How do I add a URL or external hyperlink?

You will learn how to add a hyperlink to an external website or other resources on the World Wide Web using the URL resource in your course in TITANium.

1. Enter your course in TITANium.

course main page

2. Click on the Gear icon.

Gear icon is selected.

3. Turn editing on.

The Gear menu reveals the following links: Edit settings, Turn editing on, Filters, Gradebook setup, Outcomes, Backup, Restore, Import, Recycle bin, Reset, and More...

Turn editing on link is selected.

4. Click on Add activity or resource.

Add activity or resource link is selected.

5. Select URL from the Resources list.

URL radio button is selected.

6. Click on Add.

Add button is selected.

7. Type in a title in the Name field.

Name field is selected.

8. Type a Description if desired.

Description textbox is selected.

9. In a new window or tab, navigate to the target web page or resource.

URL is selected

10. Copy the URL from the target web page or resource.

Select the URL as listed in the Address bar and right-mouse click. Then, choose Copy. Or, select the URL and press Ctrl+C (for a PC) or Apple+C (on a Mac).

the URL is selected for copying.

11. Paste the target's URL in the External URL field.

External tool field is selected for pasting.

12. Adjust the Appearance settings if desired.

By default the URL (or new web page) will open in a new window or tab. However, you can change that setting, so that it opens embedded in the same window (Embed). You can set it to open in a Pop-up or to open replacing the current page.

Display is set to New window.

13. Adjust the Common module settings if desired.

In the Common module settings section you can set whether to Show or Hide this page from students and you can assign an ID number if desired. The ID number is used when creating a customized aggregation method in your gradebook. Otherwise, an ID number is not necessary.

Common module settings options

15. Click on Save and return to course.

Save and return to course button is selected.

16. The URL now appears on the course main page.

Link now appears on course main page

Article Summary

You have now learned how to add a hyperlink to an external web page or web resource using the URL tool in TITANium.