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Add a Web Link to the Course Menu. When users select this area in the Course Menu, they will automatically be taken to the URL linked to this area.


  1. Open a Content Area in the course.

  2. Confirm that Edit Mode is turned ON.

  3. Select Web Link from the Build Content drop-down list.

    Build Content Menu

  4. Enter in the Weblink name and the URL.

    Create Weblink

  5. Customize options as needed. Select Yes to Open in a New Window. 
    This is recommended so that students can easily come back to your Blackboard Course

    Web Link Options

  6. Click Submit.

Sources and Relevant Links

Adding a URL