Before and After

Before you begin, review this article to make sure you are creating the best content type for the item you wish to add. 

When you are done with the instructions below, go through the checklist in this article.

Creating the A New Page

We always recommend creating new content directly from the Modules page in order to save yourself a few steps. Follow the steps below to set up a new content-bearing page.

  1. .Starting in the student course you wish to add an item to, navigate to the Modules page

2. Scroll to the unit you to which you wish to add the new item.
3. Click the "+" button to the far right-hand side of the unit's title as shown below:

4. From the first dropdown, choose "Page" as shown below or "Discussion" if you would to create a discussion page for your students.
5. Select "[New Page]" from the list of items.
5. Give your new item a name under "Assignment Name."
6. Choose the level of indentation you would like the item to have. For example, if you want it to appear to be nested under another item, you may want to indent it one level more than that item. If you are not sure, this and the Assignment Name can be edited later.
7. Click the "Add Item" button when done; your new item is now located at the bottom of the unit in an unpublished state.

8. Go into the page and click the 'Edit' button in the top right to add text and other content:

Creating an External URL Link

You can also create a course item that will directly send your students to an external link by following the steps below.

  1. Starting in the student course you wish to add an item to, navigate to the Modules page.

2. Scroll to the unit to which you wish to add the new item.
3. Click the "+" button to the far right-hand side of the unit's title as shown below:

4. From the first dropdown, choose "External URL" as shown below.
5. Enter the URL you want to make available for your students.
5. Give your new item a name under "Page Name."
6. Important: Check the "Load in new tab" box; if you do not check this box, the system will attempt to load the external page within the student user's Edhesive account, which most school security settings will not allow
6. Choose the level of indentation you would like the item to have. For example, if you want it to appear to be nested under another item, you may want to indent it one level more than that item. If you are not sure, this and the Assignment Name can be edited later.
7. Click the "Add Item" button when done; your new external URL is now at the bottom of the 

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