Editing channels

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Note: You can only edit channels for which you are the owner or a contributor. See Understanding the different roles in channels for more details.


Organizing your channel

To reorder the content within a channel, you can drag and drop any item up or down to your desired location. A grab bar will appear to the left of the content's thumbnail image when you hover your mouse over an item.

You can add sections to your channel for more custom organization of your channel content. Sections can be collapsed or expanded to help the members of your channel focus on the content that’s relevant to them (see Adding channel members to learn how to share your channel with your team).

To create a section, open the channel and click Add section. Give the section a name and press enter. You can then drag and drop the section up or down to your desired location, and you can drag and drop any content already in the channel into your new section.

To remove a section, click the X on the far right side of the section. A pop-up alert will ensure that you really want to remove it. Click Yes, remove section to proceed. The section will be removed, but any content within the section will remain in the channel.

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Copying content from one channel to another

To copy content from one channel to another, find the content you wish to copy, and click the ••• options menu on the far right of that content. Click Add to channel and select the channel you want to add it to.

To move the content (rather than copying it), follow the above steps to copy the content to the desired channel. Then click the ••• options menu and click Remove to remove it from the current channel.

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Removing modules within a Pluralsight Skills course

When adding courses to your channels, you may find that some course modules are less relevant to your channel objectives. You can remove such modules to keep the channel focused on what's important to you.

Removing modules does not stop them from playing. It serves as a suggestion for you—or those using your channel—to skip those modules. To remove modules within a course:

  1. Open the channel you wish to edit.
  2. Find the course you want to remove modules from.
  3. Click the down arrow on the right side of the course. Then, click Edit near the course's Table of Contents. This will populate check box selectors for the content.
  4. Uncheck the modules you want to remove.
  5. Click Done when you're happy with your selections.

Note: Learners using channels on mobile devices will see the entire course. 

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Duplicating a channel

To duplicate a channel, locate the channel, then click the ••• options menu next to the Add content button. Click Duplicate Channel and fill in the details, including the name, objective, description, and privacy settings.

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Deleting a channel

To delete a channel, locate the channel, then click the ••• options menu next to the Add content button. Click Delete Channel. Deleting a channel is permanent and cannot be undone.

Note: You can only delete channels you've made. You cannot delete a channel made by someone else. 

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If you need help, please email support@pluralsight.com for 24/7 assistance.