Adding Downloads to your website

You will notice a new sidebar item in your admin area called Downloads which is where you can start adding your files. Click ‘add file’ either from the downloads page, or within the sidebar, to add your first download. When adding a download, you will notice the interface matches that of posts and pages; give … Read more

Minimum Required PHP Version

Download Monitor version 4.3 and higher require the server that is hosting your WordPress website to run at least PHP version 5.3 (but higher is always better). If you install or update to Download Monitor version 4.3 or higher, Download Monitor will “gracefully fail”. This means our plugin will not work but we won’t crash your website either. Because by default, … Read more

Install and activate Download Monitor

Installing Download Monitor is pretty easy. Like other free WordPress plugins, installing the Download Monitor plugin is done via your WordPress admin panel. There are two ways to install Download Monitor. From your WordPress dashboard In your WordPress admin panel, go to Plugins > Add New. In the search bar on the upper right corner, type … Read more

How to set up Google Drive Extension

This extension lets you use the files hosted on your Google Drive as Download Monitor files. If you want to take advantage of the Google Drive Extension, you’ll need first to establish a few things. Installation Unzip and upload the plugin’s folder to your /wp-content/plugins/ directory Activate the extension through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress … Read more