I use LesterChan‘s Download Manager plugin, and it’s great. Good interface, simple purpose.
I recently found out that after upgrading a client’s site to WP 2.5, WP-DownloadManager was no longer working. I followed the documentation on the plugin website, including resetting the permalink structure, but nothing worked.
For some reason the re-write wasn’t working properly: all the downloads were giving 404 errors. I couldn’t figure it out, so I dove into the code. I found the part of the plugin that rewrites the download links, and found the problem. Continue reading “How I fixed WP-DownloadManager 404 errors”