Download Monitor – WordPress plugin Free download

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Click to Download Monitor


Click to Download Monitor provides an interface for uploading and managing downloadable files (including support for multiple versions), inserting download links into posts, logging downloads and selling downloads!


Add, edit and remove downloads from a familiar WP interface; Your downloads are just like posts.
Sell your downloads from within your WordPress website!
100% Gutenberg compatible, including a new Click to Download Monitor Click to Download Block. Type /download to use it!
Quick-add panel for adding downloads / files whilst editing posts.
Add multiple file versions to your downloads each with their own data like download count and file links.
Define alternative links (mirrors) per download version.
Categorize, tag, or add other meta to your downloads.
Display download links on the frontend using shortcodes.
Change the way download links get displayed via template files.
Track downloads counts and log user download attempts.
Member only downloads, requires users to be logged in to download your files.
Customisable endpoints for showing pretty download links.

Read more about Click to Download Monitor.

Click to Download Monitor Extensions

Extend the core Click to Download Monitor plugin with it’s powerful extensions. All extensions come with one year of updates and support.

Some of our popular extensions include: Page Addon, Email Lock, CSV Importer and Gravity Forms Lock.

Want to see more? Browse All Extensions


We have a large Knowledge Base on our Click to Download Monitor website that contains documentation about how to how to setup and use Click to Download Monitor.

Are you a new Click to Download Monitor user? Read these articles on how to get your files ready for download with Click to Download Monitor:

How to install Click to Download Monitor
How to add your first download in Click to Download Monitor
How to list your first download on your website with the download shortcode

More advanced topics that a lot of people find interesting:

Learn more about the different ways you can style your download buttons
Learn more about how to customize your download buttons
Learn more about what actions and filters are available in Click to Download Monitor

Contributing and reporting bugs

You can contribute code to this plugin via GitHub:

You can contribute localizations via Transifex


Use the forums for community support. If you spot a bug, you can of course log it on Github instead where we can act upon it more efficiently.

Unfortunately we can’t offer you help with a customisation. Please consider hiring a developer for your website’s customizations.


Easily add downloads to your website with our Gutenberg block!
The main admin screen lists your downloads using familiar WordPress UI.
Easily add file information and multiple versions.
The quick add panel can be opened via a link about the post editor. This lets you quickly add a file and insert it into a post.


Automatic installation

Automatic installation is the easiest option as WordPress handles the file transfers itself and you don’t even need to leave your web browser. To do an automatic install, log in to your WordPress admin panel, navigate to the Plugins menu and click Add New.

In the search field type “Click to Download Monitor” and click Search Plugins. Once you’ve found the plugin you can view details about it such as the the point release, rating and description. Most importantly of course, you can install it by clicking Install Now.

Manual installation

The manual installation method involves downloading the plugin and uploading it to your webserver via your favourite FTP application.

Click to Download the plugin file to your computer and unzip it
Using an FTP program, or your hosting control panel, upload the unzipped plugin folder to your WordPress installation’s wp-content/plugins/ directory.
Activate the plugin from the Plugins menu within the WordPress admin.


Can I upload .xxx filetype using the uploader?

Click to Download Monitor uses the WordPress uploader for uploading files.
I use this on multiple sites and whenever i run into an issue they are fast to help sort out the problem and get me up and running. Most of the time it just works though.

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