New Content Editor in Blackboard

A New Content Editor is NOW AVAILABLE IN Blackboard

An updated, modern, and more powerful Content Editor is now available in Blackboard. The new editor brings several new features, an updated user interface, improved accessibility, and more.

Video Overview

The New Content Editor for Blackboard Learn’s Original Experience

New Features and Enhancements

The Power of Plus

There’s now one easy menu for adding content from your computer, cloud storage, Content Collection, or integrated tool. The Content Editor will automatically recognize the types of files you select.

Better for All Devices

The editor is better suited for all devices—small screen or big, and it’s easier to author on mobile devices as pop-ups have been removed.

Improved Accessibility

The editor is more accessible due to higher contrast icons and menus, and the removal of pop-ups improves the experience for screen reader users. A new accessibility checker is now built into the Content Editor, allowing authors to check for accessibility issues before publishing.

Better Copy and Paste

Pasting content from Word, Excel, and websites is even better. You can choose to remove extra HTML but retain basic formatting.

Simple Embed

When pasting links from websites such as YouTube, Vimeo, and SlideShare, the content is automatically embedded for inline playback. Other sites will embed summary previews, if available.

Display Computer Code

Authors can now share formatted computer code snippets, super handy for computer science classes.