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Guide: Linking to an Uploaded Document

Once you have uploaded a new document you will want to link to it from your web pages. This document guides you through how to insert a link to an uploaded document in the rich text editor. You will need to navigate your browser to the manage subsite for this task (i.e., http://author.oit.ohio.edu/ yoursite /manage)


  1. Navigate your browser to http://author.oit.ohio.edu/ subsite_name /manage
  2. Click Content from the left oriented drop down menu (older sites may be labeled Page Content)
  3. Click [Edit] for the page you want to link the document on (older sites may be labeled [E])
  4. Highlight the text you would like to have linked.
  5. Click on the Link button
  6. Click on the "Get link from Server..." button.
  7. ­In the Insert Formatted Text Block Link dialog select Uploaded document from the Type: drop down menu
  8. Click the Choose... button
  9. In the next window, select Saved Searches and click on the Search for Document from Manage Interface
  10. Find the document you would like to link to, highlight it and click Use Highlighted Page at the bottom of the window. Observe that the highlighted text is now linked to the document you selected.