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Adding a File

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You can add txt, rtf, doc, docx, ppt, pptx, xls, xlsx, and PDF files under 5 Mb to your media library on Stanford Sites. All other files shared from your website should be hosted on a Google Shared Drive or other document management system.

  1. After selecting File, you will be redirected to the Add File page:
  2. Enter the name of your file in the corresponding text field.
  3. Select Choose File under the Image title. A popup will appear and you can select the image you would like to upload.
  4. Click Save.

Creating a new line after adding an image

  1. After image has been uploaded, hover onto the bottom edge of the image.
  2. Click on the small red box with a white arrow to move to a new line below the image.

This section is for exploring how we handle PDFs.

This is how it looks by default:

samplepdf.pdf (28.37 KB)


This is how it looks with a description and left aligned:

Sample PDF (28.37 KB)


This is how it looks with a description and right aligned:

Sample PDF (28.37 KB)


This is center aligned

samplepdf.pdf (28.37 KB)


Displaying PDFs and other document types

Here are approaches for displaying your PDFs and other document types.

This is the default for PDF: 

samplepdf.pdf (28.37 KB)


This is an edited PDF: 


This is a linked PDF (downloads a PDF) 

This is the default for a text document:

sample.txt (57 bytes)

This is an edited text document:
Edited name (downloads a text file) (57 bytes)

This is a linked text document (downloads a text file) .