Creating Web Content Links

Creating a Web Content link to a Folder in Resources

Instructors can use the Web Content tool to create a tool link to a folder or a file in Resources.

  1. Go to Resources.

    Go to Resources.
  2. Click Actions > Edit Details > Make Web Content Link.

    Click Edit Details for the folder you want to link to, and then select Make Web Content Link.

  3. Enter a title and click Add.

    Enter a title for your web content link. This is the title that will appear listed in the Tool Menu of your site. Click Add to add the link.

  4. Click the new tool button to access the contents of the folder.

    Click the new tool button to access the contents of the folder.

Creating a Web Content link to a new website

  1. Go to Site Info.

    Select the Site Info tool from the Tool Menu of your site.

    Go to Site Info.
  2. Click Manage Tools.

  3. Select the Web Content tool.

    Place a check mark in the box next to Web Content, and then click Continue.

  4. Enter the web site information.

    1. Enter a title for the Web Content tool (which will display in the Tool Menu).
    2. Enter the URL for the web site.
    3. Click Continue.
  5. Click Finish.

  6. View the new Web Content link.

    Click the new item in the Tool Menu to view the link. This displays the web site in the content frame.


    The following step is optional

  7. If the link has been configured to open in a new window, the link should open automatically in a new window. Clicking Re-launch page in a new window will also open the web site in a new browser window.