Download Media


Quickly and easily download a raw file of any media currently uploaded on your WordPress website without requiring SFTP info or fancy dependencies.


This plugin has been designed for use on LEMP (Nginx) web servers with PHP 7.0+ and MySQL 5.7+ to achieve best performance.

Plugin Features

  • Settings Page: No
  • Upgrade Available: No
  • Includes Media: No
  • Includes CSS: No
  • Database Storage: No
    • Transients: No
    • Options: No
  • Must-Use Support: Yes
  • Multi-site Support: No
  • Uninstalls Data: N/A


  • English (US)

Code Inspiration

This plugin was partially inspired either in “code or concept” by the open-source software and discussions mentioned below:

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Recommended Plugins

We invite you to check out a few other related free plugins that our team has also produced that you may find especially useful:

Special Thanks

We thank the following groups for their generous contributions to the WordPress community which have particularly benefited us in developing our own free plugins and paid services:


We released this plugin in response to our managed hosting clients asking for better access to their server environment, and our primary goal will remain supporting that purpose. Although we are 100% open to fielding requests from the WordPress community, we kindly ask that you consider the above mentioned goals before leaving reviews of this plugin, thanks!


  1. Upload to /wp-content/plugins/
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ screen


Installation Instructions
  1. Upload to /wp-content/plugins/
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ screen
How can I change this plugin’s settings?

There is no settings page for this plugin as it aims to be as simple as possible.

I have a suggestion, how can I let you know?

Please avoid leaving negative reviews in order to get a feature implemented. Instead, we kindly ask that you post your feedback on the support forums by tagging this plugin in your post. If needed, you may also contact our homepage.

Contributors & Developers

“Download Media” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.


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Interested in development?

Browse the code, check out the SVN repository, or subscribe to the development log by RSS.



  • initial release