How to Add File Downloads and Product Attachments in Magento 2

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1. The Limitation of “Product File Attachment” in Magento 2

Default Magento 2 doesn’t allow users to attach files to your store web pages. You can’t provide customers with the necessary information, for example, User Guide file and Installation file of technical products. Hence, they can’t make the purchase decisions because of the lack of information.

2. An Essential Tool to Attach Various Types of File to Magento 2 Products

Besides the content that Magento 2 default allows the admin to add, there is also other content that you can’t directly apply to product pages. Therefore, Magento 2 Product Attachments extension can give you an opportunity to upload file attachments to express more details about your products and services. This module makes your product more informative to build trust with customers.

3. How Does Magento 2 Product Attachments Extension Work?

Let’s explore the steps to upload and manage file attachments in the backend

  • Be able to upload various type of file attachments and add file information

With the help of Product Attachments for Magento 2 extension, you can attach any type of files like images, documents, videos and many more. It supports for almost file types with the available eye-catching icons, which are automatically added to file downloads when you complete uploading.

  • Attach the uploaded file to multiple products via a grid

  • Use the “File Attachments” attribute to add many file downloads to a product


Attach multiple files to a product

  • Customize the maximum size of uploaded files and number of downloads

  • Set product file attachments displayed as a block or as a tab

When file downloads are added to a product, they will be automatically enabled on the product page. And the display position on is set up by the admin; it can be a separate block under Add to Cart button or an additional tab on the product page.


General configuration

  • Choose to show the file downloads in the footer

After setting in the backend, you can see the product attachments are shown in the frontend like below:

  • Enable the attachments as a separate block


Display file attachments block right on the product page

  • Show the file downloads in the footer


Show file downloads in the footer


Magento 2 Product Attachments extension functionalities

4. Conclusion

Magento 2 Product Attachments extension helps you improve the customer experience of product pages with downloadable files, such as technical descriptions, certificates, licenses, user guides, and manuals,… Hence, customers will get more details about the products they purchase or get the necessary information to order products easily.

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