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Add a QuickLink as a Content "Topic"

  1. In a separate browser window or tab, navigate to the web page that you wish to link to, from your D2L course site.
  2. Highlight the entire web address (URL) and select [Copy] from the browser’s [Edit] menu.
  3. Go to your D2L course site. From the Course Home page, click on [Content] in the main navigation bar.
  4. Click on [New Topic].
  5. Click on [QuickLink].
  6. Pull down the menu for [Parent Module] and select the module in which you would like to put your link ‐or‐ select [add module] to create a new module for your link.
  7. In the [Title:] box, type the name of the link. This title will be the hotlink that the students will click on to go to the webpage.
  8. In the [URL:] text box, paste the web address you copied in Step 1 by selecting [Paste] from the browser’s [Edit] menu.
  9. Click the box in front of [Preview/view the content topic in a new window or tab].
  10. Click on [Save].

D2L 9.2.1 SP3 – September 2011