Document links allow you to upload and add links to documents like .pdf files, spreadsheets, Word documents and various other file types. This guide is designed to show LCN InstantSite customers how to upload and link to documents within the InstantSite editor.

You can link to documents in InstantSite using the following types of page elements:

  • Text
  • Images
  • Buttons
  • Icons

You can learn how to add these page elements in InstantSite here .

Supported File Types

The following file types can be added to the InstantSite document library: .txt, .csv, .pdf, .doc, .docx, .xls, .xlst, .ppt, .pps, .pptx, .ppsx, .ods, .odp, .odt. The maximum file-size supported for documents added to the library is 10MB.

Adding Document Links

Adding Text Links

  1. Select the Edit Text button within the text element where you want to insert a document link:
  2. Click the Link button:
  3. Click Document.
  4. Enter the text that you want to be displayed for your document link into the Text field.
  5. Click Select File, then select an existing document from the document library, or select Upload Document to upload a file from your computer to the image library. Then click Confirm after selecting the document that you want to link to.
  6. Click Insert to add the document link into your text box.

Adding Image Links

  1. Select the image that you want to add a document link to.
  2. Select the image settings icon:
  3. Select Link from the button settings menu
  4. Click Document.
  5. Click Select File, then select an existing document from the document library, or select Upload Document to upload a file from your computer to the image library. Then click Confirm after selecting the document that you want to link to.
  6. Click Insert to add the document link to your image.

Adding Button Links

  1. Select the button that you want to add a document link to.
  2. Select the button settings icon:
  3. Select Link from the button settings menu
  4. Click Document.
  5. Click Select File, then select an existing document from the document library, or select Upload Document to upload a file from your computer to the image library. Then click Confirm after selecting the document that you want to link to.
  6. Click Insert to add the document link to your button.

Adding Icon Links

  1. Select the icon that you want to add a document link to.
  2. Select the icon settings icon:
  3. Select Link from the button settings menu
  4. Click Document.
  5. Click Select File, then select an existing document from the document library, or select Upload Document to upload a file from your computer to the image library. Then click Confirm after selecting the document that you want to link to.
  6. Click Insert to add the document link to your icon.

That’s it! You now know how to upload and link to a document within your site.

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