Email download link WordPress plugin will send a link to your users after they have submitted a form. i.e. Send email with download link to users after signing up. There are lots of reasons you might want to send a link to your user after they have submitted a form. Am using this plugin to send plugin download link, after user submitted the email address download link will go automatically to entered email address and that link will be expired after 24 hours. Using this plugin i can protect my download links.
Benefits of this plugin
1. Send free PDF document download link after signing up for a newsletter.
2. Protect your download link from anonymous users.
3. Create download link with expiration date.
4. Track your download history.
5. Export download history and email address.
Plugin Live Demo available below. Enter valid email to get demo download link. We don’t use your email address for any other purpose.
Short code for posts and pages
This can be used in any page or post within your blog.
[email-download-link namefield="YES" id="1"]
[email-download-link namefield="YES" group="Default"]
Add directly in the theme
Copy and past the below mentioned php code to your desired template location (i.e in theme PHP file).
<?php ed_download_link( $namefield = "YES", $id="1"); ?>
or you can use do_shortcode option in wordpress.
echo do_shortcode( '[email-download-link namefield="YES" id="1"]' );
To add Email download link Subscriptions Box into your sidebar widget, go to your Dashboard. and then click on Widgets menu. You will see a widget called Email download link. Click Add Widget button or drag it to the sidebar on the right.
Frequently Asked Questions
Q1. What are all the steps to do after plugin activation?
After you activated the plugin go to your new download link menu (Check screens) in your dashboard and click Downloads sub menu. Using this downloads page just upload your file. Once the file upload successfully you can see short code for this file. Use the short code to create download form in the website.
Q2. How to setup download form in widget?
In your dashboard click on Widgets menu. You will see a widget called Email download link. Click Add Widget button or drag it to the sidebar on the right. In the Email download link widget form there is the field available to select your download file. This denotes when people enter their email address in this widget immediately will get this selected file download link.
Q3. How to update default messages from this plugin?
Go to your new download link menu (Check screens) in your dashboard and click Settings sub menu, there you have options to update all default plugin messages.
Q4. How to update default messages from this plugin?
Go to your new download link menu (Check screens) in your dashboard and click Download History sub menu, there you have options to update all default plugin messages.
Q5. How to refresh/change the download link automatically?
To refresh the download link you have to trigger plugin cron url. Your cron url available in the Cron Details sub menu.