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Custom Browser Search Engines for Canvas

This guide will help you setup searching shortcuts in Chrome and Firefox for finding Canvas users and courses or going directly to them using the canvas ID. Both browsers allow you to use a keyword e...

02-05-2019

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Generating user registration and password reset URLs

Does anyone know of a way to generate a user registration URL or a password reset URL through the API? For the registration URLs, we are trying to find a way to create a user and allow them to set th...

09-27-2018

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PayPal Payment Gateway Experiences

Hey everybody, I am reaching out to those in the Catalog community that use PayPal as their primary gateway to get their experience with PayPal as a payment gateway. We are in the proces...

02-15-2018

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High number of random log outs on CAS

Hi all, Recently we have been getting a higher than normal amount of users getting logged out (getting kicked out of Canvas unexpectedly even when active), of Canvas at random intervals if they lo...

08-29-2017

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Using FFT Canvas to track scout rank advancement

I have been a 11 year-old scout leader for almost 2 years now and have been looking for an easier way to track what my scouts have accomplished along their pathway to rank advancement. I have looked ...

11-02-2016

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Sections to Groups Script

From a related post I was tagged in, the question was asked how to automatically create groups based off of sections in a course, Automatic Group creation for students in same section​. I took some t...

10-26-2016

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Create a Python Config File for API Scripts

A best practice you should adopt is storing sensitive information used in scripts in config files rather than directly in the scripts. This helps ensure a few important things: It is easier for you...

10-18-2016

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External blog post as community blog post

If we have our own blog is it okay to publish a community blog entry with a link to the corresponding personal blog post, or even copy and paste the blog post? I have a few blog posts I want to write...

10-18-2016

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Firewall or spam issues with email notifications?

I was wondering if anyone has had any confirmed issues with notifications being blocked by a firewall or spam filter on the user's side? I have a case where a user is not getting any email notificati...

09-22-2016

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LMB XML import erorr

I have been running manual XML based batches from the Banner LMB integration for the past few years and I have been getting similar errors to this: import file: courses.csv, error message: unknown ...

09-06-2016

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Kaltura Playlists or Multiple Galleries in Canvas

For all you that have the Kaltura LTI tool, do you know if it is possible to turn on playlist creation in My Media or Media Gallery? I have been trying a bunch of different combinations of settings i...

08-23-2016

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Course Archive Process

TL;DR version: We need to have a way to archive courses (in batch and individually), so that its hidden from everything.   Long version: At USU we are about to start our 15th semester on Can...

01-07-2016

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Storing Custom Data

So for the past few years I have seen the custom data API that is attached to a user's account: https://canvas.instructure.com/doc/api/users.html#method.custom_data.set_data. This seems like it could...

09-17-2015

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Implementing Captioning with Kaltura and Canvas

Learn how USU implemented media management strategies to facilitate the captioning and distribution of course content using Kaltura and Canvas. We will share our experiences and pain points as we hav...

05-19-2015

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Handling Pagination

Since there are so many of us who use the APIs with a variety of languages and or libraries I am curious how everyone handles pagination with large GET requests? It seems that this has been a hurdle ...

04-27-2015

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I am the Canvas administrator and manage the administration, support, and training for many of the educational tools on campus.
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