How to link a file

How to link a file


How to give access to a file (e.g. a PDF) from your website


Some content can be inserted directly from the app.

  • Pictures uploaded from your device.
  • "Creative Commons" pictures from
  • YouTube videos.
  • Google Maps.

For more information on this topic, please refer to the dedicated page of our guide:
How to use photos, maps or videos to illustrate your SimpleDifferent site


To give access to your files, please read:

How to put an external link pointing to the site where your file is hosted.


Popular file hosting services

You can store your documents and files online using the following services:


What kinds of files are supported?

• Text documents (.pdf, .txt, .pages, .rtf, .doc, .docx, .odt, etc.)
• Tables (spreadsheets) (.csv, .numbers, .xls, .xlsx, .ods, etc.) 

• Archives (.zip, .rar, etc.)
• High-definition pictures (.jpg, .psd, .tiff, .raw, etc.)

• Videos (.flv, .mp4, avi.,etc.)

About music (.mp3, .wav...) First, please have a look at Soundcloud.


Other services of interest to your visitors

Forms and questionnaires

Timetables and calendars


And also...

How to track file downloads

If you want to know how many times your files have been viewed or downloaded, 

you can use a URL shortener.

How to control the file access
There are to ways to protect your files and documents.

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