Documentation:Connect/Add a Banner to Your Course Entry Point (How To)

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You can add a banner at the top of the first page students see when they enter the course. A course banner is a great way to customize your course and give an interesting visual for students.

Other customization options are found under the Style page, including menu stye options, course menu display, content view options, and selecting the course entry point.

It is recommended to add Banner images in .png or .jpg file formats. The recommended minimum banner image size is 950 by 80 pixels.

You can only have one course banner for your course's entry page.

This document will to show you how to:

  • Attach a banner image
  • Delete a banner image

Video

Watch the video below on how to add a banner to your course entry point or course homepage:

Attach a banner image

  1. To begin, from the Course Management menu on the left-hand sidebar, select the Control Panel.
  2. Click Customization, then Teaching Style
    The Course Management menu is on the left-hand sidebar below the course's menu
  3. Go to 2. Select Course Entry Point and choose the entry page for your course
    The options in the drop-down to choose course's entry point corresponds to the items on the course's menu.
  4. Go to 7. Select Banner and click Browse My Computer
  5. Search and select from your computer a banner image. To edit the image you will need to use an external photo editor
  6. Click Open to attach the file
  7. Click Submit to upload the file
    The image above is an example of how Course banners appear above the page's name and content.

Delete a banner image

  1. To begin, from the Course Management menu on the left-hand sidebar, select the Control Panel.
  2. Click Customization then Teaching Style.
  3. Go to 7. Select Banner
  4. Under the current course banner, check the Delete this banner box
  5. Click Submit
    If you want to replace the banner instead, just choose another image by clicking on Browse My Computer in 7. Select Banner.