ARCHIVED: In Oncourse, how do I add, edit, or delete a Web Content item?

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You can add a link to an external website, or Web Content item, in the menubar for your site if you have the appropriate permissions. Anyone can add a Web Content item to My Workspace.

Note: Recent versions of Firefox and Internet Explorer may block some links to external websites and embedded content, such as videos. For more, see ARCHIVED: Problems seeing linked websites or videos.

For additional instructions on editing or removing items from your site, see ARCHIVED: Adding, removing, hiding, or reordering tools.

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Adding a Web Content item to a site's menubar

Note: You must have the appropriate permissions to add a Web Content item to a site.

  1. In the relevant site, click Site Setup.
  2. Click Edit Tools.
  3. Check Web Content. (If your site already contains Web Content items, they will be listed with either the title you gave them or, if you did not change the title, "Web Content". You should see an additional empty box labeled Web Content; check this one.) Click Continue.
  4. On the "Add Multiple Tool Instances" screen, enter the following information:
    • In the "Title" field, add a title.
    • In the "Source" field, enter a URL after the http:// that already appears in the field.
    • If you'd like to add more than one item, select the appropriate number of items from the More Web Content Tools? drop-down menu.
  5. Click Continue. You will see information about the changes you have made to your site. Click Finish, or, if you would like to make further changes, click Back. Click Cancel to cancel your changes.

Adding a Web Content item to My Workspace

  1. From My Workspace, click Worksite Setup.
  2. On the "Worksite Setup" page, you will see all your sites listed. To add a Web Content item to My Workspace, check My Workspace. To add a Web Content item to one of the sites that you manage, check the box next to the site's name.
  3. Click Edit. On the next page, click Edit Tools.
  4. Check Web Content. (If your site already contains Web Content items, they will be listed with either the title you gave them or, if you did not change the title, "Web Content". You should see an additional empty box labeled Web Content; check this one.) Click Continue.
  5. On the "Add Multiple Tool Instances" screen, enter the following information:
    • In the "Title" field, add a title.
    • In the "Source" field, enter a URL after the http:// that already appears in the field.
    • If you'd like to add more than one item, select the appropriate number of items from the More Web Content Tools? drop-down menu.
  6. Click Continue. You will see information about the changes you have made to your site. Click Finish, or, if you would like to make further changes, click Back. Click Cancel to cancel your changes.

You should now see a link in the menubar to the Web Content item with the title you provided.

Editing a Web Content item

To edit an existing Web Content item:

  1. In your site's menubar, click the title of the appropriate Web Content item.
  2. In the upper right of the Web Content page within Oncourse, click the Edit icon ( The Edit icon looks like a pencil and sheet of paper ).
  3. On the "Customize Web Content" form, you can change the following:
    • Tool Title: The title that appears at the top of the Web Content frame
    • Page Title: The title that appears in your site's menubar
    • Frame Height: The height (in pixels) of the Web Content frame
    • URL: The URL for the Web Content item
  4. To make a secure website (i.e., beginning with https:) open in a new browser window, check Open in a new window? Insecure sites (i.e., beginning with http:) will always open in a new window. (Some sites beginning with https: may open within a new window automatically as well.)
  5. When you're finished, click Update Options to save your changes, or Cancel to cancel your changes.

Deleting a Web Content item

  1. To delete a Web Content item, click My Workspace, and then click Worksite Setup.
  2. To remove a Web Content item from a site, check the box next to the name of the site. To remove a Web Content item from My Workspace, check My Workspace.
  3. Click Edit. Then click Edit Tools.
  4. From the list of tools, uncheck the item you wish to delete, and then click Continue. Review your information, and then click Finish to delete the item.

Note: If your Web Content item still appears in the site's menubar, click Home to refresh the menubar.

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