Use direct link for the Media file (don’t link to the media page)

When showing the Media type by Content Views Pro, by default the media link is URL of the media page where shows:
– the image, if the media is an image
– the player, if the media is an audio or a video
– the title (includes link) of PDF file, if the media is a PDF file

If you want to link the media to its file directly, please add this code to file functions.php in the theme’s folder:

// Content Views Pro - Link Media to direct file, instead of media page
add_filter( 'pt_cv_field_href', 'cvp_theme_link_media_file_directly', 100, 2 );
function cvp_theme_link_media_file_directly( $args, $post ) {
	if ( get_post_type( $post->ID ) === 'attachment' ) {
		$url = wp_get_attachment_url( $post->ID );
		if ( $url ) {
			$args = $url;
	return $args;

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