WordPress Download Manager Change Log

And finally, if you want to check the Upcoming Features 🙂

4.9.8 – Jun 22 2019 [ codename: Sirius ]

  • Fixed the issue with the individual file download
  • Fixed the issue with Crypt class for empty strings

4.9.7 – Jun 11 2019 [ codename: Sirius ]

  • Improved lock option compatibility with the file list

4.9.6 – Jun 01 2019 [ codename: Sirius ]

  • Fixed the issue with the license key validation

4.9.5 – Jun 01 2019 [ codename: Sirius ]

  • New option to control parallel/simultaneous downloads from an IP
  • Fixed sanitization input issue with package settings and WPDM settings

4.9.4 – May 09 2019 [ codename: Sirius ]

  • Fixed a parsing issue with CSV import option

4.9.3 – Mar 25 2019 [ codename: Sirius ]

  • Improved download button UI
  • Improved link and page templates
  • Improved bootstrap 4 templates

4.9.2 – Feb 10 2019 [ codename: Sirius ]

  • Fixed an issue ( notice ) with link/page template CSS enqueue

4.9.1 – Feb 05 2019 [ codename: Sirius ]

  • Improved CSV import option, now you can import 1000s of entries in a single click
  • Added CSV data export option ( experimental feature )
  • Improved directory import option
  • Improved dashboard API and UI
  • Added new options to show login and signup form in a clean full-page template

4.9.0 – Jan 05 2019 [ codename: Sirius ]

  • Added new option to customize UI
  • Moved cache directory outside of plugin dir
  • Fixed the conflict with WordPress theme/plugin editor

4.8.1 – Dec 06 2018 [ codename: Sirius ]

  • Added new option to mask/unmask public download links
  • Added missing tag metabox with frontend package edit form
  • Improved Dropbox support to generate temporary direct download link

4.8.0 – Nov 25 2018 [ codename: Sirius ]

  • Improved email functions
  • Improved user signup feautre
  • Fixed an issue with email export ( collected from Google and LinkedIn connect )
  • Added tag import support with csv import

4.7.9 – Nov 10, 2018 (codename: Autumn)

  • Improved email template / added new email templates
  • Added tag import support with the CSV mport
  • Improved email lock feature
  • Improved UI
  • Fixed package update issue with the CSV import
  • Fixed package id issue with the facebook like lock

4.7.8 – Aug 28, 2018 (codename: Autumn)

  • Fixed an issue with edit profile page
  • Added social signup and login option ( Google, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn )

4.7.7 – Jul 03, 2018 (codename: Autumn)

  • Added new shortcode [ wpdm_authors ] to show all authors in a page
  • Improved frontend package list on author dashboard
  • Fixed issue with package editing on author dashboard
  • Improved video file protection, now you can allow user to play/view video but block download
  • Improved UI

4.7.6 – May 29, 2018 (codename: Autumn)

  • Fixed an issue with file list for attached dir

4.7.5 – May 24, 2018 (codename: Autumn)

  • Added new option to skip IP from download manager stats for GDPR compliance
  • Added support for Bootstrap 4 ( 95% done )
  • Added font awesome 5
  • Fixed issue with dynamic thumbnail function
  • Fixed issue with filename sanitization on file upload

4.7.4 – Mar 21, 2018 (codename: Autumn)

  • Improved CSV import feature, you can import individual file info now ( title, password, price… )
  • Improved email lock option, you can keep the request pending when someone enters their name and email address, later you can review the requests to approve or decline.
  • Added custom admin notification email for new user signup
  • Added new option to use individual file download link
  • Fixed issue with export contact from google connect

4.7.3 – Jan 23, 2018 (codename: Autumn)

  • Auto-clear file size field after uploading new file or deleting current file
  • Added new parameter with all downloads shortcode to customize columns
  • Improved lock option display
  • Fixed issue with multiple reCaptcha on same page
  • Improved social lock options
  • Optimized frontend css
  • New option to disable frontend css

4.7.2 – Nov 14, 2017 (codename: Autumn)

  • Improved social lock options
  • Option to store and export the user email collected from Google connect and LinkedIn
  • Added chunk upload feature to override HTTP upload limit
  • Added missing string translations in edit profile page
  • Fixed date storing issue with all downloads shortcode
  • Fixed notices in bulk import page

