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Skyline Simple Download

August 10th, 2013

Skyline Simple Download is a set of component and plugin which can force the end users’ browser to download files that would normally be viewed or played using a browser plugin (eg. MP3s, PDFs, etc).

Features:

– New version add feature to list files in folder.
– Syntax is: {sl_simpledownload folder=’path/to/folder’ class=’classname’ type=’download’ template=’id or title of a folder template’ filter_order=’date or name’ filter_order_dir=’desc or asc’ limit=’number’ filter=’extension types’}Text to display for the link{/sl_simpledownload}.
For example:
{sl_simpledownload folder=’simpledownload’ class=’folder’ type=’download’ template=’skyline theme’ filter_order=’name’ filter_order_dir=’desc’ limit=’5′ filter=’jpg, zip, png, gif’}Text to display for the link{/sl_simpledownload}
– Template for displaying files can be configured in component configuration.
– Force the end user’s web browser to download file types that it normally has the ability to preview or play.
– Encrypt the path to the file so the user cannot download unintended items.
– Use the builtin encryption scheme or create/specify your own to be used.
– Set a “base path” that all files must be located in to be downloaded.
– Configure the error message to display when a file cannot be found.
– Component has the ability to log every download to the database.
– Plugin that generates the appropriate links.
– Can hide links from Search Engine.
– Syntax to used for file is: {sl_simpledownload href=’path/to/file.ext’ class=’classname’ type=’download’}Text to display for the link{/sl_simpledownload}.
For example:
{sl_simpledownload href=’image1.png’ class=’file’ type=’download’}Text to display for the link{/sl_simpledownload}

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CHANGE LOG:

Release Date: Apr 8, 2013
Version 2.5.0:
– Compatible with Joomla 3.0

Release Date: Jan 22, 2013
Version 2.0.0:
– New. Add Checkin,Publish,Unpublish,Archive,Trash button in back end.

Release Date: Jun 15, 2012
Version 1.2.0:
– Add more parameters: order, limit, filter
– Add pagination.

Release Date: May 4, 2012
Version 1.0.1:
– Add. Feature to list files in folder.