CM Downloads Payment Add-on for WordPress by CreativeMinds

Download Manager Payment AddOn for WordPress by CreativeMinds

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.

WordPress Version
5.4.0 or Higher
Tested up to
WordPress 6.6.X
June 19, 2024
5.7 - 8.2.X

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

Setting Prices for Specific Downloads

The download setting page where the amount to pay is defined
The download setting page where the amount to pay is defined
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

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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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.

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