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How to Force Download Any Files On Your Wordpress Site Using Htaccess (mp3,mp4,pdf etc)




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Hi, Folks will show you guys how to make your users download any file on your WordPress Site, without using any plugin.


In other to achieve this we will use htaccess


Log in to your Cpanel, Navigate to File Manager 


Go to Public_html 


At the right top of the menu, click on settings and thick show hidden files.

 #my force download,mp3 and mp4

AddType ​application/octet-stream .mp3

AddType ​application/octet-stream .mp4

ForceType ​applicaton/octet-stream

Header ​set Content-Disposition attachment

ForceType applicaton/octet-stream

Header ​set Content-Disposition attachment

#end of force dow

Locate a file named .htacces and use edit to add this code 

This setup is only for mp3 and mp4, you can extend it by adding file extensions like .pdf, etc.

 If the above step didn't work please download the zip file below that is a final bus stop to your problem inside it.

Enjoy and share 

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  1.   greg Byd

    Coding is not working, it ended up downloading my entire website

    •  kizinho

      Can you send the screenshot on my WhatsApp 08137140110

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