Customize Course Menu Items

Add new menu items; delete existing menu items; rearrange the order of the menu items and change color and style of the menu items. Log in to your Blackboard course; make sure that Edit Mode is "ON" 

Add Menu Items

  • Add items on the Course Menu that provide direct access to content; e.g., Wimba Classroom; Assignments, Email, or create your own title.
  • Above Course Menu click the Add icon (+); a listing of menu options opens
  • Type in a name for the item (required); some items such as Tool Link, provide a drop-down arrow to select additional options or will ask for additional information.
  • Click checkbox to make “Available to Users
  • Click Submit 

Delete Menu Items

    • Click the chevron to the right of the menu item
    • Choose Delete

Hide Menu Item (make unavailable)

  • Click chevron to the right of the menu item
  • Choose Hide Link 

Change Name of Menu Item

  • Click chevron to the right of the menu item
  • Choose Rename 

Change Text / Button or Color

  • Expand Control Panel; Customization; Style
  • Select Text or Buttons (change button color by clicking the plus sign to the left of Button Library)



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