Creating Content Pages

You can create Content Pages that include text, multimedia, or links to web or course resources that support and enrich your course teaching. 

Creating a page in Canvas

How do I create a content page?

Editing and Deleting Pages

Edit a page at anytime after creating it. Decide whether students should be able to edit pages by modifying the option for who can edit. 

Editing a page in Canvas
Changing page editing permissions

How do I edit a content page in my course?

How do I delete a page in a course?

Former Moodle User Tip: Instructors can configure Pages in Canvas to function like Moodle wiki, allowing students to edit Pages. In the Page settings, locate the Can edit this page role selection, setting to Teachers and students. 

Setting a Front Page

The Course Home Page is the first view your students will see when they enter your course. For the Course Home Page, you can customize a page from your course Pages and have it display as the Course Home Page.

Setting a page as the front page in Canvas

How do I set a Front Page in a course?

Embedding Content within a Page

Some websites provide HTML embed code, permitting the display of the website's content directly inside Canvas. Copy the embed code, edit the page, then use the HTML editor to paste the code. 

The HTML embed option in the page editor

How do I embed a video in a page in a course?

How do I embed other media or items from an external source in a page in a course?

Viewing Page History and Restoring a Page

When you can edit course pages, you can view the page history and see the date, time, and author of any changes made to the page. Page editors can also roll back the page content to a previous version of the page. 

Viewing page history for a page

How do I view the history of a page in a course?

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