Inserting a weblink in the D2L Content Section

This document describes how to insert a link into the content section of D2L.

First, select the content tab from the course navigation bar.


Then, click the blue button labeled "New" and choose "Create a Link" from the dropdown menu.

insert link

Next, give a name to the link - not the web address, but rather the name of the website. For example, put "Google" instead of Then, put the web address into the "url" box. After, check the box that says "open as an external resource."

create link

Finally, this is what the newly created link will look like in your Content page.

new link

Keywords:D2L, link, weblink, hyperlink, content, insert, instructor   Doc ID:43444
Owner:Todd D.Group:UW Green Bay
Created:2014-09-08 14:01 CDTUpdated:2014-09-08 14:25 CDT
Sites:UW Green Bay
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