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How do I create a blog post in the Canvas Community?

How do I create a blog post in the Canvas Community?

Blogging is one form of content sharing in the Canvas Community. Posts are meant to share personal experiences with Canvas and offer insights from your unique perspective.

Community members can post content in a blog in a Group Hub blog or their own personal user blog.

Tips

Posting content in the Canvas Community is a great way to organize your thoughts and share your expertise.

  • Determine where you want the blog post to reside. Please do not create duplicate posts in multiple groups.
  • Think about the topic and ways it can benefit other users.

View Group Hub

All community members can contribute blog posts to members-only groups, as long as they are members of that group.

Note: Some private or secret groups may not have the blogging tool enabled.

Write a Blog Post

Write a Blog Post

On the group hub's home page, select the Start a topic drop-down [1]. Then click the Write a blog post option [2].

Add Content

Add Content

You can add the following to your blog post:

  • Subject [1]
  • Teaser [2]
  • Body [3]
  • Attachments [4]
  • Labels [5]
  • Tags [6]
  • Cover Photo [7]

Select Settings

Select Settings

You can select the following settings:

  • Email me when someone replies [1]
  • Do not allow anyone to tag this article [2]
  • Do not allow anyone to give kudos to this article [3]

Publish Blog Post

Publish Blog Post

You can schedule when your blog post is published [1].

To immediately publish your blog post, click the Post button [2].

If you want save your work and continue writing, click the Save Draft button [3].

These comments are posted to the global Canvas Community,

NOT your Canvas course.

  • Have a question about using Canvas? Visit the Q&A page.
  • Have an idea to improve Canvas? Visit the Idea Conversations space.
  • Need to reply to a course discussion? Log in to your Canvas course and add your comment there (Tip: Visit your school's website to log in to Canvas).
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