On my front page menu I would like to have one of my menu items when clicked - link to a pdf file so that it can be opened and read. I have read. I wish to associate a menu item to a PDF document that is on the server, as a Create a new menu item, select System Links > External URL. I know how to upload the PDF and identify it's URL. But how do I link to it directly from a menu item? I don't want the Menu item to take to a page with the PDF link .
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This should be that difficult. Why is it so convoluted to attach a PDF file to a Menu item so that when the visitor clicks on the menu, it will open. link in the single article and assign this article to menu in Joomla. the folder is document, the file name is vitecek.info, then we have the. Navigate to the menu manager, and select a menu that should contain a link to a PDF. Create a new menu item, and select the Fileman menu.
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I read few postings and tried some of the suggestions viewtopic. Tried creating a Weblink and attaching it to an "external URL" menu, but it won't let me.
Created the External URL type menu, but it will only allow me to choose an image from the image folder, won't even display the PDF that is in that folder. So I could not link to the document or neither could I type it in.
There's got to be an easier way. I don't want to link it to some text in an article, but just want to link it directly to a menu item so that the PDF is opened when you select the menu. OSDownloads allows you to add Joomla's custom fields to your downloads, so you can show lots more information about your files.
OSDownloads enables you to collect an email in exchange for downloads. But you can also use Joomla's custom fields to ask for more details such as name, phone, and interests during the download process. However, you can also show downloads inside Joomla articles.
If you're using OSDownloads Pro, you can use the following shortcode in your articles to display the download button:. In this case, the ID number is 1.
Here's an example of OSDownloads Pro download buttons that we created for our customers at Joomlashack. So, if you haven't done so, take these two steps:. In this tutorial, we'll show you two ways to share PDF documents in Joomla. What I want to do is this On my front page menu I would like to have one of my menu items when clicked - link to a pdf file so that it can be opened and read.
I have read a couple of the postings here but nothing I do seems to work. Any help would be appreciated. John L.
I am using Joomla 1. See also http: Pete Nurse, Jix Software http: I was also looking for how to link a PDF I wanted to create a link in an article and this suggestion worked perfectly.
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