4.7.1 – Sep 27, 2017 (codename: Autumn)

  • Fixed an issue with expirable download link

4.7.0 – Sep 23, 2017 (codename: Autumn)

  • Added new option to control usage limit of temporary download links
  • Added new option to generate expirable download link
  • Added mp4 video upload and play support
  • Added new page template for video file
  • Hide empty fields from page template automatically
  • Improved block email option to prevent user sign up with blocked emails
  • Improved WordPress multi-site support, separate upload dir for each sub-site
  • Refreshed admin UI

4.6.9 – Aug 29, 2017 (codename: Bloom)

  • Added translation support for link and page template
  • Added email download link option admin package list
  • Added a new page template for premium packages
  • Fixed issue with core plugin auto-upgrade
  • Fixed the issue with fav post in user dashboard
  • Improved search result shortcode

4.6.8 – Aug 03, 2017 (codename: Bloom)

  • Fixed the issue with file sorting
  • Fixed the issue with interim login modal
  • Fixed the issue with password generator
  • Fixed the cross origin request issue with file browser
  • Fixed the issue on tag archive page
  • Fixed the issue with terms lock in all packages shortcode
  • Added an option to show terms and conditions in modal popup
  • Added new option to enable/disable link and page templates

4.6.7 – Jun 13, 2017 (codename: Bloom)

  • Added new option to block IPs
  • Fixed issue with front-end file deletion
  • Fixed issue with login page redirection
  • Fixed issue with password reset page

4.6.6 – May 03, 2017 (codename: Bloom)

  • Fixed issue with sanitize file name option after uploading a file

4.6.5 – Apr 27, 2017 (codename: Bloom)

  • Fixed issue with all packages table ( file tpls/wpdm-all-downloads.php )

4.6.4 – Apr 24, 2017 (codename: Bloom)

  • Fixed issue with sign-up form
  • Fixed issue with master key for download
  • Fixed google API conflict with some 3rd party plugins
  • Fixed compatibility issue with php 7
  • Added new shortcode `wpdm_package_form`, shows only add new package form instead of full author dashboard
  • Added new shortcode `wpdm_package_list`, shows only users’ package lists instead of full author dashboard

4.6.3 – Mar 01, 2017 (codename: Bloom)

  • Fixed issue with server file browser
  • Fixed issue with package size auto-recalculation
  • Improved social lock options

4.6.2 – Feb 03, 2017 (codename: Bloom)

  • Terms and Conditions Lock, force user to agree with terms and conditions before download your file
  • Improved author dashboard, UI redesign
  • Added custom upload dir support and server file browser access for front-end uploaders
  • Added Data API support for front-end uploaders.
  • Improved social lock options and UI

4.6.1 – Jan 03, 2017 (codename: Bloom)

  • Email Template configuration option
  • Added new short-code for public profile
  • Added new template tags for “Add to Favorite” option
  • Public profile configuration option with author dashboard

4.6.0 – Oct 12, 2016 (codename: Bloom)

  • Rebuilt social lock options for better performance
    * Requires PHP 5.4 or greater
  • Improved code-base
  • Improved admin and front-end UI

4.5.6 – June 17, 2016 (codename: Ultimate)

  • Fixed issue with file type icon with short-code wpdm_all_packages
  • Fixed issue with to download widget
  • Fixed double name issue with email lock form
  • Fixed issue with popover toggle
  • Improved wpdm_user_dashboard short-code , you can now short/hide recommended downloads
  • Added new filter hook wpdm_download_expired_message
  • Added new filter hook wpdm_download_availability_message
  • Added new filter hook wpdm_after_fetch_template
  • Added new short-code wpdm_login_form
  • Added new short-code wpdm_reg_form

4.5.5 – Apr 17, 2016 (codename: Ultimate)

  • Improved server dir browser
  • Added option to clear cache and stats
  • Added new parameter to with user dashboard short-code to control recommended download
  • Added new parameter with user and author dashboard to enable/disable flat url
  • Fixed update date issue
  • Fixed issue with individual file download
  • Adjusted all compatibility issue with WordPress 4.5

