Loyola Support Documentation

What is the Web Content tool?

Updated Dec 21, 2020

The Web Content tool allows instructors to create a link to a website in a site's Tool Menu. By default, the link opens a re-direct page that allows the website to be opened in a new window. If the link to a web site is within the Sakai instance domain (i.e., luc.edu), instructors may be able to configure the tool to launch the website within the tool rather than as a separate window.

Instructors can also use the Web Content tool to create a tool link to a folder or a file in Resources.

Example of a WC link to a website

By default, the web content link will be automatically launched in a new window.

Example of a WC link to a Resources file

A web content link to a Resources file or folder will display in-line (i.e., within Sakai).

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