Once you've connected the plugin with Dropbox you'll be able to manage files in your Dropbox and the synchronization will be handled automatically on your WordPress website.
By extension you can even use the Dropbox desktop software with your file browser to add, remove and manage your WordPress files.
Each category of files in WP File Download will be represented by a folder in Dropbox; it works like that with the whole folder structure. It also means that you can both manage your local WordPress server files and the Dropbox ones without any problems!
The file synchronization works both ways, which means that you can upload files in WP File Download (WordPress plugin) and then manage them from Dropbox. This is perfect if you're looking to synchronize a large amount of files or give a client access to a file category without giving access to the WordPress administration panel.
The Dropbox / WP File download two-way synchronization includes:
Don't worry, you don't have to be a developer to ensure that it works :) All you have to do is create a Dropbox App (free of charge, only takes a minute) to get App key, secret and copy paste those information in WP File Download. There are several synchronization methods that fit different server requirements such as AJAX synchronization, Curl or custom Cron tasks. You can also setup a sync delay or force the synchronization by clicking on a dedicated button. Finally there's also the online documentation and our support team is available to help you with the setup.