• Is there a way to 'unfavourite' all course by default?

    I am currently building courses for young students and I am trying to simplify their user experience. To that end I am trying to organise the dashboards of all students so that they can only see one course by def...
    Stefanie Sanders
    created by Stefanie Sanders
  • How did you plan out your Sub Accounts and Groups?

    We're currently in the midst of moving from D2L SaaS to Canvas. Currently our courses all fall into a "one big bucket" system. Can anyone share their strategy surrounding the implementation of Sub Accounts and Groups?...
  • Check individual user disk usage?

    Just a quick question, since I can't seem to find a straightforward API to do it:  Is there a way to get a check our report on the disk usage for individual users?    We're contemplating raising the us...
  • LTI params: lis_person_name_family, lis_person_name_given

    Hello Everyone I have question related to LTI params: I have following params in LTI request: lis_person_name_family, lis_person_name_given I noticed that the values for the data properties are taken from the SO...
    Stefanie Sanders
    created by Stefanie Sanders
  • API query with filters

    I am trying to query Canvas with API, so I can get a list of all the courses with specific course settings. For example. the courses with " Students can only participate in the course between these dates" check box is...
    Tulga Erarslan
    created by Tulga Erarslan
  • Inbox Notifications and Campus Email

    Is there a way to set student's inbox messages to go to their student email account in the administrative console? inbox conversations
    Tabitha Locklear
    created by Tabitha Locklear
  • Skyward to Canvas Course/Teacher/Student Sync

    Any admins out there using Skyward to populate their courses/teacher/student data into Canvas?  We had a Powershell script that would grab the exported files from Skyward and upload them to Canvas nightly.&#...
    Pam Schachern
    created by Pam Schachern
  • How do I resend a Canvas Invitation to a Student that has never logged in?

    I see how to resend a Course Invitation, but how do I resend the Canvas invite?   Also, I see Course invites when I sign on Canvas.  Is there any way to send a course invite as an email to the student? ...
    Jenny McGrail
    last modified by Jenny McGrail
  • Postman sending tokens in clear text when using Auth Bearer Token?

    Myself and a couple colleagues have been doing some app development against the Canvas API for the last several months. Tested out calls using Postman and then built out the solution in whatever environment we ne...
    Stefanie Sanders
    created by Stefanie Sanders
  • Admin access to course statistics page?

    I'm having trouble deciphering the admin roles.  A department wants an admin role for an auditor that can't edit grades or course content, but can see it all.  I have it all set, except I can't seem to get t...
    Anthony Bunag
    last modified by Anthony Bunag
  • Programming

    I have some programming experience in VBA and Access SQL and was hoping to join your developers forum to get tips on where to start programming the building blocks in Canvas. For instance Blackboard uses JAVA whereas ...
    David Millington
    last modified by David Millington
  • Banner Integration CSV's using Sub Accounts

    Hello Everyone,   We have recently signed up with Canvas and are wondering if any of you used CSV's to upload from Banner to Canvas.   If you have, did you establish a sub account structure?  Coul...
    Stefanie Sanders
    created by Stefanie Sanders
  • prevent making thousands of calls to the API from web page? Is there a better way?

    I want to display the analytics for observees to the observers. On the observers page > ``` /profile/observees/  ```  in order to do so the api calls that I would need to call are: ``` //api/v1/user...
    Stefanie Sanders
    created by Stefanie Sanders
  • prevent making thousands of calls to the API from web page? Is there a better way?

    I want to display the analytics for observees to the observers. On the observers page > ``` /profile/observees/  ```  in order to do so the api calls that I would need to call are: ``` //api/v1/users/sel...
    Jewell Simon
    last modified by Jewell Simon
  • Removing a custom role

    Hi All I have created a custom role and I need to remove it.  I have no idea how to do this, any suggestions Thank you.
    Stefanie Sanders
    created by Stefanie Sanders
  • Reset the User Cache

    This is a followup to "Assignment Override via Canvas API", posted a week ago.   I've gone back and forth with Canvas Support and they say that assignment overrides via the API will NOT work, because "they may n...
    Stefanie Sanders
    created by Stefanie Sanders
  • Athletics reporting in API

    Our institution currently syncs nightly to our SIS because we haven't found a way to run an athletics report in Canvas. I've heard that there are universities that do this. Is there someone who has experience with thi...
    Stefanie Sanders
    created by Stefanie Sanders
  • Does anyone have a Windows SFTP script for automating SIS data uploads?

    Hi all,   For those of you using a script to upload courses, sections, etc. files to Canvas's SFTP servers: Would anyone be willing to share a script they've set up (obviously w/ the creds redacted)? Our previou...
    Stefanie Sanders
    created by Stefanie Sanders
  • Names and Roles Provisioning user_id

    Greetings, We're trying to develop a v1.3 LTI tool that utilizes the Names and Roles Provisioning Service. When we query the api URL, the result we get for user_id does not seem to be as expected...   We're get...
    Stefanie Sanders
    created by Stefanie Sanders
  • How to contact Canvas Support without using Help Menu?

    So it appears there's a widescale outage of Canvas, and it made me realize that without the Help Menu I don't have a way to file a ticket with Instructure.  Doing a quick search of the guides did not prove fruitf...
    Anthony Bunag
    last modified by Anthony Bunag