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This page describes how to upload and link to a PDF file using the "Insert link" button.

To accomplish the same task, but with advanced options, see: Uploading and linking to files within articles using JCE Editor PRO

1) Find the Link tool.

  • Select an article to edit following steps 1-3 of Basic Editing (front-end).
  • Highlight the text in your article that will be linked to the file (see #1 below).
  • Click the Insert/Edit link button on the editing toolbar (see #2 below).

Highlight text; select "Insert/edit link" button

2) Find the Browse button in the Link window.

  • A Link popup window will appear.
  • To the right of the URL field, click the Browse icon.  It looks like a sheet of paper.

Click paper icon ("Browse") in Link popup window

3) Navigate the File Browser.

  • In the File Browser window, browse to the folder where the new file should be stored (see #1 below).
  • Click Upload to the upper right (see #2 below).

Click File Browser "Upload" button

4) Upload the file.

  • Click Browse and navigate to the file to be uploaded (see #1 and #2 below).
  • Click Upload (see #3 below).

Click "Browse," find the file, and click "Upload"


5) Select the uploaded file.

  • Make sure the newly uploaded file is highlighted in the File Browser window and the box to the left of it is checked (see #1 below).
  • Click Insert to the lower right (see #2 below).
  • Click Insert again at the Link popup window.

Select file and click "Insert"

6) Save the changes.

Click Save (or Save & Close in the Joomla! back-end) to save the article.

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