Provide a way for visitors to access files like high-resolution
images, PDFs or Word documents.
For common formats, an icon will automatically be added in front
of the filename (doc/x, ppt/x, txt, xls/x, pdf, jpg, gif). See
examples in the right sidebar.
For files that are located in the UBCMS, their size will also be
provided, in parentheses after the filename.
Link text: Label the file download link. Leave the field
blank to use the file's name; e.g. 'Org-Chart.pdf.'
File Location: Choose between 'UBCMS file' and
For a UBCMS file, select the file you wish to be
downloaded. UBCMS files can be uploaded just to the current page,
but for site maintenance purposes, it is often better to put them
in the Digital
Asset Manager (DAM) first, then pull them onto the page.
- For a file in the DAM, locate it using the Content
Finder and then drag it across into the rectangular area
(delineated by a dotted line) that says Drop an asset or click
- For a file on your desktop, click within the rectangular area
and then click the Browse button to select the file and then
upload it to the UBCMS. (Your file will not be stored in the DAM if
you choose this method.)
- Because these files are located in the UBCMS, their size will
also be provided in parentheses after the filename.
For an External link, a new field appears.
External link: Provide the complete URL to your file,
including the http:// or https:// prefix; e.g.