- What does digital download mean first of all?
You can take it into account as a kind of extension or software / module that is used mainly for buying and exporting any usable type of materials from external sources to our convenient devices via a soft copy instead of getting it physically.
In simple words, we can refer to clicking on some random links from some external webpages that allows us to inject the data or software including the setup of some APIs in our own computer or you can also upload and transfer those collective and selective things to be some servers or other respective devices. Don’t mind if the things are CD type or some short kind of single folders (thumbnails).
A voice quote alone or with video is recorded that is extracted in a complete form of digital clips in such ways that you can download from a webpage gradually and after downloading it you will be able to view contents in any mode (online or offline) thus creating transmission to a owner and user resulting a permanent copy that is in viewable, playable and modifiable format.
- Digital Download Plugin in WordPress
The single one and only purpose of usage of downloading plugins digitally is to complete the setup and the plugin under the site of WordPress for a simple, instant downloading of digital contents that is a major solution of electronic commercial solutions for giving/selling products online on our official’s sites under the famous site for all these marketing, advertising and purchasing of products from affiliates who promote the brand or with the merchant.
This plugin does not have much to be explained as you can know about it in-depth while just if it is briefed generally as I have added my opinions and some reviews regarding this type of plugin hoping that it will make you become a user of these platforms one day in later times.
So let me discuss each and every plugin associated with this activity of digital marketing of contents that makes up the list first under top 10 category. As you read you can understand the plugin to opt for a suitable add-on that fulfills your requirement completely.
Watch out for the unpaid and paid services/plugins on the list and select an add-on that does resolve your issue instead of booming it including the download managing ones and the enormous eCommerce platforms.
- Types of Digital Downloads Plugins in WordPress
If you are enthusiastic about working on all these then you must have definitely come across this add-on as it is usable for various different kinds of plugins including under this category. Its quick and reliable load times without troubleshoots helps the online services or shops to earn their incomes. There are even sayings that this is the backbone of millions of brands and shops to support and promote them eventually. You can also try things from Shopify under this API.
Mostly the hidden fact is it works as a direct and an online platform which is not known to all common people. If your choice is to look out for digital goods then simply you have to choose an option under the category. You find that they hide or disable the billing details by default from the site thus protecting the privacy with utmost care.
It always becomes the preferable choice for adding our selling goods to digital platforms under the downloads criteria as it is accompanied with 1000 various tools under the paid area to add those features to the existing account of yours commonly from the eCommerce stores as an upgradation.
Because of its fame the brand/company has developed nearly hundreds of themes with amazing templates available at the section of WooCommerce themes to select for your page from them.
- WP Forms
Another multi-functionality plugin that is considered as a favorite one by most users obviously. Before you offer files to contribute to your page, first upload them to the media library tab of the WordPress that pushes the content to your site by default then give a note of thanks like ‘thank you’ page on your own site along with a short link to direct to the download page.
Then complete customer satisfaction by attaching forms related to signup of this plugin as it takes you to another automated greeting of the text ‘thank you’ page.
Developed by WordPress themselves, an instant solution for all types of issues under this plugin as you can collage with other sites and bring those ads and products on your host server thus working as a promoter also. Reduces load time and grabs the vision of every person with its in-built themes like in reality.
As there are many trusted and wide connections found you can count on it generally as also supporting the gateway that takes you to the transaction area by loading. Fixing rates to the forms to create accounts under your websites adds an additional benefit as visitors can only access their downloaded things alone rather than any activity.
- WordPress iSell
The most important plugin created by the WordPress website itself provides elementary steps to sell your e-products or online products in digital format like PDF formats. Those linked are fully enclosed and encrypted and can only be accessed after you make payments via gateways.
The most features of this plugin are that you have an embedded PayPal integrated online payment site. Elaborating you to sell all your various kinds of digital products in online shopping also injects links to those products by default.
You receive notification after every transaction to the goods made by default as it provides the link to access those documents in digital format. Hence you can try a big bundle or large capacity of digital documents/files to be uploaded with a transparent interface as this is a free plugin with all these utilities under control of the user totally.
Makes pop-ups also to trigger anxiety among people to view the webpages and enter the respective sites.
- Easy Digital Downloads
If you are puzzled on which to start posting your products try this plugin often encountered while you browse this kind of downloads category especially. Install it and add it to your site (WordPress) as it is a comfortable and convenient e-Commerce page to store and sell all your digits products officially and personally.
You have a feature that numerous downloads can be made at once all at a time which cannot be found in other sites mostly. It enhances and sorts out your uploaded and downloaded history of your own files or documents. The advantages you face is
- You get to sell your brands or products from your own blog/page.
- Contains a basket for adding and preserving them for purchases that can be stored
- Embedded with famous portals like PayPal, Stripe and Amazon
- Enhancing to view the downloaded history or purchased one.
