Inserting a link to a PDF that opens within a browser
Click the Add Media icon
Click Choose File and navigate to the file on your computer to upload.
Click on the document to open it.
Copy the file's absolute web address from your browser window.
Paste the web address to link to the document where needed on your site. By pasting the absolute URL to the PDF, the document will open within the viewer's browser (it will not download).
If you have linked to the file properly, it will show an Adobe icon next to the link.
Inserting a link to a PDF that downloads
Upload the document to the Library using the instructions above.
Select the text that will download the PDF.
Click the Link to content (Linkit) icon
Search for content using the title of the PDF, which will auto-populate files from your Library. Select the correct file, then click Insert link.
The file will be downloaded to the viewer's computer.
Tip: Name the file something useful
Give the link to the file a two to three word name; not the name of the actual file. For example, have the hot text read "Funding Request Form (PDF)" and not merely "filename123.pdf."
Never use "Click here" or "Click this link."