Role: System Administrator

PLEASE READ FIRST: Please submit a ticket with the Canvas server's hostname (must be public) you need to register. We will then provide you with the key and secret.


One way to configure an app for a course is by using a URL.


From Canvas, use the following steps to install the app with a configuration URL.

  1. In Course Navigation, click the Settings link.

    Open Settings
    Open Settings
  2. Click the Apps tab.

    Open Apps
    Open Apps
  3. To configure an app, click the View App Configurations button.

    View App Configurations
    View App Configurations
  4. Click the Add App button.

    Add New App
    Add New App
  5. Select the Configuration Type drop-down menu and set the configuration type to By URL.

    Set Configuration Type
    Set Configuration Type
  6. Enter the name of the app in the Name field [1].
    Enter the consumer key in the Consumer Key field [2].
    Enter the shared secret in the Shared Secret field [3].

    This key and shared secret will be provided by the vendor or (if using the Edu App Center) provided by the website.

    Note: There are some apps that do not require a consumer key or shared secret, so pay attention to the configuration directions.

    Add App Details
    Add App Details
  7. In the Configuration URL field [1], enter the URL for the app. Apps are configured and recommended to be entered as secure links (HTTPS).

    myBusinessCourse Config URL: https://www.eduappcenter.com/configurations/74eyrbmxb3ae0046.xml

    Add Configuration URL
    Add Configuration URL
  8. Click the Submit button [2].

  9. If the app has already been added to the account, Canvas verifies that you still want to install the app. To continue, click the Yes, Install Tool button.

    Verify App
    Verify App

The app will now be installed in Canvas.