Changing the Wi-Fi SSID and URL
You can choose your own Wi-Fi SSID and URL
SSID stands for “Service Set Identifier”. The SSID is the name of the Wi-Fi network that you see when you connect to Wi-Fi hotspots on your computers, phones and tablets. By default the Learner's Block SSID is 'Learners-Block'.
By default, the URL to access your Block is:
The default Wi-Fi SSID is:
If you want to set your own, you can do so in the Control Panel:
- 1.Click the settings cog in the top right of the navigation
Advancedtab at the top of the page
- 3.In the
Change URL and Wi-Fi SSIDsection, type a new name in the field.
- 4.Click the green tick button to apply the change:
- 5.Restart your Block.
URL and Wi-Fi SSIDs must be a maximum of 32 characters and have no special characters other than
You can restore the original URL and Wi-Fi SSID by changing you hostname back to
In the settings panel, I change my URL and Wi-Fi SSID to:
After restarting my Learner's Block, its Wi-Fi network name is now:
To visit my Block, in my browser I type:
When multiple Blocks are connected to the same nearby router, your phones, laptops and tablets will not know which one you want to connect to when typing in
http://lb.localor choosing a Wi-Fi network.
In these scenarios, you can follow the instructions above to set a custom Wi-FI network name and URL.