List files to download

Create a file library to build collections of files that generally have the same topic or theme. For example, you can use this app to create and organize classroom resources such as reading materials, class handouts, class conduct, etc. Place the file library on your main course page for easy access to the information.


Add the File Library app

Drag the Files app onto your page.

Items marked with a red asterisk are required

Select the purple arrow to expand the panel, giving you more room to work!

  1. Type the File Title.
  2. Browse for the Uploaded File and type the Description.
  3. Type optional Start and End Display Dates.
  4. Select your Viewers and type Tags for your file.
  5. Select Activate on my page to display the file on your page.
  6. Select Save.

Set additional options

  1. Select Options.
  2. Type a title in the App Name text box.
  3. Type the Description, and select Show the app name on my page.
  4. Choose the Display Settings for the number of posts to list. Select Display all active app records or Display a specific number of active app records and set the Record Limit.

Share your app

Want to share your content with another group or user? From the Sharing tab, you can choose groups to share your content.

App Social Settings

App social settings

If you have Social Media Framework, you may be able to add one or all of these social media elements to your apps in the App Options. Whether you can add a particular element depends on which settings and elements your Site Administrator has enabled. Site Administrators may enable RSS feeds regardless of whether or not you have Social Media Framework.

  • Visitor Commenting allows visitors to comment on your app.
  • Visitor Rating allows visitors to rate your app.
  • RSS Feeds allows visitors to subscribe to Really Simple Syndication (RSS) feeds for your app.
  • Community Editing allows visitors to your website to contribute to your app.

File library user guide