4.5.4 – Feb 05, 2016 (codename: Ultimate)

  • Added support for OneDrive
  • Improved category widget
  • Improved package info widget
  • Fixed issue with widgets
  • Fixed issue with individual file download
  • Fixed issue with file browser

4.5.3 – Jan 18, 2016 (codename: Ultimate)

  • Fixed notices is Settings >> Updates Tab
  • Fixed add-on auto-update feature
  • Fixed notices and warnings in `class.Package.php`
  • Fixed undefined variable notice in `class.Apply.php`
  • Fixed undefined variable notice in `wpdm-all-downloads.php`
  • Fixed warning for `ini_set` function in download-manager.php
  • Fixed issue with email lock option
  • Fixed template dir path issue in `widgets.php`

4.5.2 – Jan 12, 2016 (codename: Ultimate)

  • Fixed SECURITY issue with update profile function

4.5.1 – Jan 12, 2016 (codename: Ultimate)

  • Fixed SECURITY issue with update profile function
  • Fixed SECURITY issue with update file function
  • Fixed notice in class.Package.php
  • Fixed notices in Settings >> Updates tab
  • Fixed notices with dashboard widget

4.5.0 – Jan 09, 2016 (codename: Ultimate)

  • Added reCAPTCHA lock
  • Improved front-end and admin UI
  • Added missing language strings
  • Improved code base

4.4.0 – Oct 01, 2015 (codename: Ultimate)

  • Fixed individual download issue
  • Fixed base name issue for non-ascii file names
  • Fixed issues with docx preview
  • Fixed issue with file size calculation for dir attachment
  • Fixed issued with template tag [file_list_extended]
  • Fixed issues with Linkedin app id settings
  • Added pause option with play button
  • Added new short-codes wpm_package_count and wpdm_download_count
  • Added New Short-code wpdm_user_dashboard for User Dashboard
  • Added Download History Page
  • Redesigned all link templates
  • Global option for single file download
  • Global option for zip cache in multi-file package
  • Package option for zip cache
  • Added new option to enable/disable pagination & search option for file list in a package

4.3.0 – Aug 15, 2015 (codename: Ultimate)

  • Improved File List — Search option with regular file list table and improved extended file list.
  • Social Locks Appearances — Improved social locks appearances will give more user engagement.
  • New Template Tags — 2 new template tags included [play_list] & [download_link_popup]
  • New Option for controlling package visibility in main RSS feed
  • New Option for sanitizing file name to avoid unwanted chars in file name
  • New option to cache zip file in multi-file package
  • Fixed issue with open in browser option
  • Fixed issue with bot access in download link

4.2.2 – May 02, 2015 (codename: Ultimate)

  • Fixed a security issue with dir browser
  • Added skip lock option for loggedin users
  • Added separate short-codes for front-end ui
  • Added custom template support

4.2.1 – Feb 15, 2015 (codename: Ultimate)

  • Fixed media play issue
  • Added play button with file list for audio files
  • Added new template tag [file_list_extended] with thumbnail/icon preview of file
  • Added box.com support
  • Added Dropbox support

4.2 – Jan 28, 2015 (codename: Ultimate)

  • Fixed individual file download issue
  • Added Google drive support ( manage Google Drive files from wpdm & attach file from Google drive with wpdm package )
  • Added new option to control download speed
  • Added new option to enable/disable output buffering
  • Added new option to enable/disable resumable download

4.1.9 – Jan 09, 2015 (codename: Ultimate)

  • Added Reset user download count option
  • Bulk import now supports featured image
  • Upgraded additional images option
  • Upgraded API ( new functions for generating settings fields,
  • Upgraded Attached File List

4.1.8 – Dec 04, 2014 (codename: Ultimate)

  • Fixed 3 security issues
  • Added new short-code `wpdm_login_form redirect=”redirect-url”`
  • Fixed issue with front-end featured image

4.1.7 – Nov 02, 2014 (codename: Ultimate)

  • Added new Short-code `wpdm_downloads`
  • Added new option for controlling server file browser access

4.1.5 – Sep 16, 2014 (codename: Ultimate)

  • Fixed issued with individual download
  • Added close button with pop-over
  • Upgraded pdf thumbnail feature

