How do I connect to LinkedIn 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 LinkedIn web service in Canvas.

Open User Settings

Open User Settings

In Global Navigation, click the Account link [1], then click the Settings link [2].

Open User Settings in Legacy UI

Open User Settings in Legacy UI

If you are using the legacy interface, in the Help Corner, click the Settings link.

Register LinkedIn

Register LinkedIn

Click the LinkedIn button underneath the Other Services heading.

Authorize LinkedIn Access

Authorize LinkedIn Access

Click the Register Your LinkedIn Account button. You will be re-directed to LinkedIn to verify the authorization.

Log in to LinkedIn

Log in to LinkedIn

Enter your email [1] and password [2] in the appropriate fields. Click the Allow access button to connect your LinkedIn account to Canvas [3].

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