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Looking to create a URL (or "slug") for an uploaded PDF file.


Specifically, we have the word "Menu" in our navigation that, when selected, goes to a PDF that we've uploaded. This is a common occurrence for restaurants that change menus frequently. Rather than create a menu online, it is easier to post the PDF of the actual printed menu with just a slug "/menu" that would go to whichever file is linked to that Navigation item called "Menu". Sounds easy, but apparently, it cannot be done.

We want to create a link for use elsewhere (i.e., social media) with the slug "domain.com/menu" but because it is a linked file we cannot do this. Does anyone have any ideas on workarounds that would allow us to achieve this?


Thanks so much.



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Does anyone have any ideas on workarounds that would allow us to achieve this?

It sounds like you are creating a Link page, uploading a file, and ending up with a URL slug like /s/menu.pdf.

Please see URL redirects.

You'll want to add a line like the following.

/menu -> /s/menu.pdf 301

Make sure the URL slug /menu does not exist on your site. Otherwise it won't work.

Let us know how it goes.

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