would like something a little more user friendly both eCommerce platforms have a plethora of other payment gateways such as Stripe, SoFort and PayU.

Some will cost for the initial download and there are differences in commission rates and conversion rates between currencies. So should do a little research to find the one that best suits you.

To learn more about this feature see this Help article.

Download Payments Changelog

Version 2.1.7 from the 7th Aug 2021

  • Fixed: Problem with EDD Payment 3.0.2

Version 2.1.5 from the 3rd July 2021

  • Added: “Download” button on “Thank You” page for WooCommerce

Version 2.1.4 from the 24th May 2021

  • Updated license package to version 1.9.1

Version 2.1.3 19th May 2020

  • Added: price decimal length option
  • Updated: license pack

Version 2.1.1 26th Apr 2020

  • Fixed: Zero price bug

Version 2.1.0 11th Apr 2020

  • Fixed: EDD integration issue
  • Fixed: WooCommerce support issues
  • Updated: license package 1.8.10

Version 2.0.0 8th June 2017

  • Added WooCommerce Support.

Version 1.0.1 8th June 2017

  • Updated licensing dashboard.

Version 2.0.0 5th December 2017

  • Added WooCommerce Support.

Version 1.0.1 8th June 2017

  • Updated licensing support.

Plugin Release 1.0.0 12th March 2017

Do you need additional functionality?

We can implement additional features, change the interface and integrate external resources. Get in touch with us!

We Accept All Major Credit Cards
Accepted payment methods include all Credit Cards and PayPal