Uploading a PDF to Your Webpage

It is easy to upload PDF files to your website and customize their appearance with icons, ensuring a professional and user-friendly experience. This guide will walk you through the steps to upload a PDF file to a section on your webpage using Elementor and change its download link icon to the Adobe PDF icon.


Step 1: Access Web Page - Elementor Editor

  • Log in to your WordPress dashboard.
  • Navigate to the page where you want to add the PDF.
  • Click on "Edit with Elementor" to launch the Elementor Page Builder.

Step 2: Add a New Section or Select an Existing One

  • If you're adding a new section, click the "+" button to add a new section.
  • If you're modifying an existing section, simply click on it to begin editing.

Step 3: Upload the PDF File

  • Drag and drop the "File" widget from the Elementor panel into your section.
  • In the Content tab of the File widget, click "Choose File".
  • Select "Upload Files" and then "Select Files" to upload the PDF from your computer.
  • Once the file is uploaded, click "Insert Media".

Step 4: Customize the File Widget

  • With the file uploaded, you can now customize the text that will appear as the download link.
  • Under the Content tab, you can change the "Text" field to something descriptive, such as "Download Our PDF Brochure".

Step 5: Change the Icon to Adobe PDF Icon

  • In the Content tab, scroll to the Icon setting.
  • Click on the Icon Library if you want to use an icon from the Elementor icons library or Save this image and upload into your media folder on Wordpress to use your custom Adobe PDF icon. 
  • If you've chosen to upload an PDF icon or image, navigate to where your Adobe PDF icon is stored, select it, and then click "Insert".
  • Adjust the alignment and size of the icon as desired using the style options provided in the widget settings.

Step 6: Style the Download Link

  • Switch to the "Style" tab within the File widget settings.
  • Here you can choose the colors, typography, and other styles for your download link and icon.
  • Adjust the spacing and alignment to ensure the icon and text are positioned correctly.

Step 7: Save Your Changes

  • Once you are satisfied with the appearance and functionality of your PDF download link, click the "Update" button to save the changes to your page.

Step 8: Test the PDF Download

  • Click the "Preview Changes" button to see how the PDF download will appear on the live site.
  • Test the download link to ensure the PDF opens or downloads as expected when clicked.


You have now successfully uploaded a PDF to your webpage and customized the download link with an Adobe PDF icon using Elementor. Remember to save and preview your changes to ensure everything works seamlessly for your site visitors. This simple addition can greatly enhance the user experience by providing clear visual cues for downloadable content.