To create a link to a document inside the Joomla Editor, begin by creating the call to action that want to be the link. This can be anything to that will direct the user to click the link.
Next use the cursor to highlight the text that you want to be the link and click the INSERT/EDIT LINK icon.
The Link popup window will now open. To link a document click the BROWSE icon to the right of the URL field.
A File Manager popup will open giving you options to create your link.
If you want to link a document that has been previously uploaded, navigate to the FILE BROWSER section to find the file.
If you want to upload a new document, click UPLOAD.
An Upload popup will open. To load the document, either drag and drop the file into the popup or click BROWSE.
Once you have loaded the document, click UPLOAD.
The file will now be loaded into the file browser, by default this should be highlighted and selected. If this hasn't you will need to find the document and click the file to create the link.
Once you have found the document, click INSERT.
You will now return to the Link popup window with the file now in the URL field.
Finally click INSERT to create the link to the document.
The document link will now be created and highlighted blue and underlined in the editor.
If you want to make any changes to the link, highlight the link and click the INSERT/EDIT FILE icon. If you wish to remove the link, highlight the link and click the UNLINK icon.