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WCMS, version 8

Adding a PDF File

Before you can add a link to a PDF file on your page, you must first upload the PDF file to the WCMS.

  • Do use the correct file name extension .pdf
  • Do not use spaces in the name.
  • Do not use punctuation in the name.
  • Do not use capital letters in the name.

To upload a PDF file:

  1. Go to a site
  2. Look at the Site Content at the left on large screens; or if you are on a mobile device, click the hamburger menu and select Site Content in the slide-out menu
  3. Click on the folder named "assets" and then click on the arrow at the right of the folder named pdf
  4. Click on the Plus icon in the top menu bar, and select File
  5. Either drag and drop a PDF file into the area surrounded by a dashed line, or click on the "choose" link inside this area to select the PDF file on your computer
  6. Click Save & Preview (on a mobile device, click the Check Mark icon)
  7. Click Submit (or the Check Mark again on mobile) and then Check Content & Submit and the Check Mark icon

To place a link to a PDF on your page:

  1. Click on the page you want the PDF on
  2. Click the Pencil icon to edit the page
  3. In the WYSIWYG field either highlight existing text for your PDF label or type new text and highlight it
  4. Click the "Insert/edit link" button in the toolbar icon
  5. In the dialog, select "Internal" for the type of link
  6. Next the the "Link" label click the "Browse" link and navigate to the "assets" folder and then the "pdf" folder
  7. Click on the PDF file that you want, then click Choose and OK
  8. Click Save & Preview and then Submit

To replace an existing PDF with a new version:

  1. In the Site Content panel at the left, click on the folder named “assets
  2. Click on the arrow at the right of the folder named pdf
  3. Select the PDF file you want to replace
  4. Click on the Pencil icon to edit
  5. Click on the choose link
  6. In the file browser that pops open, select the PDF file that you want to upload and confirm
  7. Click Save & Preview and Submit
  8. Click on the Cloud icon to publish
  9. Click Submit

Tip: You do not need to re-publish or make any other changes to your web page.