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. 


Open Settings

Open Settings


In Course Navigation, click the Settings link.

Open Apps

Open Apps


Click the Apps tab.

View App Configurations

View App Configurations


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

Add New App

Add New App


Click the Add App button.

Set Configuration Type

Set Configuration Type


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

Add App Details

Add App Details


Enter the name of the app in the Name field [1]. Enter the consumer key in the Consumer Key field [2] and the shared secret in the Shared Secretfield [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 Configuration URL

Add Configuration URL


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


Click the Submit button [2].

Verify App

Verify App


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