DearFlip (formely known as dFlip) is a WordPress plugin allowing you to display your PDF file as a normal book which means you can flip pages easily. With a beautiful and simple interface, DearFlip proves to be a useful tool for anyone who owns online reading books sites.
This article aims to guide you to embed a protected PDF in DearFlip and allow anyone to see but not download it.
- Prevent Direct Access (PDA) Gold plugin
- DearFlip plugin
Step 1: Protected a PDF file with PDA Gold
Once you install and activate PDA Gold plugin, go to Media Library List View.
Simply click “Configure file protection” under any of your protected files to open a window popup, where you can get its protected link.
Copy the link and go to the next step.
Step 2: Create a new book with protected links
First of all, you need to click Add New Book under dFlip Books menu in the left sidebar.
Then you will create a new book including the protected link you have got in step 1.
Once done, click Publish to get the ebook shortcode in the top right corner of the screen.
To make sure that no one can access and download your protected ebook, go to dFlip Settings page and change “Enable Download” value to False.
Step 3: Add the ebook shortcode to content
After generating the ebook shortcode, go to editor page and add it to the content. Once done, click Publish or Update the page whose layout will look like the following:
Here is a demo for you to see the function in action.