S3Media LinkSafe Lite FAQ
Frequently asked questions regarding the free S3Media LinkSafe Lite plugin for WordPress 3.x. The plugin can embed protected links to any file type directly from within a post or page.
Since S3Media LinkSafe Lite is a free plugin downloadable from this site, it makes no sense to sell it on. But you can charge money to install and configure the plugin for your web clients, for instance. This is in fact the corner stone of Open Source Software: "Live and let live".
Although we cannot forbid you to post the plugin on your site for download, it is better to link to our download page instead since we always have the latest version available.
Keep in mind that all tutorialson this site are copyright protected, you can only place links to the documentation. This ensures that corrections and additions are up to date.
Certainly, we charge 25 euros to configure your bucket and download distribution.
We can also teach you how to do it yourself via Skype Screen sharing. For this we charge 40 euros.
Pricing is exclusive 21% VAT (sales tax) which is required if you are located in the EU. All other nations are excempt from this tax.
Yes, you can. Contact us for a quote.
It depends. If your audience is primarily located in your own country, a s3 bucket is sufficient.
If you have an international audience, a web distribution is more suitable because your files will be downloaded from a CloudFront edge server close to your international visitor. There is an additional cost involved using CloudFront, but this is very reasonable.
In any case, web distributions are always faster then S3 buckets.
With S3Media Stream Enterprise, you are obliged to use a web distributions for links, HLS and 360 VR video.
WordPress 3.4 or higher with older versions, 4.7 or higher from version 7.8.2 onward.
PHP 7 recommended.
S3 Amazon account with CloudFront service enabled for private streaming and web distribution links.