- Builds a statistic for sales thus allowing you to segregate data of your sales.
You can have all its full advanced features under the rate of nearly $100 for the premium otherwise utilize it free under your platform anytime.
Find it under the WordPress plugin in the features area that promotes your digitized goods to be sold quickly without any delay and covers up common people to have a quick look on your esteemed products. This is the third I suppose from WordPress site as a plugin allowing us to sell products to us as well as others form a remote place.
You not only develop a shop; it allows you to create a big market where other sellers and retailers can also join thus working as a multi-functionality store. You can compare with eBay but no difference as you do a dual role of selling your own products as well as getting commissions from other sellers under your store so consider it as a double profit.
Check out its features that might be useful for you definitely as it develops a multi-supporter and vendor area where you grow your connections and market as well. You receive a bonus from other sellers when they make profits under your place thus automating sales reports on digital products.
You can make coupons and discounts on every digital good you have thus providing it cheaper and getting more customers. Enhances your payment management and provides you to maintain your all criteria (sales, orders and discounts) thus providing free the basic version followed by the pro-version at $112.
A trustable and more optimizer than any other plugin still above all, so try them under your brands of digital products to improve your market more.
- WordPress Download Manager
A most satisfying platform from the site that is recognized as top among 10 to manage and sort out every single digital file clearly without any mess around it in the database. It manages actions whether it is a customer or robots for the proceeding and injecting/downloading of your own files. You can go through only the basket given that will be convenient for every single user currently on this platform.
The main features you have to be focused on is:
- It does all possible ways to compress and preserve without loss with a security lock.
- Monitors and concludes the history of downloads
- Fixes different downloads facilities for different users with the permissions
- Allows you to modify those captchas
- Enabled bot locking features allowing to add codes for discounts exclusively and
- Controls every access with permissions
Try the same primary feature just at free of cost but while moving to advanced built-ins pay out $59 to felicitate every tool with precious and much more functions.
It gradually tempts to work on this add-on as it allows you to take over the controls of accessing your products those are digitally based totally according to your plans made and memberships done currently under this plugin. A multi functioning in a second place as we have such a plugin earlier above. I insist you to work on if you don’t have any relevant knowledge as its main focus is on non-technical users only.
So, a beginner friendly API which can be worked on by professionals also simultaneously. The working and preliminary features of this add-on is mentioned below eventually
- According to your plan paid/subscription made to grants access
- Setup and installation are as simple as it is generally
- Embedded with forum plugins such as BBPress and others also.
- Access to customization and insertion of coupons on offering discounts are allowed totally.
- Specifications are very simple and suitable for all previous model gadgets with all the themes from this plugin
- Assures the unbreakable kind of locks and security for all your digitally stored files
Ranging from $149 as you can’t find any free versions in it still now might be they can release those free basic versions in future times.
It is an associate in other words for lessening our work and in performing analysis and reports simultaneously. It maintains the rate of selling the physical along with its services in digital goods also. It always checks every theme with WordPress themes thus improving its themes to work as best in all occasions. People can adopt easily if they are an existing user of brands and selling goods in some websites and want to start their own selling brand individually.
Also suitable for people starting their e-Commerce shop without any knowledge (scratch). They have a unique and friendly feature that I feel is heart-touching.
Allows you to modify any icons and edit/change them excluding coding adjustable with all themes and also manages the shout outs along with promotions made as ads that integrate with multiple ways of transactions combined with SSL certified also mobile-friendly.
Has a basic version free of cost but pay $29 for a deep advanced plugin.
1.Paid Memberships Pro
This is a peculiar platform of plugin where you can sell your online goods digitally or physically that can be of course, contents and much more. If you consider a project to be converted to course or to a separate stream of profit, consider this platform where you can the previously mentioned ones.
As a blogger also only, premium members can enter your contents digitally thus installing and charging a membership gives a hell lot of benefits than you think it is as a beginner-friendly one also. It is fully customizable thus assuring you change every single thing as per your requirement.
You notice that you get six pay gateways as a premium member along with restriction of your contents only to certain people and with plenty more add-ons. It is available in free versions also so try checking it out.
j)Simple Download Monitor
Try this free download instead of messing or scratching with e-Commerce platforms. Easily use the feature to add some downloads and links via sharing it wherever in your site you want. This will also trace the count on your content downloaded so helpful in making analysis and reports for the performance. It records every IP address of the downloading user including the exact time period of the download.
You can also add passcodes if you wish like adding privacy or storing files separately under private mode those to be digitally downloaded files. Enhancing you to add posts and some contents on the downloads using simple links and shortened codes given default by the plugin. You can easily modify the short code to arrange them under the downloads section as latest, popular and so on.
I hope this would benefit my fellow readers and try using those platforms since you grasped some ideas from my review or discussion about the top 10 among all to support and clear the path of users to perform their respective action gradually.