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Web Links on the Tool Panel

Links to other web pages can be added to the Tool Panel through the Add Web Link page. Web links that are already a part of the Tool Panel can be updated through the Edit Web Link page. Both pages contain the same boxes for adding or editing a web link.

How to Create or Edit Web Links on the Tool Panel

  1. On the Administrator Panel, under Communities, click Tabs and Modules.
  2. Click Tool Panel.
  3. To create a link, click Create Web Link.


    To edit an existing link, access a link's contextual menu and select Edit. The following table describes the available options.

    Web Link Options
    Option Description
    Enter Information
    Title [r] Provide or change the title of the link.
    Web Link [r] Provide or change the URL for the link. This must be the full URL. For example:, not or
    Available Select Yes or No to make this link available to users through the Tool Panel.
  4. Click Submit.