PDFs and other files and documents can also be added to the Media Library, in the same manner as images and videos. Click the "Add" button, or drag-and-drop them directly onto the Media Library to upload them.

Unlike images and videos, non-media documents cannot be dropped directly onto the stage or into page elements. Instead, you can grab the link to a document that's currently in your Media Library, then apply that link to a page element.

Under the information for a document that's been added to your Media Library, you'll see a button that allows you to copy the link for this file: 

This will copy the URL of the file to your clipboard. 

To create a link to this file, just add a link to any element on your page design (a button, for example, or an image) and then paste the URL as an external link.

You'll see the link appear in the panel as "Fastly". This is the content delivery network (CDN) that Brandcast uses to deliver all of the content your site quickly and efficiently.

Once this link has been applied to the element, any of your website visitors who click on it will have the linked document open in their browser. Depending on how their browser settings are configured, and what kind of file it is, this will prompt them to download the file. In some cases, the file will actually open within their browser as a new tab (for example, if the file is a PDF.)

Other Hosting Options:

If you don't want to host your documents on Brandcast, it's also an option to upload them directly to a location on your own server, or use a cloud storage service like Google Drive or Dropbox. Then, add a link to any element on your Brandcast website and paste the file's URL as the link destination.


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