User Level: 
Intermediate

Please note:

Recently there was a change to Banner that has resulted in the change of several very common URL paths. This has broken links in many sites throughout oregonstate.edu. Please use the provided instructions to change the following broken URL paths to their appropriate, updated paths.

adminfo.ucsadm.oregonstate.edu/prod will need to change to xe.ucsadm.oregonstate.edu:9990/ords/prod
adminfo.ucsadm.oregonstate.edu:8891/devl will need to change to xe.ucsadm.oregonstate.edu:9991/ords/devl
adminfo.ucsadm.oregonstate.edu:8892/dev2 will need to change to xe.ucsadm.oregonstate.edu:9992/ords/dev2
adminfo.ucsadm.oregonstate.edu:8893/pprd will need to change to xe.ucsadm.oregonstate.edu:9993/ords/pprd

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Monsido - Fix Links - Go to URL

1. Go to Page with Broken Link(s)

Log into the site that needs to have corrections made.

Go to the page that contains the broken link.

Monsido - Fix Links - Go to Web Developer Tools

2. Go to Browser's Web Developer Tools

In Firefox, click the Mobile Menu in the upper right corner.

When the menu opens, click on the Web Developer menu item.

Please note: All browsers have some form of Web Developer Tools. For alternate browsers, please Google as needed for instructions.

Monsido - Fix Links - Go to Page Source

3. Click on Page Source Menu Item

After clicking the Web Developer Tools menu link, a new submenu will open.

Click on the Page Source menu item.

Please note: All browsers have some form of Page Source tool. For alternate browsers, please Google as needed for instructions.

Monsido - Fix Links - Do a Screen Search for URL

4. Do a Screen Search for Affected URL Path

The page source is pure HTML code. It may be confusing to you if you don't know HTML. Don't let it worry you.

Press your Ctrl (or CMD) and F keys simultaneously.

A little search box will appear in the corner of your browser.

Copy the broken URL path that you need to fix and paste it into the browser's search box.

Your browser will locate the path for you within the HTML code.

Be aware that there may be more than one broken link. Look near the browser search box, it will tell you if there are more matches on the screen. If there are, click the appropriate arrow to advance to the next one and note where they are all located.

Monsido - Fix Links - Click Edit Tab

5. Edit Node

Return to the original page and click its Edit tab.

Monsido - Fix Links - Locate URL Path

6. Locate the URL Path in the Text Editor

Locate the URL Path in your text editor. Please note that the path, itself, may not be easily seen.

If you're using Firefox, you can hover over a link and view the path it leads to at the bottom left of your browser.

Monsido - Fix Links - Replace URL Path

7. Replace Broken URL Path

Once the broken link is located, click your cursor into the center of the link (the entire link does not need to be selected - just click into the middle of it).

Click the link button with the little plus sign in the toolbar.

The Linkit dialog box will open and the broken URL path will appear in the Link URL field.

Copy the new link path, select over the old link path in Linkit, and then paste the new path over the old.

Click the Insert Link button when you're done.

Monsido - Fix Links - Scroll and Save

8. Save Updated Link

Scroll down the page and click the Save button.

Monsido - Fix Links - Test Link

9. Test Updated Link

Locate the new link and click it, to test it.

Monsido - Fix Links - Link Fixed

10. Link Fixed

You should be taken to the resource at the end of the link.

If you see anything other than this, double-check the path that you entered and make any necessary corrections.