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Magento_DownloadableStaging module


The Magento_DownloadableStaging module is a part of the staging functionality in Magento EE. It enables you to create new Downloadable Product updates or add new changes to the existing store updates. In other words, you can modify the Downloadable Products entity attributes in updates. These updates are shown on the content dashboard.

Implementation details

The Magento_DownloadableStaging module changes the Downloadable Product creation page to make them compatible with the Magento Staging Framework. This module extends the Magento_Downloadable module functionality to be used in staging.

The Magento_DownloadableStaging module adds the “Downloadable information” tab to the Schedule Update form for a product.

Installation details

The Magento_DownloadableStaging module makes irreversible changes in a database during installation. You cannot uninstall this module.


You can find the list of modules that have dependencies on the Magento_DownloadableStaging module in the require section of the composer.json file. The file is located in the root directory of the module.

Extension points

Extension points enable extension developers to interact with the Magento_DownloadableStaging module. For more information about the Magento extension mechanism, see Magento plug-ins.

The Magento dependency injection mechanism enables you to override the functionality of the Magento_DownloadableStaging module.

UI components

You can extend product and category updates using the UI components located in the Magento\DownloadableStaging\view\adminhtml\ui_component directory. For more information, see UI Listing/Grid Component.


You can extend and override layouts in the Magento\DownloadableStaging\view\adminhtml\layout directory. For more information about layouts, see the Layout documentation.

Additional information

You can track backward incompatible changes made in a Magento EE mainline after the Magento 2.0 release.