How to add an external URL link to a Moodle course.


  1. Open the Moodle course
  2. Select “Turn editing on” (top right corner)
  3. Find the module (i.e. topic, week) to which you want to add a resource
  4. In the bottom right corner of the module select “Add an activity or resource”
  5. Under “Resources” choose “URL” by selecting the radial button
  6. Click “Add” to display the “URL” settings page
  7. Fill in required and preferred settings
  8. Copy and paste the website URL into the “External URL” box (see image next page)
  9. Select “Appearance” to define the display and behavior settings
  10. Scroll to the bottom of the page and click “Save and return to course” or “Save and display”