The Canvas beta environment allows admins and instructors to explore new features before they reach production.
The beta environment is separate from the Canvas test environment.
When are new features added to beta?
New features are added to beta every three weeks. Learn more about the beta release schedule in What is the Canvas release schedule for beta, production, and test environments?
How do I access the beta environment?
- How do I access the Canvas beta environment as an instructor?
- How do I access the Canvas beta environment as an admin?
What happens to my content in the beta environment?
The beta environment is refreshed weekly. Any content added to or modified in the beta environment will be overwritten by content in the production environment every Saturday. Beta is not available for use when the environment is being refreshed.
How do I find out about new features available in beta?
If you want to keep up on the latest beta features in Canvas, visit the Release Notes page in the Canvas Community.