How to Hyperlink to a PDF (Method 1 – Copy/Paste URL)

While in the Dashboard, hover your cursor over “Media” and then click on “Library”.

screenshot-media library


Click on the “Add New” button.

screenshot- add new item in media library


Click on the gray “Select Files” button in order to browse for the PDF you wish to upload.

screenshot - select file


Select the folder containing the PDF you wish to upload. This folder may be on your local hard drive (e.g. “c” drive), the Shared drive, or on your external thumb drive. Click on the PDF you wish to upload then click “Open”.


screenshot - browse for file



The PDF will appear in your Media Library. Look to the Right section of screen and find the URL field. Copy this entire URL.

screenshot - select file and copy url


Once the PDF URL is copied, open the page, post, or menu item where you would like to create the PDF hyperlink. Paste the PDF URL into the field for URL.