The Download Button custom field allows you to download files via the click of a button. This instructs (forces) the browser to download the URL you specify instead of navigating to it, so the user will be prompted to save the file locally.
- How to add a Download Button Custom Field to Joomla! Articles
- Field Usage
- Field Frontend Display
- Frequently Asked Questions
- How do I set a directory and view it's files?
- Can I select specific files such as png and exclude pdf files?
- Can I customize the button?
- Can I use ACF - Download Button with YooTheme Pro Dynamic Content?
How to add a Download Button Custom Field to Joomla! Articles
The Download Button field provides you the way to select a file from a dircetory and create a button which will be displayed at your frontend.
Let's see what each option does.
|Name||The name will be used to identify the field. Leave this blank and Joomla will fill in a default value from the title.|
|Label||The label of the field to display.|
|Description||A description of the field that will be displayed in the label tooltip.|
|Required||Is this a mandatory field?|
|Directory||Set the directory to search for files.|
|Include Files||Set the files to be included in the directory list.|
|Excluded Files||Set the files to be excluded from the directory list.|
|Button Label||Set the button name.|
|Button Class||Set the button classes.|
Once you are in your Article's Edit screen, choose the "Fields" Tab to see the Download Button custom field as you can see in the screenshot below.
In this drop-down you can select which file to download via the download button on the frontend.
Take a look at the screenshot below to see how it could be displayed in your frontend.