Uploading PDF to WordPress

UPLOADING A PDF TO WORDPRESS

Once you’re logged into WordPress, select “Media” from the left-hand navigation menu, and then select “Add New” from the pop-out submenu.
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Once on the “Upload New Media” page, then click on the “Select files” button. You can then browse to the file (or files) you wish to upload from your computer. Clicking on the “open” button in the file browser window will then automatically upload the files.
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Then click on the “Library” in the left-hand navigation menu. (under “Media”)
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Once you’re on the “Media Library” page, then find the file (or files) you just uploaded and click on them.
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This will bring up the “Attachment Details” window, and in that window you will see the full URL for the file you’ve just uploaded. Double-click in the URL window to select all of it, and then copy that full URL to the clipboard.
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If you’re happy with the full WordPress URL as is, you’re done!
But since I find that URL a bit long and ugly — and when you email long URL’s, there’s always the chance of them breaking — I always use a URL shortening service.
There are several out there who all do a perfectly fine job. I use Bitly (click HERE), but that’s mainly just out of habit.
When you land on the link-shortening page, instructions on how to shorten your link are pretty straight-forward.
Pro-tip: always double check the shortened link before sending it out!
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