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Inserting documents

Support > Designer > Use

Documents such as PDF files can be easily uploaded via drag&drop and linked in your Designer via button. You can also add a text link to link the PDF to your page.

After «logging into Designer», follow these steps:

1. Navigate

You begin on the home page of Designer's editor and are thus in the «Site editor» view.

To get to the desired page, click on «Pages and Styles» on the blue header bar. Select the desired page.

2. Insert PDF

You can insert documents such as PDF files on your website in two ways:

 

3. Add download button

Click the menu item «Add Content» or the «plus symbol in the red circle».

3.1 Select content element

The content menu is now displayed on the left. In the area «Files», select the «PDF» content item and drag it to the page to insert it in the desired place.

3.2 Upload PDF

A popup opens. Here you can now insert the desired PDF file via drag&drop or select it via the «Upload new PDF» button in the folder structure.

3.3 button placed

The «Download button» is immediately placed and displayed as well as the file name of the PDF.

3.4 Settings

To edit the «Download button», move the mouse over the «Button» and click on the «Gear icon» or the «Settings» icon.

3.5 customizations

Here you can now add the desired button text in the «Text» area, under «Size», «Format» and «Button Alignment» you can adjust the display of the button.

At the end you can choose whether you want to show or hide the file name. Then click «Save» to save the customizations.

3.6 Preview button link

Now click on «Preview» in the upper area to test the link of the button.

3.7 Preview view

The preview view opens. Now click on the button to open the linked PDF.

3.8 PDF View

The PDF opens in a new tab.

3.9 Edit mode

To return to the editor, click on the «Arrow icon» in the preview view of the top left of the page or on «Back to Edit» on the right. You will be redirected to the editor or edit mode immediately.

 

4. insert Text link

In order to insert a «text link» for the PDF download, you have to carry out the procedure of the «button link» first, because in order to insert a text link we need the URL address of the uploaded PDF.

4.1 text settings

To edit the «Text», move the mouse over the «Text» and click on the «Gear icon» or the «Settings» icon.

4.2 edit text

In the edit area, select the text you want to mark as a link and then click on the «Link icon» at the top.

4.3 Select link type

In the popup that now opens, click on the «Arrow symbol» in the «A page on my site» area. A drop-down menu opens. Select «An external page».

4.4 Copy PDF url

Now go to the PDF preview tab and copy the URL.

4.5 Define Link

Now insert this link in the popup under «External Link». Under «Target window» you can select whether the link should be opened in the current or a new tab.

Then click on the yellow check mark to save the link.

4.6 Preview text link

The text link is saved immediately and you will be forwarded to the page view. The text link is now highlighted in color.

Now click on «Preview» in the upper area to test the link of the text.

4.7 Preview view

The preview view opens. Now click on the text link to open the linked PDF.

4.8 Preview PDF

The PDF opens in a new tab.

4.9 Edit mode

To return to the editor, click on the «Arrow icon» in the preview view of the top left of the page or on «Back to Edit» on the right. You will be redirected to the editor or edit mode immediately.

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