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Canvas Catalog Release Notes (2015-05-13)

Canvas Catalog Release Notes (2015-05-13)

In this Catalog release, users can view start dates in programs when an associated course requirement includes a start and end date. This release also includes minor design adjustments to the Dashboard and Manage Catalog pages.

Canvas Catalog is an all-in-one learning solution that integrates with the Canvas LMS as a course registration system, payment gateway, and learning platform. Learn more about Canvas Catalog.

  New Features

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Program Start Dates

When a program includes a course that has a start date, the start date appears for the program. Start dates appear for a listing on the catalog, on individual program pages, and in the email notifications when a user enrolls in a program.

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  Updated Features

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Course Catalog

Full Course Description Heading

On the individual listing page, the Full Course Description heading has been removed. However, the heading can still be read by screen readers.

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Dashboard

Catalog Elements

On the dashboard, if a catalog listing includes a logo, the logo is left-aligned below the course or program description.


The action buttons for each listing have also been left-aligned below the description. Action buttons include Begin Course, Resume Course, and Review Course. If the listing also includes a logo, the action buttons appear below the logo.

Dashboard-Logo-and-Button.png

Manage Catalogs

Country Code

On the subcatalog page, the country code text entry field has been changed to a drop-down menu. This change helps users confirm their country without having to manually enter the country code. By default, the country is set to the United States.

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  Other Updates

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Payment Processing Enhancements

Catalog also includes enhancements for payment processors, including an improved workflow to payment gateway providers and additional backend support for more accurate logging and reporting.

Version history
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Last update:
‎05-13-2015 01:29 PM
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