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Direct Download link when inserting a docman link in article


is it possible to create a direct download link using the documment insert into an article.

eg. my site.

pdf MomentoPro Book Competition Information & Entry Form (1.64 MB)

i would like my users to click the link and download the document directly, instead they are taken to the main library, creating an extra unnecesary link.

can you tell me how to correct this?

also, is there a way to show the modified date when inserting a direct link into an article or module?



Posted 3 years ago by Arunas Mazeika Staff

Hello Stella,

This may be configured in the DOCman menu item settings. There's a setting named "Document titles links to" under the DOCman tab. Make sure to set it to "file". This way when someone clicks on a DOClink the file will be served without them being taken to the DOCman page.

For the modified date, not out of the box. This can however be achieved by using a template override. More information here.

I hope this helps.

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Stella Fiorenza

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