We've MOVED!

The University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee has moved to D2L version 10.

Updated help files are located at uwmltc.org


Edit, dismiss, and restore news item

It is now possible for instructors and students to dismiss a news items in the News widget and restore a dismissed news item.  

In order to dismiss an item in the News widget, simply click on the Dismiss icon Dismiss Welcome!(grey "x") 

In order to restore a dismissed news item, go to the News page and select the News icon Go to News Tool.  
There are three possible actions here (edit, delete, and restore).  Click on the Restore icon Restore Welcome!(the blue 
circle with a white arrow in the middle) beside the news item you want to restore.  

In order to edit a News item, select the Edit icon Edit Welcome! (the pencil) for the news item you want to edit. 

  1. Edit your news posting. 
  2. Select the "This is a major edit. Restore this item for any users who have dismissed it" check box to inform users of major changes and updates to postings they might have dismissed, ensuring those headlines reappear with current information.
  3. (Optional) You can also make the edited news posting reappear at the top of the News widget by changing its Start Date to the current date and time. 
  4. You should not select the major edit check box for changes to news item end dates, release conditions, and post formatting.
  5. Click Update.