Hosting PDF files on your Unlimited HostGator Account

It is an internationally followed standard to write and transmit reports, papers and free ebooks in PDF format. To enable your website visitors to read, print, download and exchange important documents without any problems HostGator PDF hosting is indispensible.

Upload Unlimited Papers with HostGator PDF hosting:

If you need to create a website to publish important papers, distribute ebooks, or provide your users with a storehouse of important reports, then you must upload the files in PDF format to ensure portability. With HostGator’s cheap and feature-rich shared hosting plans, you will have an unlimited amount of disk space to upload all the PDF files you want.

Using cpanel’s easy-to-use interface the upload can be carried out very easily. Follow these simple steps to publish PDF documents:

  1. Log into your HostGator account.
  2. Find the “Files” section on cpanel and click the “File Manager” icon.
  3. A file directory window will open. Choose the domain for the PDF file and press “Go”.
  4. The root directory of your website will open, where you need to create a new folder.
  5. Open the folder and click the upload icon. Identify your file and upload it.
  6. Now link the website to the PDF file by editing your website HTML code. Insert the link at appropriate location.

With these straightforward steps anyone in the world can access your PDF files. You can upload as many files as you want with HostGator PDF hosting.

What are PDF files?

Portable Document Format (PDF) is internationally accepted standard for presenting and propagating information in the form of well-organized documents. It was invented by Adobe Systems in 1993 with a vision to represent documents in a consistent manner irrespective of the type of the software, hardware and operating system used. PDF files can include both text and graphics.

Importance of PDF hosting:

Ability to upload PDF files online carries a lot of significance for educational institutions, documentation providers, and government agencies. Their websites need to publish papers, reports, publications, forms, etc. If you want to publish informative documents too then HostGator PDF hosting is the solution.

There are a number of reasons why publishing documents in PDF carries this much value:

  1. PDF file will not change in its formatting or font no matter what software, hardware or operating system is used by your website visitors.
  2. Adobe Acrobat Reader is the software that loads PDF files. It is available for free online, so anyone who wants to view and save your PDF file can download Acrobat Reader easily. This application is also compliant with any operating system like Windows, Linux, Mac OS, etc.
  3.  Because PDF has become an international standard most companies and agencies produce documents in this form.
  4. PDF files present the information of the source correctly, without any changes.
  5. It is very easy to upload and download PDF files because PDF format is much more compact than any other commonly used format.

With HostGator PDF hosting make information and documentation access much easier for your site users.

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