How to Insert a PDF in Wordpress


Upload PDF files to your WordPress blog to save, share and print with other computer users. Once the PDF file is uploaded to your Media Library, you can insert the link to it in any WordPress post or any page. PDFs may be uploaded to WordPress blogs or WordPress websites. The procedure is the same as for an image or video. The size of the PDF you can upload is determined by the space you have on your WordPress blog or website.

  • Open a web browser. Go to your WordPress login page or to to log in to your WordPress blog.

  • Type your username and password. Click "Log in."

  • Click "Add New" under "Media" in the left-hand Dashboard column. On the "Upload New Media" page, click the "Select Files" button.

  • Browse to the PDF file located on your computer. Click to select it and click "Open." Wait for the file to crunch.

  • Type a title, caption and description. The file URL is the name of the file location, like an image or video.

  • Click the "Save all Changes" button. The PDF is now in your Media Library to insert into a post or page.

Tips & Warnings

  • To insert the PDF into a WordPress post, copy the file URL from the Media Library and insert it into the post.

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