How do I add an image to a course card in the Dashboard?
If your institution allows, you can upload an image to display behind the course card in the Canvas Dashboard. Accepted images include JPG, JPEG, GIF, and PNG files.
Images can also be added from Unsplash. All images from Unsplash are licensed under the Unsplash License.
When added to a course, images display behind a color overlay in the course card. The overlay color is a user setting defined individually by each user in the Dashboard. Although the color overlay can be completely removed by a user, best practice is to use an image that can display well behind a variety of colors.
Open Course Settings
In Course Navigation, click the Settings link.
Open Course Details
Click the Course Details tab.
Click the Choose Image button.
To upload your own image, drag and drop your image into the Upload Image section. Or, to browse your computer and locate an image, click the Upload Image section.
Images will automatically upload, but larger images may take a few seconds to process. The image will be centered, so if the width of the image exceeds the recommended width, the sides of the image will be cut off.
To use an image from Unsplash, click the Unsplash tab . Enter a search term in the Search field . Search results display all related images and may include more than one page.
When you've found an image you want to use, click the image .
Note: Canvas uses safe search filters provided by Unsplash. You can read more about the Unsplash content policy on their Terms page.
View the image as it will be shown in the Dashboard course card.
To manage the image, click the Options icon . To change the image and select a new one, click the Change image option . To remove the image completely, click the Remove image option .
Update Course Details
Click the Update Course Details button.