Create a PDF download link/button in WordPress

Objective:

Add a PDF file into a WordPress post or page with a link or button enabling the download of the PDF file


Task 1: – Upload the PDF file into your media gallery

  1. Click the media button in the toolbar
  2. Drag your pdf into the media section (See here for How to upload media into your wordpress (Images/PDFs etc)
  3. Click on the media you have just uploaded and copy the URL from the right
  4. Close the media section

Task 2: Create the link or button in the selected post or page:

  1. Identify the post/page in which you wish to add the link or button for your PDF file
  2. Open that Post/page
  3. Make sure that your editor is in “Visual mode” and not in “HTML mode
  4. For text: Use your cursor to highlight the text you want to make into a link.
    For Image: Select the image to you want to make into a link.
  5. Click on the “Insert/edit link” icon
  6. And paste the URL that you just copied (see Task 1) into the URL window.
  7. Click “Add link” button
  8. A link to the pdf file will be inserted into the page content
  9. If you wish to use a button then add one with the “Shortcodes Ultimate” plugin – some instructions here

Create a PDF download link/button in WordPress

Objective:

Add a PDF file into a WordPress post or page with a link or button enabling the download of the PDF file


Task 1: – Upload the PDF file into your media gallery

  1. Click the media button in the toolbar
  2. Drag your pdf into the media section (See here for How to upload media into your wordpress (Images/PDFs etc)
  3. Click on the media you have just uploaded and copy the URL from the right
  4. Close the media section

Task 2: Create the link or button in the selected post or page:

  1. Identify the post/page in which you wish to add the link or button for your PDF file
  2. Open that Post/page
  3. Make sure that your editor is in “Visual mode” and not in “HTML mode
  4. For text: Use your cursor to highlight the text you want to make into a link.
    For Image: Select the image to you want to make into a link.
  5. Click on the “Insert/edit link” icon
  6. And paste the URL that you just copied (see Task 1) into the URL window.
  7. Click “Add link” button
  8. A link to the pdf file will be inserted into the page content
  9. If you wish to use a button then add one with the “Shortcodes Ultimate” plugin – some instructions here

Phuket
More
Addresses
Contact Us
Intouch
© 2019 Imarketingonly All rights reserved.
  • We will use the data you submit to fulfil your request. Privacy Policy.

Imarketingonly

The Great Oast, Steep Marsh Petersfield Hampshire GU32 2BN
125/5A Srisoonthorn Road. Cherngtalay District. Thalang Phuket 83110
+66 (0) 76 324184 +66(0) 898 740 040 +44 (0) 1730 895648 +44 (0) 208 1234 164 +44 (0) 7798 554540 Start Price 120 GBP