First you need to edit the post or page where you want to upload the PDF file. Select Files’ button to select the PDF file you want to upload. Once uploaded, you’ll see a thumbnail preview of your PDF file. On wordpress step by step guide pdf right hand column, you can provide the title, caption, and description for your file.
You can also select how you want it to be linked. By default, it will link to the PDF file itself. You can change that to the attachment page, which will be a page showing just the pdf thumbnail preview of the first page of your PDF file. Insert into post’ button to add the PDF file into your post.
The media uploader popup will now disappear, and you will see PDF file download link in your post editor. You can continue editing your post or publish it. You can now visit your website to see it in action. First thing you need to do is install and activate the Google Doc Embedder plugin.
Upon activation, you need to visit Settings » GDE Settings page to configure plugin settings. Here you can specify the language, height and width of the embedder, and few other settings. Default options will work for most websites, but you can review and change them if you need.
Next, you need to head over to the post or page where you want to embed PDF file. Add Media’ button to upload your PDF document. After uploading your file, you need to copy the file URL and close media uploader window without inserting the file into your post. You can now continue editing your post or publish it.
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Page maintained by Syed Balkhi. I am trying to upload a pdf into a post using the fist method. So far so good, everything works like it should but the pdf title has special characters and the link created by wordpress looks normal inside post editor.