Creating direct file download link from a public file share

Creating direct download link for public shares

Public file shares by default opens a landing page, from where user can download the shared file. Sometimes it is preferable to have a direct downloadable links. By making minor changes to the share link, a direct downloadable link can be created.

By default the public share link looks like this:

In the above link, replace the string "ui/core/index.html?mode=single&" with "app/websharepro/share?" to the URL and remove the mode parameter.
Making these two changes the above link becomes:"

Now, this link can be can be used to download the files directly from browser, download managers or Linux utilities such as wget.