How to create externals links on Blackboard – as menu buttons or within the content area

Creating a Menu Button to Link to an External Web Site

Select the relevant module from MY MODULES in Blackboard Learn

Select the + button at the top left of the menu then Web Link

Enter a Name for the menu button

Enter the URL address

Tick the Available to Users box

Click Submit

Create a Link to an External Web Site from a Content Area

Select the content area from the left hand menu

Hover over Build Content then select Web Link

Enter a name and the URL address

Add a description and attachment if required

Update options as required

Click Submit