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PDF's from uploads folder won't show (2 posts)

  1. dfleisher
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    Hi there,

    Whenever I embed a pdf, this message appears on the page: Sorry, we were unable at find the document at the original source...etc. There is a link to click to try to download the original content. When clicking it, the pdf loads.

    I am using a local install of wordpress, the absolute URL to the pdf is

    http://localhost/wp/wp-content/uploads/2012/12/nameofpdf.pdf

    which is what I am using between the [embed][/embed] tags.

    I am sure there is a simple solution or maybe I am using the URL wrong. What can I do to make the pdf load the first time, without having to click on the 'download original content' link?

    Thanks in advance.

    http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/dirtysuds-embed-pdf/

  2. Pat Hawks
    Member
    Plugin Author

    Posted 1 year ago #

    Google can't retrieve the PDF from your local computer to convert into images. The PDF file has to be hosted online and has to be accessible by Google.

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