Adding a URL

Select an image to show on the page. Set the height and width options to display the image at the right size, and include a description for those that cannot see the image

Enable Edit Mode

First make sure that Edit Mode is ON.

Select Content Folder Where Data Will Be Added (Your Folder Names May Vary)

From the Course Menu, select folder where URL will be added.

Create a Web Link

Hover your mouse over the Build Content drop down menu. From the Create section, select Web Link.

URL Information

1. Enter the Name that should appear for the link (Required).
2. Enter the URL, or web address, of the link in the URL field (Required).


Enter additional information in the Text box provided (optional).


In the Attachments section, use the Browse My Computer or Browse Course Files button to add a file attachment to appear along with the URL link (Optional).


1. Select Yes to make the link available immediately. Clicking No will make the URL inaccessible to students.
2. Select Yes to Open in New Window. You should always open links to external pages in new windows when working in Blackboard.
3. Select Yes or No for Track Number of Views.
4. Select Time and Date Restrictions as desired.


Click Submit to add the Item. Choose Cancel if you do not wish to keep the information.