Intelligent JavaScript solution for file downloading.
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Intelligent JavaScript solution for file downloading. Easy to use - just call downloadFile(URL) global function.

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Why DownloadJS?

  • Avoids stupid blank screens after file starts downloading in Chrome, Safari;
  • Ignores content type by using virtual link with "download" attribute. So file will be downloaded even if content type says browser to show file`s content in new window. This allows to download PNGs, HTMLs and so on;
  • Small function without any dependencies.
  • Informs user if downloading is restricted on his device avoiding unpredicted behaviour.

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Have a bug? Please create an issue here on GitHub!


Copyright 2013 Denis Radin.

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