One of the most popular file formats on the web is Adobe PDF and many site admins would like to offer brochures, marketing materials, bios, and other documents available for download on their WordPress website. In this tutorial , we will guide you how to add a PDF download for your post in WordPress.First you need to do is install and activate the Post PDF Export plugin.
First let us tell some advantages of the WordPress PDF plugins.
> Increases the quality of your blog
> Title of the PDF is linked with your blog
> Titles of articles in the PDF are linked with the articles in your blog
> Increases the reach of your blog – it might be that created PDFs are forwarded to other people and that other
people find your blog because of the linking.
> Your blog or server don’t need any special requirements
> Created PDFs are sent by email – subject, sender and body of the email can be configured.
Now here are the steps to Add a PDF Download for Posts in WordPress :
Step 1 : Upload the files to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory.
Step 2 : Activate the plugin
Step 3 : Go to “Post PDF Export” After activation, the plugin adds a Post PDF Export menu item in admin sidebar.Clicking on Post PDF Export will take you to plugin’s settings page. Check the box next to Enable single post download option and save changes.
Now visit your blog and you will see a PDF icon below your posts.
Post PDF Export option : In this you can also export your website’s content in PDF format. Go to Download PDF under Post PDF Export. Select the categories or authors you want to export and press the Download button.
To style the PDF files exported by the plugin, you can add your own CSS on plugin settings page :
We can also create our own templates by clicking on Add Template button :
You have to add short codes where you want the post elements :
I hope that this tutorial helped you make your website a little more user-friendly by adding PDF downloads plugin.Please let us know if you have any comments or questions on how to upload a PDF into WordPress.