[thelist] how to protect downloadable docs in members only area

Tris beertastic at gmail.com
Mon Oct 15 10:41:43 CDT 2007

I gave a vauge description ;-p
I tried to find the page I had that did it all... but I've lost it :-(

Must control my file archive better!

On 15/10/2007, Jon Molesa <rjmolesa at consoltec.net> wrote:
> I agree with Tris.  Store your files somewhere on the system outside of
> the public location.  Authenticate the user as normal.  Point your
> script to where your files are.  Generate a list, and when the user
> clicks on one of the files have PHP hand it to them.  Tris give the
> technical description, I'm just trying to help explain the process.
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