KB0030 – Creating a link to a website in Moodle

What’s this for?
A link is a quick way for people to go to a particular website you would like them to see. Most addresses are long and complicated so it is easier to create a “link” or “URL” so people are able to click on this link and it will direct them to the website location you desire.

1. Navigate to the website you wish to create a link for.

2. Highlight the entire link in the address bar select copy.

3. Log in to Moodle and navigate to the course where you wish to create a link.

4. Turn editing on.

5. Scroll to the topic area where you wish to upload the file. Then choose “Add an activity or resource

6. Scroll to the bottom and select “URL” and then “Add

7. Enter a name and description for your link

8. Paste the link into the External URL field

9. Scroll to the bottom of the page and click “Save and return to course