From the Digital Downloads (Admin Interface -> Settings -> Listing Settings -> Auctions & Products -> Digital Downloads) menu enable:

Digital Downloads

Enter the maximum number of downloadable files that can be added to a listing.

Note: To disable the feature, enter 0 in the field.

Digital Downloads Folder

Enter a folder relative to the document root, where the files will be stored.

Maximum Size Allowed

Enter the maximum size an uploaded file.

Note: The caption above is an example. The actual size of an uploaded file will vary depending on the hosting provider.

Downloads Disclaimer

Enter a disclaimer paragraph which will be shown to users that will be downloading files from the website before proceeding with the download.


In the Listing Details (Create Listing) section, click on Select Files to add Digital Downloads.

Note: Allowed extensions: doc, docx, xls, xlsx, txt, zip, tar, gz, exe, pdf.


Uploaded files will be visible only after buying an item. The buyer can see all item specific Digital Downloads in the Purchases (Home -> Members Area -> Buying -> Purchases) section:

After selling an item, the seller can, in the My Sales (Home -> Members Area -> Selling ->My Sales ) section:

  • See the number of times a file has been downloaded
  • Manually activate / inactivate file downloads

Important: A Direct Payment (PayPal, WorldPay, etc) method will automatically activate all Digital Downloads associated with a sale.