Add a Link (URL) in OnCourse

How do I add a link to a website or YouTube video in OnCourse?

Step-by-step guide

  1. Log on to OnCourse and access the course you would like to add the link to.
  2. Press the "Turn editing on" button on the upper right hand side of the main course page.    

  3. In the section where the link should be, click the "Add an activity or resource" link. Click on Add an activity or resource in the section of the course where you want to add the link

  4. From the activities window, scroll down and click on URL.  
  5. The page will refresh and bring you to the settings of the URL tool.
  6. Enter a Name for your link in the "Name" field.

  7. Enter the link to the website or YouTube video in the "External URL" field.

  8. Press Save and return to course.


  • If you would like to embed your YouTube video right on the page, follow these embed directions.

  • Your link or video will automatically open in a new window. If needed, you can change these settings using the Appearance section.


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