WP Secure Links
“WP Secure Links” is a WordPress Plugin that helps you offer downloads safely and securely. The Download Links created by “WP Secure Links” cannot be copied or distributed. You can create a download area on a WordPress Page. A short tag in the WordPress editor helps you add secure links to downloadable files on WordPress Pages and Posts.
WP Secure Links is the WordPress version of my other product “Secure Download Links” and essentially has all its features.
“WP Secure Links” Applications
- To protect downloadable product links accessible through your membership section or download area from being shared through other webpages.
- To Protect free downloadable product links from being shared through a webpage other than yours so that all users who want to download your product come to your webpage.
- To prevent sharing of links to paid downloads at social networking websites, forums and from other unauthorized webpages.
- To offer downloads for files stored on another server as if it was on your own server.
Secure download links script is user friendly and does not hamper or restrict authorized download attempts in any way. WP Secure Links lets you control access to the downloadable file to selected users or user roles. It integrates seamlessly with your WordPress website or blog and fits in your website’s layout and flow.
WP Secure Links – Main Features
- Secure Downloads through your WordPress based Website/ Blog Pages and Posts.
- User Friendly and Easily Customizable.
- Several Security Measures Ensuring File Security
- File name and Download URL not disclosed.
- Download URLS cannot be shared by any means
- Downloads available through your download area, membership area or webpage only.
- This script works well with files placed on another server.
Check Out WP Secure Links Demo:
Please see the WP Secure Links working at Demo Download Area.
WP Secure Links works with different type of download links in addition to download links for files placed on your server or a different server. Find below few examples:
- Hotlinks Protect Driver Downloads
- Secure Microsoft Onedrive Downloads
- Protect Amazon AWS Files
- Secure Dropbox Files
- Display Files Inline
- Store Files Below Root (Relative URL)
- Protect Google Drive File Links
You will notice a dynamic link is served instead of download URL. An actual URL or file name is not there even in the source code. If these links are copied they take you to an “Unauthorized Access” page. This Page is Fully customizable and is a WordPress page.
Your download links are protected and can not be copied, sent via emails or posted in social sites or forums.
Test by creating a Secure Link
You can test create “secure links” for your specific download link, here are test logins to the WordPress Dashboard for the Demo Installation.
WP Secure Links – Subscribe Feature.
WP Secure Links has a “Subscribe to Download” feature. You can let visitors download a freebie from a secure link that becomes available for download after the user fills their email in the subscribe form. You can achieve a couple of things with this.
- Let the visitor download the file instantaneously via the secure link created after visitor subscribes.
- Show the visitor a secure download link to download the file after they subscribe.
- Add the subscriber to selected Email lists depending upon what they downloaded
- Download a .csv file containing all subscribers or add the Subscribers to Mailpoet (Wysija Newsletter) Email Lists
You can subscribe the user to a mailing list of choice. Either the subscribers can be downloaded as a .csv file or can be directly added to a Newsletter System. Currently it supports Mailpoet (formerly Wysija-newsletters).
You can see it in action at the following webpages.
You can view the online verison of documentation at WP Secure Links Documentation. Also a PDF version of Documentation is available at http://wpsecurelinks.sixthlife.net/Documentation.pdf You can use this script to secure single product download, 1000+ downloads or simply a free downloadable file.
It works well with a wide variety of file types:
.ai, .asx, .au, .avi ,.bmp ,.css, .doc, .eps, .exe, .gif, .htm, .html, .ico, .jpe, .jpeg, .jpg, .js, .mid, .mov, .mp3, .mpeg, .mpg, .pdf, .pps, .ppt, .ps, .pub, .qt, .rtf, .svg, .swf, .tif, .tiff, .txt, .wav, .wmf, .xls, .zip.