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

One way to configure an app for a course is by using XML.

To learn more about configuring external apps, visit the Edu App Center.

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 Paste XML.

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 secret field [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.

Enter Configuration XML

Enter Configuration XML

Copy the XML code in the paste XML here field [1]. Click the Submit button to link the App [2].

View App

View App

View the linked App. Click the Edit icon to edit the app. Click the Trash icon to delete the app.