Insert link for downloadable PDF

ErSanjay
Trailblazer
146 18 23

I don't want to open a file in the browser when the user client on download it will download the file in the system.

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EddyChung
Excursionist
47 0 10

To create a downloadable PDF in Shopify:

  1. Upload the file to Shopify by going to Settings > Files. Click Upload files and select your PDF.
  2. Copy the URL of the PDF. It should start with “https://cdn.shopify”
  3. Open the page you want to add the download link, create a link to this URL you just copied.
  4. Your link should now let a store visitor open your PDF.

If you want to force the user to download the file instead of it opening inside the browser, you need to use a third-party service like Dropbox (or Google Drive). 

You can check out Dropbox's instructions to force download here

You can also check out the full tutorial with screenshots and ways to shorten your links on my blog post here.