|How Do I Insert A
PDF / Document File Link
From your website
administration area main menu screen you must select the
link titled Upload/Delete Files to use in Pages.
what you should see.
Click on the Browse
button to open your computers file system dialog box. Navigate to
the Adobe pdf file located on your computer. select the pdf file and
The Upload pages text
box should have the path to the file you selected and is now ready
to be uploaded. Click Upload to copy the file to the web server.
You should now see the
file you just uploaded within the Documents file preview window
located at the bottom of this page.
Return to the administration main menu page and select the link
titled Create or Edit Page Content. Select the page from the list
that you want the pdf file link inserted. Find a spot on the page
and add a text description for the file to be opened. (i.e. December
Newsletter) Highlight the text with your mouse and select the chain
icon located on the second row first icon of your page content
The Insert/edit link dialog box will pop
up on your screen. If you do not see this pop up screen please make
sure to allow pop ups for this website from within your computers
pop up blocker. Now you can select the pdf file you wish to link.
You should also select the link target
by selecting the Target drop down. Select Open in new window
(_blank) so the open file will open within a new window leaving your
website always open behind it. Select the Insert button on the
bottom left of this dialog box. You should now have a new link
inserted on your page.
Remember to save your page. You cannot
test the link from within the page content editor so you will need
to save your work and navigate to the actual page for testing. Click
the link and make sure it opens in a new window.
Step by Step.
1.) Upload the Adobe pdf file first. Same process as
uploading a picture for use in pages.
2.) Open the page you are inserting the file.
3.) Type text (August 2009 Newsletter, ect.) or anything you
4.) Highlight the text you want to make a link and then click
on the full chain icon located as the first icon in the second row of the
5.) Select the Link List drop down and then select the Adobe
file you uploaded.
6.) Select Target and select Open in new window (_blank).
7.) Click on the Insert button located at the bottom of the
dialog box window.
8.) Save your page within the content editor.
9.) Open website in new browser window and test. Keep in mind
that the link will not work from within the content editor. you must test it
by looking at the actual website page.