Canvas@Illinois , Using the Redirect Tool

Using the Redirect Tool in a Canvas Course

The Redirect Tool can be used within your course to add external links as items to the course navigation menu.

Add the Redirect Tool to my course

  • Navigate to "Settings" > "Apps" 
  • Select the "Redirect Tool" app
  • Select "Add App"
  • Fill out the information as desired
  • Save the item
  • Refresh the page to see it in navigation

    Selecting the App 1

Selecting the App 2


Configuring the New Item


Navigation Menu with Newly Created Item


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Keywordscanvas redirect course tool   Doc ID114439
OwnerMark R.GroupUniversity of Illinois Technology Services
Created2021-10-21 12:39:36Updated2023-08-07 11:22:05
SitesUniversity of Illinois Technology Services
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