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PDF adds to page/post as link instead of as image

  1. have a PDF in media; the PDF has graphics and text; when I add the PDF to a page or post the only thing that appears is a link to the PDF

    in other words the PDF itself does not appear on the page, just a link to the PDF; I've added PDFs before and they have appeared as media/images

    not sure why I'm having this issue with this particular PDF

    The blog I need help with is soulestull.com.

  2. have a PDF in media; the PDF has graphics and text; when I add the PDF to a page or post the only thing that appears is a link to the PDF

    Right.

    not sure why I'm having this issue with this particular PDF

    This is not issue:

    6. You should now have a working download link to the file in your new post or page.

    https://en.support.wordpress.com/uploading-documents/

    If you want embed the PDF into a page/post, you need
    Scribd https://en.support.wordpress.com/scribd/
    Issuu https://en.support.wordpress.com/issuu-embeds/
    Google Docs https://en.support.wordpress.com/google-docs/

    Or
    Link an Image to a Document
    https://en.support.wordpress.com/uploading-documents/#link-an-image-to-a-document

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