LimitLast updated: 29 September 2022
DOCman Limit is a plugin capable of limiting the number of downloads of published documents for logged in users. This plugin requires our LOGman extension to be installed to be able to count and limit the downloads.
The plugin allows you to set both the number of downloads to allow and the days (interval) to count the download per user.
Once a user has reached the limit they will be prevented from downloading any documents and get the following message if they attempt to do so:
- Download Limit from the Addons tab in your Joomlatools Dashboard
- Install the plugin using the Joomla's Extensions Manager
- Publish the plugin
Choose whether to set a single defined download limit for select usergroups, or whether to set individually defined download limits on a per-usergroup basis.
Set download limit & interval
Configure the maximum number of downloads and the days (interval) to count the downloads per user.
Limit per document
The download limitation can be applied on a per document basis or for all documents.
User groups limitation
If you chose to set the Advanced parameter to No, then document download limitation can be applied to specific user groups.
If you chose to set the Advanced parameter to Yes, then document download limitation can be applied per user group.
Note: Download limits for guest users are calculated based on their IP address.