Add a Direct File Page

Desktop

Adding a Direct File will allow the reader to open the file in a new tab when they select it from the menu. Here’s how to add one:

 

Step 1: Hover over the +New tab at the top of your screen and select Media.

 

Step 2: Click the Select Files button in the middle of the page, and upload the file you want to link to.

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Step 3: Underneath Media on the left sidebar, select Library.

 

Step 4: Select the file you just uploaded, and on the right-hand side of the screen that pops up, copy the file’s URL.

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Step 5: Hover over Appearance on your left sidebar, and select Menus.

 

Step 6: From the “Select a menu to edit” dropdown, choose the menu you want to add your file to.

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Step 7: Click the “Custom Links” box on the left-hand side (underneath Pages and Posts), then paste the file URL where it says “Link.”

 

Step 8: Type in what you want to name the Direct File in the space for “Link Text,” and select Add To Menu.

 

Step 9: Click the blue Save Menu button

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Mobile

Adding a Direct File will allow the reader to open the file in a new tab when they select it from the menu. Here’s how to add one:

 

Step 1: Hover over the +New tab at the top of your screen and select Media.

 

Step 2: Click the Select Files button in the middle of the page, and upload the file you want to link to.

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Step 3: Underneath Media on the left sidebar, select Library.

 

Step 4: Select the file you just uploaded, and on the right-hand side of the screen that pops up, copy the file’s URL.

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Step 5: Hover over Appearance on your left sidebar, and select Menus.

 

Step 6: From the “Select a menu to edit” dropdown, choose the menu you want to add your file to.

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Step 7: Click the “Custom Links” box on the left-hand side (underneath Pages and Posts), then paste the file URL where it says “Link.”

 

Step 8: Type in what you want to name the Direct File in the space for “Link Text,” and select Add To Menu.

 

Step 9: Click the blue Save Menu button

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