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* [[Download Monitor - WordPress|Protect access to files using the Download Monitor Plugin]]
 
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*or [[Protected Readings - WordPress| Attaching links to protected readings in WordPress]]
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Revision as of 08:45, 16 October 2014

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Learn how to uploading a file to WordPress and add a link for others to download.

Upload the file and create a link

From the post or page where you want the link:

  1. Click the Add Media button
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  2. Choose Upload Files and Select File to locate the file on your hard drive (you can also drag and drop the file)
  3. Change the Title field if you need to, this will become the name of the link embedded in your post
  4. Set the Link To field to Media File otherwise an additional page will be created to download the file from
  5. Click the "Insert into post" button to create the text link to the file
  6. Publish your post


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For protected files

To attach files that need protected access see:

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