How do I edit a course page as a student?

Document created by Canvas Doc Team Employee on Apr 19, 2017Last modified by Canvas Doc Team Employee on Nov 18, 2017
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The default setting in Canvas is to restrict editing of pages to Instructors only. However, Instructors can allow students to edit pages. If you can edit a page in your course, your instructor has allowed you to contribute content to the page.

When you can edit a page, you can also view the history of a course page.

Open Pages

Open Pages

In Course Navigation, click the Pages link.

View Pages

View Pages

Pages is designed to open to the front page for the course, if there is a front page selected. Click the View All Pages button to select a page from the Pages Index.

Choose Page

Choose Page

Click the title of the page.

Edit Page

Edit Page

Click the Edit button.

Note: You will only see the Edit button if you are allowed to edit the page.

Edit Content

  Edit Content 

Edit content on the page using the Content Selector [1]. You can also edit the content using the Rich Content Editor [2] or switch to HTML view to edit [3].

Note: In the Content Selector, the Files tab is not available to students.

Save Changes

Save Changes

You can notify users that content has changed by selecting the Notify users that this content has changed checkbox [1]. Click the Save button [2] to save your edits.

View Page

  View Page 

View the changes you have made.

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