A Tip on Displaying PDF Documents in Concrete5 Sites

Displaying a PDF in a website can be challenging as proper rendering of the document takes place on your user’s browser and unfortunately many browsers are not able to handle the task. Utilizing the Iframe block available for Concrete5 websites is a quick method of being able to make your documents displayable on your site so they become visible on most computers. The following screen-cast will illustrate how simple it is to do.

An Iframe is not the solution for every circumstance, but it is a great tool for a number of tasks. Once you use it for presenting PDF documents, try it for displaying other pages as a feature etc.
If you have questions about this or are curious about other topics, feel free to contact me at adrian.rick@arvixe.com


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Adrian Rick

Adrian is an "Enthusiastic Website Junky" and active member of the Concrete5 community. As the operations manager for a midwestern manufacturer, he is responsible for the development and maintenence of several commercial websites. His company, Advertisers Resource Company (AdReCo Media) specializes in creating user friendly websites using the open source CMS Concrete5.

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