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How to Add a PDF Download for Posts in WordPress?

Written by Akash Navi

PDF is always the most preferred file format for distributing the files and other documents. If you want to print any of the stuff you have PDF will be the most ideal file format for you to use.

But how about allowing your visitors to download your WordPress post as PDF format?

Sounds fascinating right? Yes, it does. In this guide of mine, I will tell you how to add a PDF download for posts in WordPress.

I have mentioned the steps to add download PDF button in WordPress. Once you add this your visitor will have access to a PDF version of your WordPress posts.

They can circulate and take a print out easily, this feature is mostly used by the people who run a music, recipe websites.

To make this thing working we need to install WordPress PDF download plugin. I will let you know about the plugin which you have to install in the further part of this guide.

Steps to Add a PDF Download for Posts in WordPress

Ok, so now let us gets started with this WordPress tutorial for PDF download button. As I have already mentioned that we have to install a WordPress media download plugin that is WP Advanced PDF.

Follow the above link and get the WordPress PDF download plugin and install it on your website.

After successfully installing and activating the plugin go to Dashboard → Settings → WP Advanced PDF.

Now you have to configure the things according to your needs. I will tell you the general things which must to configured to get this WordPress media download plugin.

The first thing you have to select is the place or position where you want to display the download button. You have two options and they are front end and the other one is admin panel.

Add a PDF Download for Posts in WordPress

In general settings, you have to select the post types which should be allowed to download using the button.

The next thing is the button positioning in this area you have to select the position where you would like to display the download PDF button.

You can set the remaining things according to your need and at last don’t forget to hit the save changes button.

This plugin lets you add a watermark too which will avoid the unauthorized distribution of your WordPress content.

Recently I have published guides related to PDF and they are linked down below.

You can read those too, I hope you are clear with all the steps mentioned this guide. If you have any kind of doubts you can comment down below.

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