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I can't embed my public PDF file from Digital Ocean spaces

I can’t embed my public PDF file that I upload with correct content type set (as PDF) from Digital Ocean spaces.

Simple example

<iframe src="https://appssimpleink.sfo3.cdn.digitaloceanspaces.com/signhouse-pdf-original/Land+Lease+Agreement+by+UseSignHouse.com.pdf" />

is broken


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Hi @hilmanrdn,

It seems a similar question was asked some way back :

https://www.digitalocean.com/community/questions/how-to-view-pdf-s-stored-in-spaces-without-them-being-downloaded

Great question! What defines that action is the “Content-type” header sent from the server to the client. You can define the value of this header using s3-compatible tooling. There is a good explanation of this here:

https://stackoverflow.com/questions/39832289/pdfs-in-amazon-s3-dont-open-in-chrome-for-view

This references some sample commands for changing that header using s3cmd:

https://stackoverflow.com/questions/27343432/s3cmd-to-set-correct-content-type-for-image-jpeg

You can learn how to set up s3cmd for usage with DigitalOcean here:

https://www.digitalocean.com/docs/spaces/resources/s3cmd/