How to upload a file through your CPanel and then link to it from your site


This video tutorial shows the basics of using the File Manager in CPanel

This tutorial will show you how to upload extra files (such as pdf) and link to them on one of your pages or in a product description etc.

Log into your CPanel - Click on the Tools icon at the top.

Click on File Manager in the left hand menu.

Click on the file folder icon next to "public_html (do not click on the words "public_html)

Click on the words "Upload file(s)

Click on Browse then find the file you want to upload, on your hard drive and select it. Then click on Upload to upload the file.

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When you are finished uploading your file, and you want to add a link to the uploaded file within your page text or product description etc, follow the instructions below.

Highlight the text you want to link and click on the chain link icon in the menu bar.

Choose http:// from the source dropdown menu then type in the URL to your file. Choose blank for the target. Then click Insert. Then click OK.
Your text should now be linked to your uploaded file.

Note: yours might not be a pdf file. This works for all files including htm and html files.

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