The latest Mozilla Firefox is currently the officially supported browser recommended for use with BeachBoard. Users of other browsers may encounter issues while accessing BeachBoard that may be solved by switching to Firefox. Click here to download Mozilla Firefox.
|Microsoft Edge (Latest)||Supported|
|Internet Explorer 11||Maintenance*|
|Internet Explorer 10||Unsupported|
|Internet Explorer 9||Unsupported|
|Internet Explorer 8||Unsupported|
|Safari 6, 7 and 8||Unsupported|
|Safari (5.1 and older)||Unsupported|
*Refers to older browser versions that are not tested extenstively against new versions of D2L. A maintenance browser will be officially unsupported after one year.
|Operating system||Windows 98, 98SE, ME, 2000, 2003, XP, Vista, Windows 7, Mac OS X||Windows 7 or higher
Mac OS X 10.8.4 (Mountain Lion) or higher
Minimum resolution of 800 x 600
|Resolution of 1024 x 768 or greater|
|Internet speed||56K modem||DSL, cable or greater|
|Sun Java Runtime Environment (JRE)||JRE v1.4.2.x, 1.5.x, 1.6.x||JRE 1.6 update 13 or higher|
Some links in BeachBoard may not work while using Firefox when your pop-up blocker is enabled. BeachBoard can be added to an allowed sites list to make sure that these links work properly.
You may have to reload the page or the browser for the change to take effect.
There is a known issue in which the Equation Editor interface will not work properly in BeachBoard when using Firefox on a Macintosh computer. This is the only scenario in which we recommend that Mac users use an alternative browser such as Safari for accessing BeachBoard.
Microsoft no longer provides security updates or technical support for older versions of Internet Explorer (10 and below).
The Internet Explorer content below is for informational purposes only. Please use the Firefox web browser to access BeachBoard.
Internet Explorer 9 and above isn't fully compatible with the current version of BeachBoard. IE9 and above users may encounter issues entering text in text fields and viewing/entering grades in BeachBoard and other related issues. To resolve this, enable Internet Explorer 's Compatibility View for BeachBoard.
The website address should then appear in the box below with the label, "Websites you've added to Compatibility View."
Some users of Internet Explorer 8 and 9 have reported issues in BeachBoard when importing grades. It is recommended to use the Firefox web browser.
Some users of Internet Explorer 10 have reported issues in BeachBoard when creating, saving, and importing grade items. It is recommended to use the Firefox web browser.
Safari doesn't natively allow you choose which sites to block pop-ups on. It only features on or off settings. It is recommended that you turn off your pop-up blocker while using Safari to access BeachBoard and turn it back on when you are done accessing BeachBoard.
If there is no checkmark to the left of the "Block Pop-Up Windows" option, then your pop-up blocker is already turned off.
Repeat these steps to turn the pop-up blocker back on after you are done accessing BeachBoard.