ODE Help Desk

Adding a Web Link

Links to websites may be added in a Blackboard course to provide quick access to resources on the Internet.

To add a link:
  1. Open the Content Area where you would like your web link to appear.
  2. Once you are in your Content Area, you will be able to access the Action Bar. Mouseover Build Content and click on Web Link.
  3. Type in the name of your Web Link.
  4. Type in the URL. It must be in the correct format, such as https://www.umflint.edu
    • Tip: Copy the URL from your browser and paste it into this page.
  5. Select Yes for Open in New Window to display the content in a new browser window outside of the course’s content frame.
  6. Set Standard Options as desired
  7. Click on the Submit button to add your web link.
The image below illustrates the appearance of a Web link.