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
- Places a button on your page that when clicked opens a popup to capture the email address OR,
- Allows you to place a form directly on your page to capture the email address (inline).
- 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.
- Pro version 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 the free version capture email addresses?
Yes, the free version captures email addresses and allows you to download a CSV file of the contacts.
What email marketing systems are supported in the Pro version?
Currently supported are ActiveCampaign, ConvertKit, MailChimp, MailPoet, SendFox and Sendy. More in development.
How do I get the Pro version?
The Pro version is available from here
How do I get support?
The free plugin support can be found here here. Pro customers will receive premium support via the support tab in the plugin.
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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Added an Inline option for the name/email address capture form (as well as a popup dialog).
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.