I want to import a PDF document instead of a photo file or web link in the text of my story map, but there doesn't appear to be a way to do that.
Marissa -- The technique Carmel mentioned can work if you really need the PDF to appear in the story. Be aware that you'll need to share the PDF with Everyone to get its public URL to appear on the item page (it'll be at the bottom of the right sidebar).
Adding a PDF to a story map works best in Map Journal (side panel layout) and maybe in a Map Series, but I wouldn't recommend it in most cases for a Cascade story.
In any case, I'd think about whether you really need to have the PDF appear inside the story. If the PDF is a single page or just a few pages, embedding can be ok. But if it's a long report it's almost always a better experience for readers if you describe or discuss the important parts of a PDF in the narrative of your story and then include a hyperlink to it in the text of your story. That way that if people need to view the PDF they can follow the hyperlink to open it in a new browser tab.
A workaround is to add the PDF to your Content, open the new item and use that URL in your Story Map: Add items—ArcGIS Online Help | ArcGIS
Great points, good to know!
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