How do I allow users to view but not download documents?

DOCman is used for lots of different types of document repositories and has always been a firm favourite of the academic community. From Ivy League colleges to schools all over the world, DOCman helps professors, teachers, and students organise and share all sorts of documents, including course-work.

On one particular school website, teachers needed to allow their students to view powerpoint presentations that were used in class, on the school’s website, but not be able to download them. Here’s how DOCman in tandem with Google Drive solved this problem.

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How to create a link manager using Joomla and DOCman.

DOCman is a very powerful document manager extension, it comes with categorization, tagging, metadata and a lot of other powerful features. Did you know that you can also use it as a weblinks manager by making use of the built-in remote linking feature?

Here’s how you can use DOCman to create a website link sharing platform, where each link can have extra metadata just like a DOCman document.

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