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How to add a PDF link

Here are the steps for adding a PDF as a clean text link (no “.pdf” in the link name).

  1. Login to your site
  2. Go to Media Library and upload the PDF
  3. Click on the uploaded PDF
  4. Copy the LINK for the file from the field on the right side.
    screen shot of a WordPress media library item indicating where to find the file link
  5. Go to the site and navigate to the page where you need to add the link.
  6. Click Edit Page and go to where you need to add the link.
  7. Type the text you want to use for the link.
  8. Highlight that text and click the “link” button in the editing menu.screen shot of a WordPress editing toolbar indicating the link button
  9. Paste in the URL and click the blue “return” arrow button to save it.
  10. Save the module/block.
  11. Update the page.
  12. Test the link on the live page.