In this help and information tutorial, you will learn how to link images and files into Moodle from Dropbox.


TABLE OF CONTENTS



How to link images from Dropbox

Video Instructions



Written Instructions

Step 01:

Locate the image in Dropbox. 


Step 02:

Click the "Share" button on the image you want to link. 

Step 03:

Click "Create", then "Copy link"

Step 04:

Go to the edit settings page of your Moodle course and click the "Insert or edit Image" button.

Step 05:

Paste the Dropbox link you copied in Step 03. **IMPORTANT:**: go to the end of the link and change dl=0 to dl=1. If you don't do this step, your image will not appear. Fill in the other image properties and save the image as normal.



How to link files (PDF, Word, PPT ..etc.) from Dropbox

Video Instructions



Written Instructions

Step 01:

Follow Step 01 - Step 03 from, "How to link images from Dropbox".


Step 02:

Go to the edit settings page of your Moodle course.


Step 03:

Highlight the text you want to be turned into a link, click the link button, and paste the Dropbox link. 


**IMPORTANT:** If you want the student to see a preview of the file before they download the file, keep the Dropbox link the same.  However, If you want the file to force download follow Step 05 in "How to link images from Dropbox" and change dl=0 to dl=1.




Preview before download
dl= 0

forced download
dl= 1

Finish by clicking "Create Link".



Gr. 10-12 – All PDFs and WORD docs must be indicated.