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How to create URL links?

A URL (Uniform or Universal Resource Locator) is a link on the internet to a website or online file. Teachers can use the URL resource to provide their students with web links for research, saving the student time and effort in manually typing out the address.

Steps to create a URL link:

  1. Turn editing on.

  2. Choose URL from the activity chooser and give it a name and description if necessary.

  3. Input the web address in External URL, type the web address of the site you want to link to.

  4. In Appearance, choose how you want your URL to display, using the ? help icon for more information.

  5. Expand the other settings to specify what you require and then click Save and return to course.

Watch the video below to know more the URL settings.

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