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Web Content

The Web Content tool allows Instructors to create a link to a web site in the Tool Menu of the site. By default, the link opens a re-direct page that allows the web site to be opened in a new window.

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



Add Web Content Tool

  1. Go to the Site Info Tool.
  2. Select Manage Tools.
  3. Expand the Content Delivery drop-down menu.
  4. Select Web Content.
  5. Select Continue.
  6. Modify the Title field if you wish.
  7. Enter a url for the Source field.
  8. (Optional) If you wish to add another Web Content tool, expand the More Web Content Tools? drop-down menu and select how many more you wish to have. Repeat step 6 and 7. 
  9. Select Continue.
  10. Select Finish.

Modify a Web Content Link

  1. In the left Tool list of your site, select the title of the web content link you would like to edit.
  2. Select the Edit icon in the top right corner of the screen, which appears as a pencil and paper. You have the option to modify the following options
  • Tool Title
  • Page Title
  • Choose a custom icon
  • Frame Height
  • URL
  • Open in new window? 
  1. Select Update Options to confirm the changes.

Delete a Web Content Link

1. In the left Tool List of your site, select Site Info.

2. Select Manage Tools.

3. Select the checkbox next to the Web Content tool you wish to delete.

4. Select Continue.

5. Review your information and select Finish to delete your link.


View a Web Content Link

Web Content links are found in the site's tool list along with your site tools.

  1. To view the Web Content link, simply select the title of the web content link in the left Tool list. The title will vary, depending on what the site's maintainer has chosen as a title.