Resize a Video for the News Feed in D2L

When inserting a video file in D2L, via Insert Stuff, the video will be inserted at the default size. The default video frame width is larger than the News column width in D2L. However, students can open News by Selecting the News title link to view the video. Once at this page, the whole video […]

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Modifying Homepage Colors

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NOTE: This includes colors of titlebars/​​widgets only. If you wish to change the background color/​​image, navigation bar color, etc. you will need to create a custom theme. From the Manage Course drop-​​down menu, select Edit Course. Select Homepages. Select the Title of the homepage you wish to edit. Select the Titlebar of a widget you wish to edit. […]

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Adding Widgets to Homepages

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IMPORTANT NOTE: In order to add a widget to a homepage, you will need to create a custom homepage. From the Manage Course drop-​​down menu, select Edit Course. Select Homepages. Select the Title of the homepage. Select Add Widget in the section you wish to place your widget in. Select the Checkbox next to the name of the […]

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Creating Custom Homepages

From the Manage Course drop-​​down menu, select Edit Course. Select Homepages. Select the Downward-​​Facing Triangle next to the name of the current course default homepage. Select Copy. Select the Title of the copied homepage. Edit the Title of the homepage so it is distinctive. Select Change Layout to select a new homepage layout. Select Update. Click Save and Close. From […]

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Creating Custom Widgets

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From the Manage Course drop-​​down menu, select Edit Course. Select Widgets. Select Create Widget. Enter a Title for the widget. Select the Content Tab within the New Widget screen. Enter the widget Content. NOTE: If you are embedding content, be sure to select the source icon (</​​>) before pasting the HTML code. NOTE: Widgets pulling content from unsecured […]

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