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Web Link Module

A Web Link module can display several links to outside websites. You can add, edit, or remove links. The links appear in the module according to the sequence they are listed in when you edit the module.

How to Edit a Web Link Module

  1. On the Administrator Panel, in the Communities section, click Tabs and Modules.
  2. Click Modules.
  3. Access the Web Link module's contextual menu.
  4. Click Edit Contents. The following table describes the available options.
    Editing a Web Link Module
    To . . . click . . .
    Add a link to the module. Add Link in the action bar.
    Modify a section of the module. Edit in the contextual menu for a section in the list.
    Remove a section of the module. Remove for a section in the list. The link will be permanently removed from the module.
    Set the position of links in the module. Press the double arrow next to the Link Name and drag the link to the correct position.
  5. Click Submit.

How to Add a Link to a Web Link Module

  1. Click Add Link from the Web Link module page. The following table describes the available options.
    Web Link Module Options
    Option Description
    Web Link [r] URL for the link. The complete URL must be typed or pasted. For example: http://www.blackboard.com, not www.blackboard.com or blackboard.com
    Link Name [r] Name of a link to another webpage. The name of the link appears as you have typed it. Clicking the link name in the module opens the webpage identified in the Link URL box.
    Text Color Click Pick to open the color palette. Select a color for the text color.
  2. Click Submit.