4.1.3 – Aug 16, 2014 (codename: Ultimate)

  • Added new short-code [wpdm_tags] for showing packages under specified tag(s)
  • Added new template tag [doc_preview] for showing embedded document preview
  • Added new template tag [pdf_thumb_WxH] for generating & showing image thumbnail from attached pdf file
  • Added new template tag [tags] for showing package tags
  • Fixed 5 issues from previous version

4.1.2 – Jun 09, 2014 (codename: Ultimate)

  • Upgraded bulk import feature
  • Added new option for activating/deactivating download manager post type archive
  • Added Email Verification Settings for spam protection
  • Fixed issue with download count
  • Fixed a minor issue with file list and individual download

4.1.1 – Jun 2, 2014 (codename: Ultimate)

  • Upgraded All Downloads Short-code for data table support and responsive version
  • Added new options to control category page in your active theme
  • New option for individual download count
  • New template tag for document preview

4.1.0 – Apr 29, 2014 (codename: Ultimate)

  • Fixed issues from previous version
  • Added new settings page “Front-end UI Settings” to control front-end ui

4.0.7 – Mar 27, 2014 (codename: Ultimate)

  • Fixed issue on settings page
  • Fixed issue with saving Package Description
  • Fixed issue with delete subscribers

4.0.6 – Mar 07, 2014 (codename: Ultimate)

  • Upgraded stats section / Added monthly stats
  • Upgraded category short-code function to skip packages from query when user don’t have access and settings set to hide all
  • Fixed Taxonomy integration issue with CSV Import
  • Upgraded Link and Page Templates / Added tag insert drop-down with template editor

4.0.5 – Feb 22, 2014 (codename: Ultimate)

  • Fixed issue stats
  • Added custom field support in link and page template
  • Fixed Issue with CSV Import
  • Upgraded Link and Page Templates

4.0.4 – Feb 6, 2014 (codename: Ultimate)

  • Fixed issue with import
  • Fixed issue with custom link and page template
  • Fixed category Pagination Issue

4.0.2 – Feb 01, 2014 (codename: Ultimate)

  • Fixed wrong password issue
  • Re-added/Upgraded available & expire date of download
  • Added instant download option for email lock
  • Fixed some other minor issues found on v4.0.1

4.0.1 – Jan 31, 2014 (codename: Ultimate)

  • Fixed pagination issue with category short-code
  • Fixed audio player issue with chrome
  • Re-added missing [version] field
  • Fixed some other minor issues found on v4.0.0

4.0.0 – Jan 25, 2014 (codename: Ultimate)

  • Moved to Custom Post Type
  • Recoded most features for better performance
  • Moved to Bootstrap 3
  • Upgrades UI
  • Fixed all notices

3.3.8 – July 15, 2013 (codename: Dominant)

  • Added new parameter for [wpdm-all-packages] short-code , you can use the short-code for specific category now , like: [wpdm-all-packages category=categiry-id]
  • Added category drop-down with [wpdm-all-packages]
  • Fixed link expired issue
  • 4 New link templates

3.3.7 – June 10, 2013 (codename: Dominant)

  • New: Publish Date + Time option
  • New: Expire Date Option
  • New: Image Support for categories
  • New: RSS Feed for Downloads
  • New: Category Page Settings, Show/Hide Description, Image, Tool Bar and Option for setting up number of packages per page
  • New: Master Key for Direct Download and Download button with package list in admin side. A download url with master key will start download immediately and will skip any lock option like password, tweet or email. And you can reset that key anytime.
  • Fix: Fixed issue with icon path in file list at admin side

3.3.6 – Apr 12, 2013 (codename: Dominant)

  • New Feature: XML Sitemap for download packages
  • New Feature: Drag and Drop category sorting
  • New Feature: Instant download option for email lock
  • New Feature: Multiple email templates
  • New Feature: Yoast WordPress SEO Support
  • Fixed conflict with simple modal js
  • Fixed template select issue

3.3.5 – Feb 05, 2013 (codename: Dominant)

