How do I configure an External App for a course using a URL?

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

Open Settings

Open Settings

Click the Settings link.

Open Apps

Open Apps

Click the Apps tab.

View App Configurations

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

Add New App

Click the Add New App button.

Add Tool Details

Add Tool 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 secret field [3]. This key and shared secret will be provided by the vendor or (if using the Edu Apps Index) 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.

Set Configuration Type

Set Configuration Type

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

Enter Configuration URL

Enter Configuration URL

Copy and paste the configuration URL in the configuration URL field [1]. Click the Submit button [2].

View App

View the External App.

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