WP Media Tutorial

How to add various files to your WordPress website and link to them: a tutorial in  pictures.

This tutorial is mostly about uploading and linking to documents that you want your site visitors to be able to download and view. If you are just trying to display something on the page, that is easier, although not so easy that a tutorial on that shall not be forthcoming…

Before you start, you need to have the document in question on your computer, and be logged in to your WordPress dashboard. Are you there? Okay, now you can start.

Go to “add new” in the media library:

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Use the drag and drop feature like this:

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OR, use the select feature like this:
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Either way, you will end up here:
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You can choose “edit” right there in the upload window, or you can go to the library and choose ‘edit” from there:
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Either way, you will end up with the Edit window for that particular file:
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Okay, the URL is now on your clipboard, right?
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Tip: You must have some text selected before the link icon will work.
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“Trust, and verify.”
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The end.

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