How to add a file to course page?

Option 1 – Drag and Drop

The fastest way to upload files to your course page is using “drag and drop”, which lets you drag files from your computer directly into your course page sections.

  1. On your course page, click “Turn editing on” (top right)

Turn edit on


  1. Drag the files from your local hard drive to the section in the course page where you want to upload the file to be listed.

File browser window with files selected, over course page section listings

Option 2 – Add File Resource

  1. On your course page, click “Turn editing on” (top right)
  2. Click on “Add an activity or resource” in the section you wish the file to be listed.

Course page with "Add an activity or resource" link of course section highlighted

  1. Select “File” then Click “Add” button.
  2. Enter the file's name.
  3. Under the Content section, select the “add” button to upload your files.

Add a new file edit screen with File Name field and Select Files button highlighted

  1. Select the files that you wish to upload then click “Upload this file”.

File picker dialogue with "Choose File" and "Upload File" buttons highlighted