How do I manage my catalogs?

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You can manage all of your catalogs and view an overall status on the Managed Catalogs page. Each catalog has its own settings and customization options.

There are two types of catalogs: domain catalogs and subcatalogs. A domain catalog links your account in Canvas with your catalog home page and is created for you as part of the catalog setup process. A subcatalog creates a specific path URL where you can associate and brand specific listings for a department, organization, or team.

Managing your catalogs allows you to add subcatalogs, manage user defined fields, customize catalogs, and manage categories.

Open Admin

Open Admin

In the User Menu, click the Admin link.

Open Catalogs

Open Catalogs

Click the Catalogs link.

View Catalogs

  View Catalogs 

The Catalogs page shows your catalogs. You can view the catalog name [1], the catalog URL [2], and whether the subcatalog is shown in the parent catalog [3].

View Name

  View Name 

In the name column, you can easily tell whether a catalog is a domain catalog or a subcatalog. Domain catalogs are left aligned to the page [1]. Subcatalogs are slightly indented with a path icon [2].

You can also see how many listings have been added to each catalog [3].

Note: When you sign up for Canvas Catalog, your domain catalog account will be created for you. Additionally, some subcatalogs may be placed within other subcatalogs.

View URL

  View URL 

Each catalog shows the catalog's URL, or the link used to access the catalog. You can access any catalog by clicking the appropriate link.

Show in Parent Catalog

  Show in Parent Catalog 

Subcatalogs can be shown or hidden in the parent catalog. On the catalogs page, you can quickly manage whether or not a catalog is shown in the parent catalog.

By default, subcatalogs are shown in the parent catalog [1]. To hide a subcatalog from the parent catalog, locate the subcatalog and toggle the Show in Parent button [2].

Add Catalog

  Add Catalog 

To add a subcatalog, click the Add Catalog button.

Edit Catalog

  Edit Catalog 

To view or edit a catalog, click the catalog name.

Delete Catalog

  Delete Catalog 

To delete a catalog, click the Delete icon.

Note: You cannot delete a catalog if it contains course or program listings.

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