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How to Add Resources for Salukis Widget to a D2L Course Homepage

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In this how-to guide, learn how to add the “Resources for Salukis” widget to a D2L course homepage. This will be automatically updated with the correct links to the Syllabus attachment.

Adding the Resources for Salukis Widget involves two steps:

  1. Create a custom course homepage
  2. Add the Saluki Resources widget and organizing it

Create a Custom Course Homepage

1. Log into D2L course & navigate to homepage

2. Go to Course Admin
The location of your Course Admin may vary depending on the D2L Template in use. In most cases, it will be located on the menu bar. (Check under “More.”)

3. Click on “Homepages”
You will need to create a customizable course homepage so you can modify widgets.

4. Make a Copy of a Course Template
If you’ve never customized your course homepage for the course, you’ll need to make a copy of the course template. Don’t worry, nobody else can see this and you’re not going to break anything. You can choose the default or any other option you prefer.

5. Change Active Homepage to Copy
In this case, we’re choosing “Course Default – Standard – Econ 240.”

6. Click on New Custom Page

7. Edit Custom Page Info

Don’t forget to click “Save”

Add and Organize Saluki Resources Widget

1. Click “Add Widgets”

2. Type Profile in Search and Select “D2L Profile Card”

3. Organize Widgets

4. Go back to “Course Home” to Verify the Widget is in Place

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