A shortcode that enables displaying a link to download any single attachment available in Media Library, inside posts content or manual attachments display anywhere in a theme.


[download-attachment id="17" title="Download title" class="button button-primary"]


  • id | int – an attachment ID (required)
  • title | string – attachment link title, defaults to attachment title
  • class | string – link class, defaults to “da-download-link da-download-attachment-$id”, where $id is an attachment id

Attachment attributes can be adjusted with the da_download_attachment_link_attributes filter hook:

// Adjust link attributes for specific attachments
function custom_da_download_attachment_link_attributes( $attr, $attachment_id ) {
	if ( $attachment_id != 12 ) {
		$attr['data-attachment_id'] = $attachment_id;
	return $attr;

add_filter( 'da_download_attachment_link_attributes', 'custom_da_download_attachment_link_attributes', 10, 2 );

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