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How to Create Download Links Module?

Using the Download Links module your users can download your Google Drive files from your WordPress website.



Step-1: Choose Shortcode Builder Module

To create a File Download Module, click on the Shortcode Builder menu from the admin dashboard menu. Create a new Shortcode > select the Download Links module from the Types tab.

Rename the shortcode title from the top left side of the WordPress dashboard depending on your project type.



Then click Next.


Step-2: Configure the Sources Tab

Now you will be redirected to the Sources tab. Here you need to select your files from your linked Google Drive. Select your files by pressing the plus sign.

Click Next.



Step-3: Configure Notifications Tab

Now you will be taken to the Notifications tab. Here you will configure email notifications settings for various user activities (upload, download, delete, etc).

  • Enable Notifications: Enable email notifications to get notified on various user activities (upload, download, delete, etc).
    • Download Notification: Receive an email notification whenever files are downloaded through this module.
  • Notification Recipients: Enter the email address where the notifications will be sent. Add multiple email addresses by separating them with a comma (,). You can also set the below placeholder tags as the email recipients. Ex: %admin_email% – The email of site admin. %user_email% – The email of current user who executes the action. %linked_user_email% – The email of the owner of the private folder.
    • Skip Current User Notification: Enable to skip the notification for the user that executes the action.



Step-4: Configure Permissions Tab

Now you will be taken to the Permission tab. Here you will mostly work on permission-related tasks for your File Download module.

  • Display for: Using this option you can allow permission of your files to everyone and logged-in users. You can also filter manually by user roles or any specific users.
  • Show Access Denied Message: Show a message to users who don’t have access to the module. You can enter a message you want to show to users who don’t have access to the module.



Click Save Changes and copy the shortcode from the shortcode builder page.

Now you can use the shortcode to allow users to download Google Drive files from your WordPress Website, any posts, or pages.\


This is how the download links will look like once you embed them inside any of your pages or posts.