D2L - Manage News Items

Last Updated: 08/15/2017
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This tutorial is operating system independent.


The following documentation shows a variety of ways to manage and edit existing news items.

  • Steps 1-3 show how to edit a news posting.
  • Steps 4-6 show how to reorder news postings.
  • Steps 7-8 show how to delete a news posting.
  • Steps 9-11 show how to restore a deleted news item
  • Step 12 shows how to delete an attachment from a news item.

Step 1

Edit a News Posting

From the News drop-down menu click the Edit icon.

Step 2

Make your required changes.

Step 3

Click Save.

Step 4

Reorder News Postings

From the News drop-down menu click on the Reorder icon.

Step 5

Select the new position for a news item using the Sort Order drop-down. The positions of other folders or categories adjust accordingly.

Step 6

Click Save.

Step 7

Delete a News Posting

From the News drop-down menu click the Delete icon.

Step 8

Click Yes in the confirmation message.

Step 9

Restore a Deleted News Item

From your course homepage, click Communication and then News.

Step 10

Click More Actions and then Restore.

Step 11

Check the box next to the News item and then click Restore.

Step 12

Delete an Attachment from a News Item

Click on the Delete icon next to the attachment you wish to delete from within the news item it is attached to. Click Update.