HotFiles – File Sharing Plugin for WordPress
HotFiles - File Sharing Plugin for WordPress

Hot-files,File Sharing Plugin for WordPress, uses WordPress custom type of post to create posts for sharing files. You can add as many files as  you want to add with each posts and set a different level of access , password for each files. It’s just plug and play without any complicated configuration. You  can also add file- sharing interface for the members of your site using Hot-files – File Sharing Plugin for WordPress and you  will also be able to have control over  who is trying to have access to file sharing interface or  using user roles. So Hot-files – File Sharing Plugin for WordPress will turn  your site into  a profitable files sharing website just with a few clicks.

For better features we recommend to use WordPress Download Manager Pro

HotFiles – File Sharing Plugin for WordPress Features:

  • Custom Post Types

    Custom Post Types

    Hot-files, File Sharing Plugin for WordPress uses WordPress custom type of post to create posts for sharing files which will facilitate you to separate your file- sharing posts and show the post regularly at front-end without changing or editing the theme.

  • Multiple File Sharing with single post

    Multiple File Sharing with single post

    You can share more than one file with each post and set different control options for different files.For example, in same post you can share one file publicly while another one privately at a time.

  • Password Protection

    Password Protection

    Hot-file, File Sharing Plugin for WordPress, will enable you to protect your shared files with password. If you set a password for a shared file then user will be asked to enter password before downloading that specific file.

  • Protetion by User Role

    Protection by User Role

    By using Hot-files, File Sharing Plugin for WordPress, you can also share a file for the users under specific user roles, and those who defy that role, will not be able to download the file

  • Front-end interface

    Front-end interface

    Hot-files,File Sharing Plugin for WordPress, is also packed with Front-end interface for creating new share and managing shared files. This will allow the members of your site to share files and thus manage their shares without entering wp-admin.

  • Front-end User Login

    Front-end User Login

    No need to use the form of native WordPress log-in. Hot-files, File Sharing Plugin for WordPress has integrated the form of log-in to handle login of the users

  • Front-end User Signup

    Front-end User Signup

    Hot-files, File Sharing Plugin for WordPress, has integrated the form of registration to handle registrations of the users with a view to helping you to keep integrity of interface rather than going to the page of native WordPress user registration .

  • User Profile Management

    User Profile Management

    Hot-files, File Sharing Plugin for WordPress, has integrated option of user profile edit that helps the users to edit their profile and change their passwords without accessing to WordPress- admin

 

Documentations

  1. Download and install Hot Files - WordPress File Sharing Plugin in your WordPress Site. Installation is same as any other WP plugin.
  2. Activate Hot Files Plugin
  3. Now your should see the following menu with WordPress admin menus:                                                                                                                         Screenshot_012814_113840_AM
  4. The "Hot Files" menu has 4 sub-menus as follow:                                                                                                                           Screenshot_012814_111652_AM
  5. All files sub-menu links to all file list page
  6. Add New sub-menu links to the page for adding new file(s) for sharing
  7. Category menu links to category page from where you can manage file categories.

Now lets see how to add file from admin:

Add New ‹ Hot File — WordPress

  1. Add a title
  2. Add some description and insert short-code [wphf_share] anywhere in description where you would like to show the file links at front-end, front-end example as follow:
  3. Drag and Drop file(s) in Shared File List meta box or Upload file(s) using green button there.
  4. After each upload completes successfully, file info box will appear from where you will able to enter a custom file title, description, password and check user role(s) you want to allow to download the file
  5. Download Counter will show the number of times the file downloaded but you can change it or you can set an initial count by yourself.
  6. Finally if you want to show the file sharing manager interface at front-end use following short-code inside a page or post content: [wpd_downloads] Edit Page ‹ Hot File — WordPress
  7. From settings sub-menu you can control who can manage files from front-end and which file types are supported etc. See following snap for better understanding. Users download Setting ‹ Hot File — WordPress

Changelog

2.0.0 - released on July 04, 2013

  • Fixed issue with login and registration

1.7.6 - released on July 17, 2012

  • Fixed post slug issue

1.7.5 - released on May 02, 2012

  • Replaced uploadfy with plupload (wp native uploader)
  • Fixed taxonomy issue
  • Fixed user role taxonomy issue

1.7.2 -released on April 30, 2012

  • fixed file ext issue
  • added new field for live preview

1.0.0

  • Initial Release
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