Force Downloads on Amazon S3

Files uploaded to S3 using a 3rd-party uploader are not affected by the “Force Download” option in WP-Filebase Settings.
In your bucket manager, you have to change the metadata of the S3 objects to set the following HTTP headers:

Content-Type: application/octet-stream
Content-Disposition: attachment

Instructions using Bucket Explorer–metadata-http-header-update-custom-metadata.html

And Using the AWS console:

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  1. Debra Reed says:
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    Thank you for these instructions … exactly what I needed!

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