Canvas Platform Breaking Changes

Document created by Erin Hallmark Administrator on Nov 11, 2019Last modified by Erin Hallmark Administrator on Feb 14, 2020
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The breaking changes page displays a comprehensive list of all deprecation removals noted in the Canvas API Change Log, GraphQL API Change Log, or Canvas Platform Change Log. Canvas may deprecate API elements according to the timelines indicated in the Canvas API Policy page.


The heading date indicates the date that the intended code will be removed from the production environment.

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Live Events

Canvas Platform Change Log

New Quizzes events will be set to inactive. See documentation in the Data Services Portal.


Initial Posting Date: 2019-12-21



Assignments API

Canvas API Change Log
Assignment Object

  • Deprecated muted parameter; use hidden_submissions_count


Initial Posting Date: 2020-02-26



Enrollments API

Canvas API Change Log 

  • Bookmarks management has been change to align with opaque pagination links, which helps minimize the pagination impact on the database.
  • App developers relying on Canvas APIs need to update how their apps manage pagination using “rel” headers, rather than the numerical page number, as noted in Pagination - Canvas LMS REST API Documentation.


Initial Posting Date: 2020-02-15

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