Web Development Documentation

Link to a PDF

This page describes how to link to a PDF file using the link tool.


1) Find the Link tool.

Highlight text; select "Insert/edit link" button

2) Find the Browse button in the Link window.

  • A Link popup window will appear.
  • To the right of the URL field, click the Browse icon.  It looks like a sheet of paper.

Click paper icon ("Browse") in Link popup window

3) Navigate the File Browser.

  • In the File Browser window, browse to the folder where the new file should be stored (see #1 below).
  • Click Upload to the upper right (see #2 below).

Click File Browser "Upload" button

4) Upload the file.

  • Click Browse and navigate to the file to be uploaded (see #1 and #2 below).
  • Click Upload (see #3 below).

Click "Browse," find the file, and click "Upload"

 

5) Select the uploaded file.

  • Make sure the newly uploaded file is highlighted in the File Browser window and the box to the left of it is checked (see #1 below).
  • Click Insert to the lower right (see #2 below).
  • Click Insert again at the Link popup window.

Select file and click "Insert"

6) Save the changes.

Click Save (or Save & Close in the Joomla! back-end) to save the article.

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