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Add a link (URL)

This guide explains how to create the URL resource type in Moodle. A URL is a link to a website or online file.

      1. Navigate to the relevant Moodle space and click Turn editing on.
      2. Click Add an activity or resource.
      3. Choose URL (weblink) from the Resource list.
      4. Under General, give the URL a Name and enter the URL into the External URL box. You can also give the URL a description.
      5. Under Appearance, select how you want your URL to be displayed from the Display drop-down menu. By default, this is set to New window. You can see information about each option by clicking the question mark icon next to the menu.
      6. Click Save and display.
      You should only select Embed from the Display menu if your URL begins https:// - otherwise, please select another option.

      Watch the Moodle video guide below for a visual demonstration (02:00):


      The information on this page relates to Moodle v3.10 and was last updated August 2021.

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