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How do I add photos to my Project?

Find your school's Canvas URL

To find your school or institution's Canvas URL, begin typing the name of your school/institution. Results will appear after you type at least 3 characters. For best results be as specific as possible. If you can't find your school, try using any part of your school's name or searching for your school district or state. You may also need to search for the school using the acronym or full name, for example "USU" and "Utah State University".

How do I add photos to my Project?

You can add photos to your projects to help showcase your work. Photos can be uploaded from your device, imported from linked social media accounts, or imported from a web search.

For best results, default images, or thumbnails, should be 500px by 280px.

Open Profile

Open Profile

To open your profile, click the Me icon in the toolbar [1], and then click the View Profile link [2].

Open Portfolio

Open Portfolio

Click the Portfolio tab.

Edit Project

Edit Project

Locate the project you want to add a photo to. Click the Options icon [1] and then click the Edit link [2].

Find Photo

Find Photo

To upload a photo saved on your device, click the Upload files link [1] and select the file.

To import a photo from a linked social media account, such as Facebook or Instagram, or search the web for a photo, click the More options link [2].

Select Photo

Select Photo

Click any icon to import a photo from that provider [1] or search the web [2]. Click the photo you would like to import [3].

Upload Photo

Upload Photo

When you have selected all the photos you would like to import, click the Upload button.

View Photo

View Photo

The uploaded photo will display in the Attachments section. To edit the photo details, click the Edit icon [1]. To delete the photo, click the Delete icon [2].

Edit Photo

In the Edit window, you can edit the photo's title [1], caption [2], and alt text [3]. To use the photo as the cover photo for your project, select the Use as cover photo checkbox [4].

When you have made all your edits, click the Done button [5] to save your changes.

Arrange Attachments

Arrange Attachments

If you have multiple attachments in your project, you can rearrange the attachments. Hover over an attachment and click to drag and drop the attachment.

Save Changes

Save Changes

To see how the photo will display in your project, click the Preview button [1]. If you are ready to publish your updates, click the Save Changes button [2].

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