You are able to upload files (such as word documents and PDFs) to your edX (Edge) course and embed or link to them within a unit for students to view and download.

Warning: Prior to adding or editing content in your course, you will need to access Studio view. Refer to the Change from Student View to Staff Editing (Studio) View guide for further instructions.

3. Link to a file

Video Guide

Create a Link to a PDF Document (YouTube 1m 42s)

  1. Navigate to the unit within the course where you want the file to be linked.
  2. Click on the HTML button. 

HTML button

  1. Click on Text.

text selected in dropdown

  1. Click on Edit

edit button highlighted

  1. Click on the Insert/edit link icon.

edit/insert link button

  1. Paste the Studio URL in the URL textbox.
  2. Enter text in the Text to display textbox.

url and text to display

  1. Select New Window from the Target drop-down menu.
  2. Click on the OK button.

target in new window

  1. Click on the Save button.

Save button

  1. The file link will then be displayed within the page.