Adding Files (PDF, Word, Excel)

Note: We do have a media upload limit of 250MB as Sites@UCI is not designed to be a media repository. If your files are large, you may need to store them elsewhere and link to them from your site.

  1. In your Page or Post, click where you want to insert a PDF.
  2. Click the Add Media button.
    Add Media
  3. Drag and drop your files in the Drop files anywhere to upload box or click the Select Files button.
  4. In the Title field, change the name of the file if needed. This is the text that will display in the body of your Post or Page.
    Note: For Web Accessibility, it is advised to put PDF in parenthesis in the title. This will let your readers know that they will be viewing and/or downloading a PDF file.
  5. Make sure you are linking to the Media File in the Link To field.
  6. Click Insert into Post.
    Insert PDF
  7. Your PDF file is now linked and will be uploaded when you Publish your Post or Page.

Allowed File Types

File Type Extension
Image .jpg, .jpeg, .gif, .png
Audio .mp3, .wav
Video .mov, .avi, .wmv
PDF .pdf
Microsoft Word .doc and .docx
Microsoft Excel .xls and .xlsx
Microsoft PowerPoint .ppt and .pptx

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