How do I connect to Twitter as a web service in Canvas?

Canvas recently introduced a new page design called the New Canvas User Interface (UI). This lesson may include two images for specific steps to show the difference between the two designs. Unless otherwise indicated, the functionality and location of the components remain the same. The view available to you is determined by your institution.

Here you will learn how to connect to the Twitter web service in Canvas.

Open User Settings

Open User Settings

In the Help Corner, click the Settings link.

Open User Settings in New Canvas UI

Open User Settings in New Canvas UI

If you are using the New Canvas User Interface (UI), in Global Navigation, click the Account link [1], then click the Settings link [2].

Register Twitter

Register Twitter

Click the Twitter button underneath the Other Services heading.

Authorize Twitter Access

Authorize Twitter Access

Click the Authorize Twitter Access button. You will be re-directed to Twitter to verify the authorization.

Login to Twitter

Login to Twitter

Enter your username [1] and password [2] in the appropriate fields. Click the Authorize app button to connect your Twitter account to Canvas [3].

Twitter will now appear under the Registered Services heading in your Canvas settings.