Ability to download ZIP files from a Webflow site

I have many clients who would like to have zip file download functionality on their websites for things like employment application packets, brand kits(logo files, brand guides), and press kits.

It seems for now only certain image files, PDFs and Microsoft Office files are allowed to be downloaded from Webflow created websites.

Not having this feature has been a deal breaker from a lot of web design projects that are requested by clients

Admin Note:
At this time assets such as Zip files will need to be hosted externally and linked to from your Webflow site to provide downloads.

  • Ian Dougan
  • Mar 23 2018
  • Reviewed
  • Stu Smith commented
    7 Apr 03:34pm

    We need the ability to have a user download a PDF from a link. Digital downloads WITHOUT e-commerce.

  • Mike Tumarae commented
    18 Mar 06:34pm

    That's a quite common client request, thanks for adding that option.

  • Design team Fresk.digital commented
    21 Feb 07:08pm

    Hey guys, please add this feature!

  • Manny Lopez commented
    28 Jan 07:26pm

    Hey guys, when are you going to release this feature? Ability to upload zip files is important

  • Kampus Sausage commented
    17 Jan 02:13pm

    Please sort this out guys.

  • Lisa Richards commented
    12 Oct, 2023 08:34pm

    I've just been doing some research for a new potential client, they would like a client portal where they can upload files for each client in formats .pln, .dwg, .dxf, .nc, .pdf & excel files for each client, and those to be served via a secure member portal.

    The inability of webflow CMS to allow upload in zip format and other formats like DWG will prevent me from implementing this project in webflow. Webflow - this also means lost revenue for you. Please add this feature!!!!!!!!!

  • ARENA Cykelparkering commented
    20 May, 2023 02:43pm

    I need it too! Please implement!

  • Samuel Huwyler commented
    4 May, 2023 02:24pm

    sooo important. please make that possible!

  • Nick Ringelmann commented
    29 Apr, 2023 02:12am

    bump

  • David Bias commented
    31 Mar, 2023 10:40pm

    Shameful, Webflow... I need to provide a package of company logos and other assets to our retail partners. I lobbied hard to move my company's site from Squarespace to Webflow only to find this insane restriction as soon as we go live...

    I almost wish there was a "before you switch to Webflow" list somewhere that gives warning on all of Webflow's weirdly missing or disallowed stuff. I've been using Webflow for two years now and I'm constantly coming across weird restrictions and/or things that any reasonable person would expect, but aren't available at all.

  • Arthur Presser commented
    30 Mar, 2023 12:03pm

    As many commented here, it's shocking that this has to be requested in 2023. This is crucial feature for anyone hosting press kits / multi-file brand assets.

  • Geraldine Lee commented
    2 Mar, 2023 02:43pm

    Shocked this still isn't allowed.

  • Vladislav Iliushin commented
    1 Mar, 2023 07:13pm

    It is not possible to upload a simple press kit on the Webflow. How is it something that has to be requested in 2023?


  • Nathan Lenkowski commented
    27 Jan, 2023 11:07pm

    Yet another showstopper issue! My client asked to upload a zip file containing their press kit, and we were both shocked to discover its not possible with Webflow. Having to share the file via a Google Drive link looks super unprofessional. Also, whats with the 4 MB file upload limit? This feature request should be bumped to the top.

  • Kamal Gill commented
    22 Dec, 2022 10:16pm

    What's the status on this? It boggles my mind how this simple feature is not supported. Further more, that someone made the active decision to block most file types in the asset window. Just let us upload whatever we want!

  • Thomas Mordasky commented
    2 Dec, 2022 04:08pm

    My entire project hinges on this simple feature and I only just found out its not supported. It's clear from this thread the need is being ignored.

  • Samuel Huwyler commented
    23 Nov, 2022 10:48am

    it's time

  • BG Admin commented
    2 Nov, 2022 02:37pm

    Very crucial!

  • Matt Woch commented
    17 Oct, 2022 11:12am

    Crucial functionality! Please implement.

  • Design Team commented
    14 Sep, 2022 03:51pm

    Please is there an update to this yet?


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