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Community Beginner ,
Apr 14, 2020 Apr 14, 2020

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I've created a couple of websites using Adobe Poertfolio and I'm pleased with them andv the app.

 

But how do I add a downloadable pdf to the site. I've converted it to a jpg and put it on the site but it's not the answer I want. A pdf can have links in it and is preferable to a jpg for a document.

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Adobe Community Professional , Apr 14, 2020 Apr 14, 2020
Hi LooselyChipped, I'm moving this question to Get Started from Community Help.  Portfolio does not accept PDF files as they are not web-compatible.  As a workaround, upload your PDF to a file sharing site like Dropbox.  Place an external link to it on your Portfolio project page. https : // example . com / my_dropbox_file . pdf See link below for details. https://help.myportfolio.com/hc/en-us/articles/360042603434-Creating-a-download-link Hopefully your target audience have PDF viewers in...

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Adobe Community Professional ,
Apr 14, 2020 Apr 14, 2020

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Hi LooselyChipped,

I'm moving this question to Get Started from Community Help. 

 

Portfolio does not accept PDF files as they are not web-compatible.  As a workaround, upload your PDF to a file sharing site like Dropbox.  Place an external link to it on your Portfolio project page.

https : // example . com / my_dropbox_file . pdf

 

See link below for details.

https://help.myportfolio.com/hc/en-us/articles/360042603434-Creating-a-download-link

 

Hopefully your target audience have PDF viewers installed on their devices.

 

Nancy O'Shea, Adobe Product User & Community Professional
Alt-Web Design & Publishing ~ Web : Print : Graphics : Media

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Apr 15, 2020 Apr 15, 2020

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Thanks, good thought, but I think I will stick with uploading a jpg of the document directly to Portfolio.

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New Here ,
May 20, 2020 May 20, 2020

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After hours of trying, I've found out: you have two options:

 

Upload to Scribd, and get the embed code. Or:

 

This another mettod you will need to open the PDF with InDesign. If you can, inside InDesign, access File > Publish Online. After upload, click to open, it will open on a website. On the footer, there will be a button called "Embed".

 

Inside Adobe Portfolio, just paste the embed code in the proper location.

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May 20, 2020 May 20, 2020

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Embedded code means your content will appear inside an <iframe>.  Depending on content, this may or may not be acceptable.  Test it and decide for yourself.

 

Nancy O'Shea, Adobe Product User & Community Professional
Alt-Web Design & Publishing ~ Web : Print : Graphics : Media

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Community Beginner ,
May 21, 2020 May 21, 2020

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Thanks for finding that solution. Sorry you spent hours on it! I've actually uploaded jpgs. It's not as good but it's simple and it works.

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Oct 06, 2020 Oct 06, 2020

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It's not your fault, it's ok, I really needed it. Decided to post here to help others. Thanks 🙂

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New Here ,
Oct 06, 2020 Oct 06, 2020

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You rock Luiz_Moraes! I was just trying to upload an interactive pdf to my adobe portfolio and couldn't figure out how til I saw your answer - worked like a charm! Thank you!

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Oct 29, 2020 Oct 29, 2020

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You have no idea what kind of a hero you are for figuring this out, I spent a day trying to figure this out! 

 

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Jan 04, 2021 Jan 04, 2021

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my solution .. i have another website so it has hosting space .. so i uploaded my pdf to that server and bc i also needed to lock few pages.. and remain some pages opened for viewing.. i just pasted the link to external.

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Mar 20, 2021 Mar 20, 2021

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The answer is very simple. Add a page "Resume" to the navigation as an "External Link." Then put in your share link to your cloud drive of choice. 

 

 

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