  • New Feature: LinkedIn Share Lock
  • New Feature: Tweet Lock
  • New Feature: Clone Package in 1 Click
  • New Feature: File list sorting and searching in package with DataTable.js
  • New Feature: Drag and Drop File sorting in package
  • New Feature: Paged view and tree view for category page
  • New Feature: Image Button support for Download Link
  • New Feature: Image Button support for Download Link
  • New Feature: New Dashboard Widget with Download Summery
  • New Template Tag: [similar_downloads] will show similar downloads under category
  • Fixed link expired issue
  • Fixed bootstrap css conflict
  • Fixed url rewrite issue
  • Optimized front-end and admin UI

3.3.4 – 21-12-12 (codename: Dominant)

  • Huge upgrade on Bulk Import
  • New Feature: Package Import from CSV file
  • Huge Upgrade on category section
  • New Feature: Category Import from CSV file
  • More optimized/upgrade UI

3.3.3  –  12-12-12 (codename: Xtreme)

  • Twitter Bootstrap support
  • Added Amazon s3 support
  • Custom permalink base slug support
  • Custom Admin User – You can now set any user as wpdm administrator
  • Upgrade Page Template Support
  • Upgraded front-end uploader (WPDM Front-end)
  • Upgrade DataTable support for listing all packages in same page with live search support
  • Upgrade email template editor with new email template for “subscribe to download” feature
  • Added many excellent links and page template
  • Fixed all bugs from v3.3.2

3.3.2  – July 17, 2012

  • Package update bug fixed
  • Minor bug with permalink structure fixed

3.3.1  – July 05, 2012

  • Fixed a minor issue with file meta info update

3.3.0  – July 02, 2012

  • Fixed flat URL issue with 3.2.9
  • Added login form for members download

3.2.9  – Jun 27, 2012

  • Upgraded server file browser
  • Fixed front-end uploader issue

3.2.8  – Jun 25, 2012

  • Fixed a minor bug with previous version

3.2.7  – Jun 16, 2012

  • Auto-sync package files from server dir
  • Upgraded message display
  • Fixed compatibility issue with wp 3.4
  • Auto-expiration for protected download links

3.2.6  – May 19, 2012

  • Fixed email lock issue
  • Added email template option
  • Added category filter option for packages

3.2.5  – May 01, 2012

  • New short code for listing all downloads in a single page including sorting and searching option.
  • Added new option for separate password and customized title for each password.
  • Added new option for controlling css files
  • New short-code for subscribe to download
  • New short-code for Google +1 to download
  • New short-code for Facebook like to download

3.2.4

  • Fixed escape slash issue title and description
  • Fixed minor issue with canonical URL
  • Upgrade pagination with category short-code

3.2.3

  • Huge upgrade on email lock option
  • New option added for managing and exporting email address

3.2.2

  • Download Lock feature fixed (Facebook, Google +1 and password)
  • MP3 preview issue fixed
  • Added multi-file mp3 package preview option
  • Fixed a minor bug with download counter
  • Added support for non-ascii chars in download page url

3.2.1

  • Fixed minor issue with mp3 player
  • Fixed Facebook lock cookie issue

3.2.0

  • Google +1 lock option added
  • Facebook like lock option added
  • Email lock option added
  • Front-end package manager
  • MP3 file preview
  • Upgraded tinymce button
  • Upgraded User access control

3.1.5

  • Category parent selection issue fixed
  • 3 new template tag added ([version], [create_date], [update_date])
  • New field added for editing version
  • New option added for uploading icon from package editor window

3.1.3

  • Updated bulk import feature
  • Download count reset enabled
  • Full compatibility with “All in SEO pack” plugin.
  • Upgrade widget with link template selection

3.1.0

  • Individual download for multi-file package
  • Multiple image previews
  • Multilevel category
  • Custom category url
  • Custom Package url
  • Widget for categories, top downloads, new packages
  • SEO title and description

3.0.7

  • jQuery popup added for popup link
  • Some plugin conflict adjusted
  • Custom user role support added (add-on)
  • New option “selected users only” for donwload (add-on)
  • Very large file download error fixed

3.0.6

  • Tinymce button issue adjusted.
  • Hotlink support added
  • A bug with password protected package fixed
  • A bug with imported files fixed

3.0.4

  • tinymce issue fixed

3.0.1

  • mejor security issue adjusted with download link

3.0.0

  • premium version released with bunch of new features