Prevent Direct Access Gold – Restrict Private WordPress Files Access
Prevent Direct Access Gold protects unlimited WordPress media files including PNG, PDF, DOCX, MP3 and MP4. This is an indispensable plugin for small business owners who are selling digital products and/or having a membership website. The plugin essentially blocks Google indexing and prevents unauthorized users from stealing your hard-to-produce documents and videos for free.
Prevent Direct Access Gold protects unlimited media files with just single click. Once protected, unauthorized users will not be able to access the file URLs directly anymore. You can allow paid members, logged-in users or specific roles of your website to access these protected files though.
Prevent Direct Access Gold also blocks Google and other search engines from indexing your private files so that they will not appear or be found on the search results. Besides, the Gold version enables you to create and share these private files and documents with your subscribers and users through the so-called “expiring download links”.
Why Use Prevent Direct Access Gold?
All your file uploads to WordPress are available and accessible to anyone by default. People could then steal your hard-to-produce documents, ebooks and videos for free. What’s more, they could even re-upload and exploit your original products for commercial purposes. All your efforts and time will go down the drain.
Worse still, this will also lead to a dramatic plunge in sales and revenue especially when you’re selling digital products, and so, affects your online business adversely.
On the other hand, protected files are only accessible to certain users and roles of your website. Put simply, those who want to access these private media files have to either log in or have a privilege granted by the admins. People won’t be able to find your private files through search engines while unauthorized users will be redirected to your 404 page when attempting to do so.
Sync and Protect Private Files with Amazon S3
You can sync your private protected files to Amazon S3 with just a single click. Use these Amazon S3 links on your content for faster load time for your website.
Protect both self- and Amazon-hosted Videos
Prevent Direct Access Gold can not only protect your videos URL but also embed them on content with a beautiful HTML5 video player, and at same time, prevents video downloaders, e.g. IDM and FBDown from downloading your videos. You have an option to host your videos on Amazon S3 for fast load time as well.
Integrate with Top Membership Plugins
Prevent Direct Access Gold integrates perfectly with the top most popular WordPress membership plugins such as Membership 2, User Access Manager and Paid Membership Pro. You can set different media files available to different membership types, which is cool, isn’t it?
- Protect unlimited media files including PNG, JPEG, ZIP, PDF, MP3 and MP4
- Block Google and searching indexing of protected files
- Restrict file uploads access to logged-in users
- Set custom access permission for each and every file
- Protect self-hosted videos or sync and protect them with Amazon S3 (extension)
- Sync protected files to Amazon S3 for faster load time (extension)
- Integrate with top membership plugins (extension)