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Site URL: https://static1.squarespace.com/static/5469a24fe4b03457338df4bc/t/5f6928be138ba951e1f02c55/1600727286430/Hindi+Farm+Animal+Flaschards.pdf

When uploading and linking to a pdf from a button on one of our pages, the link generated automatically includes "static1.squarespace....." with a long iteration of letters and numbers. Is there another way to change this first part of the link so that we can streamline it with the rest of our site and make the link something easy to remember?

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Use this guide. https://support.squarespace.com/hc/en-us/articles/205813928-Uploading-and-managing-files

The url will be: example.com/s/file-name.pdf

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Hi Tuan - Ash ling, again - hi! 
That article states:
"It's not possible to customize or redirect a static asset URL."

Is this true?
This looks very unprofessional... 

Be great if it could be customised to:

or something of the sort!

Is it not possible?

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22 hours ago, Ashling said:

Be great if it could be customised to: https://www.ashleyling.com/Ash-Ling-CV-2023.pdf
or something of the sort!

When you are sharing a link, you can choose to use a version that includes your domain name, but link will always have "/s" in it. In this example, the link to your PDF is https://www.ashleyelizabethling.com/s/Ash-Ling-CV-2023.pdf. Of course, this will redirect to the CDN link that starts with “https://static1.squarespace.com”. There isn’t anything you can do about this.

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Basically I have a number of portfolios on my website, and for each portfolio there is a PDF that opens in a new window, via a linked file. When it opens in the new window, the URL is "static1.squarespace.com" and I was hoping somebody might know how to change/customize this?

Thank you!!

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