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Ecommerce Digital products

Discussion in 'Website Design Forum:' started by Mike, Mar 8, 2010.

  1. Mike

    Mike Senior Member

    Hi all,

    I have a ecommerce script that i wrote myself and I want to sell some images that people can download.

    Does anyone have any tips on the best way to do this so that I can ensure people can download the file but also keep it secure from freebies?

    Thanks all

  2. Levi

    Levi Moderator Staff Member

    with digital downloads I've usually had an email with a generated file location or web address which will delete after generally 24 hours or 5 downloads.
  3. tbwcf

    tbwcf Active Member

    I've used a couple of shop 'plugins' before and never for digital downloads but I've looked into them a couple of times and it would generally be similar to Levi mentioned or alternatively restricted to that IP address.

    That doesn't stop someone sharing the file after that though - the only way to do that off the top of my head anyway, would be serial numbers.
  4. Mike

    Mike Senior Member

    Thanks both, if they share it afterwards thats not too much of an issue, im just more concerned with how to deliver the image to them without joe bloggs being able to just go to the location and getting it.


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