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=== Easy Digital Downloads Toolbar ===
Contributors: daveshine, deckerweb
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Tags: toolbar, adminbar, admin bar, easy digital downloads, edd, digital downloads, downloads, e-downloads, administration, resources, links, deckerweb, ddwtoolbar
Requires at least: 3.3
Tested up to: 3.5.1
Stable tag: 1.5.1
License: GPL-2.0+
License URI:

This plugin adds useful admin links and resources for the Easy Digital Downloads plugin to the WordPress Toolbar / Admin Bar.

== Description ==

> #### Have Quicker Access to Your Digital Downloads - Time Saver!
> This **small and lightweight plugin extension** just adds a lot [Easy Digital Downloads]( plugin related resources to your toolbar / admin bar. Also links to all setting/ tab pages of the plugin are added making life administrators a lot easier. So you might just switch from the fontend of your site to 'Payment History' or to the 'Add new Download' page etc.

= General Features =
* Free Extension for ["Easy Digital Downloads"]( - all plugin settings are hooked in!
* Access your stuff from one place in the toolbar on backend and frontend, without much scrolling... in other words: manage your digital downloads even more easily :-)
* Plugin options under "Misc" settings in "Easy Digital Downloads": you can deactivate the Resources links group. (since v1.1.0)
* Official & third-party Extensions (add-ons) are also supported if they provide extra settings pages! :-)
* Alternate main Icon with 22 additional colored/alternate icons included :) (changeable via filters)
* Plus 4 filters included to change wording/tooltip and icon of the main item - for more info [see FAQ section here](
* For custom "branding" or special needs a few sections like the "Resource links group" could be hidden from displaying via your active theme/child theme - for more info [see FAQ section here](
* Supporting all official *Easy Digital Downloads* sites, so just the whole ecosystem for this plugin :)
* Fully internationalized! Real-life tested and developed with international users in mind!
* Fully WPML compatible!
* Fully Multisite compatible, you can also network-enable it if ever needed (per site use is recommended).
* Tested with WordPress versions 3.4 branch, 3.5 branch (and before with 3.3 branch) - also in debug mode (no stuff there, ok? :)
* Link to downloadable German language packs - only displayed when German locales are active (de_DE, de_AT, de_CH, de_LU)
* *NOTE:* I would be happy to add more language/locale specific resources and more useful third-party links - just contact me!

As the name suggests this plugin is **intended towards webmasters and administrators**. The new toolbar / admin bar entries will only be displayed if the current user has the WordPress cabability of `edit_posts`. (Note: I am open for suggestions here if this should maybe changed to a more suitable capability.)

= Localization =
* English (default) - always included
* German (de_DE) - always included
* Spanish (es_ES) - user-submitted - 82% complete for v1.5.1
* .pot file (`edd-toolbar.pot`) for translators is also always included :)
* Easy plugin translation platform with GlotPress tool: [Translate "Easy Digital Downloads Toolbar"...](
* *Your translation? - [Just send it in](*

[A plugin from and GenesisThemes](

= Feedback =
* I am open for your suggestions and feedback - Thank you for using or trying out one of my plugins!
* Drop me a line [@deckerweb]( on Twitter
* Follow me on [my Facebook page](
* Or follow me on [+David Decker]( on Google Plus ;-)

= More =
* [Also see my other plugins]( or see [my profile page](
* Tip: [*GenesisFinder* - Find then create. Your Genesis Framework Search Engine.](

== Installation ==

1. Upload the entire `edd-toolbar` folder to the `/wp-content/plugins/` directory -- or just upload the ZIP package via 'Plugins > Add New > Upload' in your WP Admin
2. Activate the plugin through the 'Plugins' menu in WordPress
3. Look at your toolbar / admin bar and enjoy using the new links there :)
4. Go and manage your digital downloads even more easily :)

**Note:** It's not required to also have the "Easy Digital Downloads" plugin installed but without it this toolbar plugin makes absolutely no sense! -- I recommend to use my plugin with ["Easy Digital Downloads"]( v1.0.5 or higher.

**Own translation/wording:** For custom and update-secure language files please upload them to `/wp-content/languages/edd-toolbar/` (just create this folder) - This enables you to use fully custom translations that won't be overridden on plugin updates. Also, complete custom English wording is possible with that, just use a language file like `` to achieve that (for creating one see the tools on "Other Notes").

== Frequently Asked Questions ==

= Does this plugin work with the latest WP version and also older versions? =
Yes, this plugin works really fine with the latest WordPress 3.3+ including latest 3.4-beta!
And sorry, it DOES NOT work with older WordPress versions so please update your install if you haven't done yet :).

= How are new resources being added to the admin bar? =
Just drop me [@deckerweb]( or Pippin Williamson [@pippinsplugins]( a note via Twitter or via our contact pages and we'll add the link if it is useful for admins/ webmasters and the Easy Digital Downloads plugin ecosystem.

= Is this plugin Multisite compatible? =
Yes, it is! :) Works really fine in Multisite invironment - here I just recommend to activate on a per site basis so to load things only where and when needed.

= In Multisite, could I "network enable" this plugin? =
Yes, you could. -- However, it doesn't make much sense. The plugin is intented for a per site use as the admin links refer to the special settings for that certain site/blog. So if you have a Multisite install with 5 sites but only 3 would run "Easy Digital Downloads" then the other 2 sites will only see support links in the Toolbar / Admin Bar... I guess, you got it? :)

Though intended for a per site use it could make some sense in such an edge case: if all of the sites in Multisite use Easy Digital Downloads. This might be the case if you use Multisite for multilingual projects, especially via that awesome plugin:

= Why is there no admin settings page to this plugin? =
This plugin has NO settings page because I believe it's just not neccessarry. All customizing could be done via filters, constants and regular WordPress user roles & capabilities. As the plugin is indended for a admin/ webmaster use that's the way to go. This way we can save the overhaul of an options panel/settings page, additional database storing & requests, uninstall routines and such. End result: a lightweight system that just works and saves clicks & time :-).

= Can custom menu items be hooked in via theme/child theme or other plugins? =
Yes, this is possible since version 1.2 of the plugin! There are two action hooks available for hooking custom menu items in -- `eddtb_custom_main_items` for the main section and `eddtb_custom_group_items` for the resource group section. Here's an example code:
add_action( 'eddtb_custom_group_items', 'eddtb_custom_additional_group_item' );
 * Easy Digital Downloads Toolbar: Custom Resource Group Items
 * @global mixed $wp_admin_bar
function eddtb_custom_additional_group_item() {

	global $wp_admin_bar;

	$wp_admin_bar->add_menu( array(
		'parent' => 'ddw-edd-eddbar',
		'title'  => __( 'Custom Menu Item Name', 'your-textdomain' ),
		'href'   => '',
		'meta'   => array( 'title' => __( 'Custom Menu Item Name Tooltip', 'your-textdomain' ) )
	) );

= Can certain sections be removed? =
Yes, this is possible! You can remove the following links or sections: "Add-Ons" settings link, "Resources link group" at the bottom (all items), "German language stuff" (all items) and "Translations resources" (all items)

To achieve this add one, some or all of the following constants to your current theme's/child theme's `functions.php` or similar file:
/** Easy Digital Downloads Toolbar: Remove Add-On(s) Item(s) */