How do I post a file on my website for visitors to download?

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Here are instructions to add a downloadable file to your website.

  1. Click Websites Manager in the left navigation menu. Then, click Edit Site.




  2. Click Insert button in the top toolbar, select More from the drop-down menu, and click on File.




  3. Choose Upload from Computer and locate the file on your computer or browse your file manager if you have already uploaded it.


  4. On the right, in File Settings customize the Link Text and Icon of the file.


  5. Drag the file to where you would like it on your webpage.


  6. Save and Publish your website to see the downloadable file on your website.
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Hi,

Here are instructions to add a downloadable file to your website.

  1. Click Websites Manager in the left navigation menu. Then, click Edit Site.




  2. Click Insert button in the top toolbar, select More from the drop-down menu, and click on File.




  3. Choose Upload from Computer and locate the file on your computer or browse your file manager if you have already uploaded it.


  4. On the right, in File Settings customize the Link Text and Icon of the file.


  5. Drag the file to where you would like it on your webpage.


  6. Save and Publish your website to see the downloadable file on your website.
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I have just placed aPDF file on my website and as you guys have explained it opens it on screen, because I have adobe reader installed. Its not a problem but I do get the option in Win8 to Save File as... Anyway my problem is the file looks neat and tidy on preview but once published have four long dashes under the file which is a bit annoying. I am assuming it i because the file holds four pages but it doesn't look very professional. Any ideas how to get rid of them...

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Which site and page? We'll take a look
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http://www.homesecuritysurveys.uk/HS-Surveys.html    Half way down the page. I can live with it but it does take away from the look of the page. Appreciate any suggestions
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That is the display name for the link. If you click the file, you should be able to edit the display name to remove the underscores. Then you change the text color to something visible and you can improve the way it displays.
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Ah....spot on Drew... all sorted, I didn't consider there may be text on the black background. Thank you once again..