MCCC Knowledge Base

Managing the Blackboard Menu


  Blackboard - Managing the Menu


A standard menu is delivered with your Blackboard course but can be modified to meet your needs.  

 Adding a Course Menu Option

1. To add a menu item, put your mouse over the Plus sign   

2. Select the type of item that you want to add  

Note: For adding a place where you can add content -such as documents, PowerPoint’s, etc. - to your course, click Create Content Area ).

3. In the Name field, enter the name of the content area    
4. If you want your students to view the content area, click the  Available to Users checkbox
5. Click the Submit button
6. The new menu option appears at the bottom of the course list.
Note: You can click and drag the new menu option to a new location in the list.


Rename, Delete, Hide, or Move a Menu Option  

1. To change the name of a menu item, mouse over the menu you want to rename then click the chevron to the right of the menu item and select Rename Link  
2. Type over the current text.  
3. Click the green check mark to save.  
4. To delete a menu item, click the chevron to the right of the menu item and select Delete  
5. Click Delete content to delete the content area 
Note : You can also cancel or click Hide the link to remove the link from the students’ view.
6. Click the Delete button to confirm the deletion  
7. To hide a menu item, click the chevron to the right of the menu item, and select Hide Link  
8. To change the ordering of the menu items, hover over the menu item that you want to move, click the arrow to the left of that menu item and then drag it to the appropriate location.    
4 (1)
Article Rating (1 Votes)
Rate this article
Attached Files
There are no attachments for this article.
There are no comments for this article. Be the first to post a comment.
Related Articles RSS Feed
Adding Course Evaluations as a Tool Link in Blackboard
Viewed 2201 times since Thu, Apr 16, 2015
How to Use the Blackboard Calendar
Viewed 2131 times since Mon, Apr 13, 2015
Faculty - Blackboard Rubric Evaluation Report
Viewed 1443 times since Wed, Feb 1, 2017
Students - My Grades Video Tutorial
Viewed 2188 times since Mon, Dec 8, 2014
Workaround for YouTube Mashup - Embed a YouTube Video in Blackboard
Viewed 1763 times since Wed, May 25, 2016
Blackboard - Edit Mode and Student Preview
Viewed 2953 times since Thu, Apr 16, 2015
InTouch Webinar - Blackboard Instructor App
Viewed 328 times since Fri, Sep 15, 2017
Blackboard Navigation Basics - Video
Viewed 2041 times since Thu, Mar 9, 2017
Faculty - Accessing Blackboard
Viewed 1419 times since Fri, Nov 11, 2016
Blackboard Achievements InTouch Discussion
Viewed 506 times since Thu, Jul 6, 2017

Need Help?