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How do I create a custom Student Services block?

You will learn how to create an HTML block on your course main page where you can list Student Services, like the Student IT Help Desk, Student Software, Disability Support Services, college website, and accessibility guidelines and policies.

1. Enter your course.

2. Click on Turn editing on.

Use either the link within the Administration block which by default is the first block in the left-hand column of the course main page or click on the Turn editing on button on the top right-hand corner of the page.

3. Select HTML from the Add a block tool.

Scroll down the page to the Add a block tool. By default, this block will be the last block listed in the left-hand column of the course main page. Select HTML as the block type to create.

HTML block is selected.

4. Click on the cog wheel of the NEW HTML BLOCK.

Cogwheel is selected.

5. Click on Configure block.

Configure block is selected.

6. Type a title for the new block.

Block title field is selected

7. Adding an image.

7.1. Click to expand the tool menu.

Expand menu button is selected.

7.2. Click on the Image icon.

 Picture icon is selected.

7.3. Click on Browse repositories.

Browse repositories button is selected.

7.4. Click on Upload a file.

Assuming that the image file is on your local computer, click on Upload a file if it is not already selected. However, you may also upload an image which you have on your Dropbox, Google Drive, etc.

7.5. Click on Choose file.

7.6. Double-click on the image you want to upload.

7.7. Click on Upload this file.

7.8. Type a description for the image.

Note: You should resize your image before you upload it.

description field

7.9. Click on Save image.

Description field is selected.

7.10. Type the text content.

textbox is selected

8.1. Select the text for hyperlinking.

text is selected.
Hyperlink icon is selected.

8.3. Type or paste the URL of the website you want to link to.

Enter a URL field is selected.

8.4. Tick the Open in new window check box.

Open in new window check box is selected.
Create link button is selected.

9. Click on Save changes.

When you are finished with the remaining content (links, images, etc.), click on Save changes.

Save changes button is selected.

10. Grab the crosshair to move the block.

 crosshair is selected.

Article Summary

You have now learned how to create a Student Services block with images and hyperlinks within your course in TITANium.

Student Services block is displayed.