Documentation:Connect/Create a Blank HTML Page (How To)

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You can add a single page of content as a clickable link in a content area using a blank page.

A blank page is different than a content item or folder in that there is no description that appears in the title of the page.

Students can only see the content on a blank page after clicking the link.

Adding blank pages to a content area limits scrolling and streamlines the content area.

This document will show you how to:

  • Create a blank page
  • Set page options

Video

Watch the video below on how to create a blank HTML page:

Create a blank page

  1. To begin, select a content area
  2. Go to Build Content
  3. Click Blank Page under New Page
    The create a Blank Page is under the Build Content tab.
  4. Enter a descriptive page name. This becomes the link in the content area and is the only information shown for the page.
  5. In the 1. Content section, add formatted text, links or multimedia content
  6. In the 2. Attachments section, upload files from your computer by clicking Browse My Computer or files from your course by selecting Browse Content Collection.
    You can attach files from your computer or your Content Collection.
    Note: Document attachments will display as links, while media files have the option of being created as a link or displayed within the file under the File Action menu.
    Example of the File Action menu
  7. Under Permit Users to View This Content, select whether or not you would like this content page to be visible to others.
  8. Under Track Number of Views, enable to record the number of times the blank page is viewed, and by whom and set a start and end date for when the blank page is visible.
  9. Under Select Date and Time Restrictions, set a limit on dates when the blank page will be available to students.
  10. When you are finished, click Submit at the top or bottom of the page