Using Easy Digital Downloads’ Tools

Posted OnNov 15, 2014     CategoryE-commerce     CommentsNo comment

In this section of the guide to the Easy Digital Downloads plugin, we will take a look at API Keys, System Info and the Import/Export features.

Step 1) Login to the WordPress Dashboard.

Step 2) On the left-hand sidebar of the Dashboard navigate to Downloads -> Tools.


General Tab

The General Tab offers the ability to ban certain emails from making Easy Digital Downloads purchases. To ban emails, enter them in the text area shown below (one per line).

Click the Save button to save your changes.


API Keys Tab

Easy Digital Downloads includes a complete RESTful API that allows store data to be retrieved remotely in either a jSON or XML format. The API includes methods for retrieving info about store products, store customers, store sales, and store earnings.

Click here for additional details on the API Keys.


System Info Tab

The System Info area displays details about:
– Site Info
– User Browser
– WordPress Configuration
– EDD (Easy Digital Downloads) Configurations

Click the Download System Info File button to download a copy for safe-keeping.



The Import/Export area offers the ability to export or import the Easy Digital Downloads .json file. This can be used to import and export the configuration into another site.

Note: We recommend that once the Easy Digital Downloads plugin has been set up, an Export be done and downloaded for safe-keeping.


The next step in the guide will focus on Using Easy Digital Downloads Add Ons.


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