In t4 documents (PDFs, zip files and any Microsoft Office files) are added to text via the Media Library

This is a two step process, 1) upload the document  to the Media Library and 2) add the link to your page.

Give it a try

1. Add a General content content type to your section if one isn't already in place.

2. Once you have added content to the Main body editor

3. Click on the Insert Media button, see example below:

Media Library button

4. The Media Library window will appear, go to the site structure in the left-hand window, and navigate to the folder where you want the file to live. In this case Web training's Public folder.

N.B: A document that is put in a public folder is open for all to see. If you select the Internal folder your document will be log in only. If you cannot see your internal folder, please contact your Faculty Web Officer who will set up your internal folder.

5. Click the Add Media button in the right-hand window, see example below:

Media Library screenshot
6. Fill in the form as below:

Field title What should I do? Is it compulsory?
Name* Enter a name for your document, include the file type (PDF, WORD, PPT etc,). In this case: Benefits of the CMS (PDF) - this name will automatically appear as the link, unless changed later. Yes
Description Leave blank No
Keywords Enter relevant keywords. These are used to search the Media Library No
Type This is automatically generated Yes
Syntax Type Ignore this option No
Media, click Browse

Click Browse to select the file to be uploaded. 

(Choose your document from your local drive, click open and this will be added to your Media Library)

Yes
Hide Syntax Highlighting

Ignore this option

No
Thumbnail

Ignore this option

No
Media Language

Ignore this option

Yes
Categorisation

By default, all media items are categorised

Yes

7. Click Add (You will be returned to the Media Library window and you will see your document has been added)

8. Go back to the page and position the cursor where you want the link to appear. Click the Insert Media icon again, you'll be in the folder you just uploaded to.

9. Put your cursor on the document in the Media Library and choose Select, see example below:

Select button in Media Library

This will add the link (with the text used in the Name field) to wherever you've selected on the page.

This will insert the Link into the page.

Find out how to add a Document download button in a HighlightBox  or add a Document download button in a sidebar