How do I add an External App that creates a Rich Content Editor button?

If an external app is configured for the Rich Content Editor, it will appear in the Rich Content Editor for use throughout your course.

Verify App

Before you configure the app you will need to verify that the app can become a Rich Content Editor button by visiting the Edu App Center (External Tools). Click the app to view more information.

Learn how to configure an external app in Canvas.

You may also be able to verify an app location directly within the App Center. Look for the Extension heading within the app description.

Note: Not all apps within the App Center display the extension location(s).

View Configured App

View the configured app. Verify the editor button has been configured.

Open Pages

Open Pages

In Course Navigation, click the Pages link.

Edit Pages

Edit Pages

After selecting or creating a new a page, click the Edit button.

View New Button

View New Button

View the new Rich Content Editor button.

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