incognito mode

Incognito mode to test links

The last thing you want after you’ve spent time preparing your materials is to hear students tell you the link didn’t work (don’t worry, we’ve all been there).

If you open your link in an “Incognito” window (Chrome) or “Private browsing” (Firefox), this removes your sign-in, so you can test what it will look like to someone just clicking on the link without being signed into any of your accounts.

In Chrome, click the 3 dots in the top right and choose “New incognito window”. Paste your link there to see if it will work for everyone.

Opening a Private window in Firefox: