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Adding an accessible template package to a course

D2L has designed a template package that course instructors can use to create accessible HTML content files.
The template use cascading style sheets (CSS) to format the content in the HTML files.

Create great looking, responsive, and accessible content topic pages using the page layouts provided in the D2L Daylight HTML template package. The included instructor-friendly layouts are designed to be edited using the HTML Editor in the Learning Environment.

All the template packages use the same folder structure and name, which makes it easy to swap out your CSS file for different
CSS files if you want to change the appearance of your course content.

To get started, download the Daylight HTML Template package and follow the step by step instruction document within the package (Daylight_HTML_Template_Guide_v2.0.docx):

  • Log in to GeorgiaVIEW and click the gear icon at the top right side
  • Under Organization Related click Shared Files:

Sh F

  • Click the Daylight_HTML_Template.zip link
  • Select a location where you would like to download the folder (for instance, your desktop)
  • Go to your course(s) where you would like to implement the template and click Course Admin on the navbar
  • Navigate to Manage Files in the Site Resource area and click the Upload link at the top
  • On the pop-up window, click Upload and locate the .zip folder you just saved and click Open
  • Click the down-arrow next to the Daylight_HTML_Template.zip folder and click Unzip in the drop-down menu, click OK
  • Reload the page. You will see the Daylight_HTML_Template folder and the Daylight_HTML_Template_Guide_v2.0.docx document
  • Download the Daylight_HTML_Template_Guide_v2.0.docx document on your computer and read it to learn how to implement the template in your course.

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