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This lesson applies to users at institutions that have enabled the Canvas for Elementary user interface.
If your institution allows, you can upload an image to display within the course card in the Homeroom and a subject banner image on the subject's home page.
Accepted image types include JPG, JPEG, GIF, and PNG files. Subject card and banner images can also be added from Unsplash. All images from Unsplash are licensed under the Unsplash License.
When uploading a subject card image, it's recommended to use images approximately 262 pixels wide by 146 pixels high.
Banner images are cropped to a 5:1 aspect ratio. It's recommended to use images at least 100 pixels high.
Note: If a banner image is not set, the home page uses the card image. If a card image has not been set, the banner displays the course color.
From the subject, click the Manage Subject button.
The Settings page displays . Click the Course Details tab .
To add a card image, click the Card Image Choose Image button .
To add a banner image, click the Wide Banner Image Choose Image button .
To upload your own image, drag and drop your image into the Upload Image section. Or, to browse your computer and locate an image, click the Upload Image section .
Subject card images are recommended to be approximately 262 pixels wide by 146 pixels high. When uploaded, subject card images are centered and cut to the recommended width.
Banner images are cropped to a 5:1 aspect ratio when added. It's recommended to use images at least 100 pixels high.
To use an image from Unsplash, click the Unsplash tab . Enter a search term in the Search field . Search results display all related images and may include more than one page.
To use an image, click the image .
Note: Canvas uses safe search filters provided by Unsplash. You can read more about the Unsplash content policy on their Terms page.
Any image added to the card image or banner image displays.
To manage an image, click the image's Options icon . To change the image and select a new one, click the Choose image option . To remove the image completely, click the Remove image option .
To save your changes, click the Update Course Details button.
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