File hosting so viewer can download a pdf or file?

Can I upload a pdf or file to Webflow so the pdf is opened or file downloaded when the user clicks on a link? Is there a tutorial somewhere that can show me how to do this? Thanks

Just upload the file into the assets manager, and then select it from the specific link/button you want the file to be downloaded

The asset manager is great for files that need to be accessible throughout your site, like @Jeandcc points out. If you’re using a CMS, you can also add a File field to any Collection. If you had a user-manual for each product, for example, you could add this field, then upload the manual to the CMS data, and link to it dynamically anywhere you can access that collection.

Can you elaborate? Links / buttons dont have an option for “download file”

Are you sure? When you go to link settings, don’t you get an icon for files the same place you get the option to select email, phone, page?



The project must include hosting services. If you aren’t sure, try uploading a pdf file. If you can, you should see the option, if not this is why.

This only opens the file in a browser window. How do you make it automatically download. Let’s say I wanted to post a zipped file of logos. Actually, I wasn’t able to upload a zip file. So… at least let’s say I wrote, “Click here to download logo”. Currenlty it only opens file in browser.

This is a test link

Any updates on this? I want to do the same as @haminphilly2

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Files that can be accessed from the browser (that is, that must be visible and accessible on the Internet), by default, should be located in one of the folders like /www/your_domain. Immediately after ordering and paying for hosting services, this folder will be created - /www/your_domain, and all the files that you upload to it will be available to everyone at http://your_domain/file_name. Then you throw the address of the user who needs this link, and he is quietly using it. In your case, you can do all this thanks to You will immediately understand how to do what you need by visiting it.