How do I configure buttons to open a web site in CoughDrop?

CoughDrop can be used as a launching point for other applications or web sites. This can be useful for launching other web-based resources or learning activities from within the communication interface.

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Open button action settings

Open button action settings

While editing a board, find the button you want to add a link to and hit the action box. This box will typically be a word bubble, but might be something different (like a folder) depending on the button's current action settings.

Open a web site

Open a web site

Select "Open a web site in a browser tab" for "Action".

Enter URL

Enter URL

Enter the URL you want to have opened. When people hit this button while using the board, it will open the link you specify in a new web browser tab. On mobile devices depending on your settings this may launch a different web browsing application. You can test your link by hitting the "open in a browser tab" link to see what will happen. When you are finished, hit "Close".

Save changes

Save changes

Make sure to save your changes before leaving the screen.

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