This plugin provides an easy to use way of capturing email addresses when the end user wishes to download a file.. Is used as a shortcode in your posts or pages.
- Is easy to use
- Can be used to capture email addresses inline or as a button.
- Multiple entries can be created.
- Allows capture of an email address when offering a download as a lead magnet.
- Contacts can be downloaded (CSV file) to import into your email marketing system.
- Addons (paid) are available to directly send contacts to your email marketing system. Download Magnet Pro
- Currently supports ActiveCampaign, ConvertKit, MailPoet, MailChimp, SendFox and Sendy. More in development.
- Custom options include to request name and also GDPR consent.
- Please send me your feedback here for any new features you want to see in next version of this plugin.I will be happy to receive feedback.
To install Download Magnet , follow these steps:
- Download and unzip the plugin
- Upload the entire downloadmagnet/ directory to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
- Activate the plugin through the Plugins menu in WordPress
- Download Magnet will appear in the sidebar. Click on it.
- To add a download magnet, click on Add New and enter/upload a file for download
- In any post or page enter the shortcode [downloadmagnet id=xxx]. xxx is the id number of the download and a button will appear.
Please send me your feedback here for any new features you want to see in next version of this plugin.I will be happy to receive feedback.
How do I add a download magnet to a page or post?
In any post or page enter the shortcode [downloadmagnet id=xxx]. xxx is the id number of the download and either a button (popup) or the form (inline) will appear.
Does this version capture email addresses?
Yes, this version captures email addresses and allows you to download a CSV file of the contacts. If you want to automatically send the contacts to your email marketing system, you will need to purchase the appropriate addon.
What email marketing systems are available as addons?
Currently available are ActiveCampaign, ConvertKit, MailChimp, MailPoet, SendFox and Sendy. More in development, check the Addons page in the menu. If you do not see your email marketing system, please contact me here and we will see what we can do.
How do I get the Addons
Addons can be be purchased and installed from the Addons menu in this plugin or are also available from here
How do I get support?
Plugin support can be found here here. Addon customers will receive premium support. Details when purchased.
Are you planning to add more features?
Yes, I am planning to add more features. Please send me your feedback here for any new features you want to see in next version of this plugin.I will be happy to receive feedback.
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Contributors & Developers
“Download Magnet” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.Contributors
Architectural changes, premium items now available as paid addons
Bug fix on saving the post.
Added an Inline option for the name/email address capture form (as well as a popup dialog).
Added MailPoet support (now as premium addon).
Added ability to ignore IP address from user (for GDPR/CCPA compliance options)
Can now customize Download button text.
Bug fix on download count.
Freemius SDK Version updated.
First public release.
Bug fixes for customers.