You can create a Page in Canvas in much the same way you would add a file.
To create a page in Canvas on the Units page, complete the following steps.
- Once a Unit has been created in your
module, click the + icon
on the right side of the module tab to
open up the Add Item panel.
- Select Page from the drop-down
list and then click [Create Page] from the
- Enter a name in the Page Name text field and click Add item to complete the process. If the page
was created successfully the link
should appear under the chosen
- Click on the page link, then click Edit to open the page
editor. The page editor includes the
option to rename
the page and a Rich Content Editor (by
default) and additional options to add
images and links (if previously
stored in your module).
Note: If no pages have been created yet then no additional options will appear below.
Note: Remember to toggle the publish button (the green and white tick or the gray "no access" sign) to make visible/not visible to students.
To create a page in Canvas on the Pages section, complete the following steps.
- In Module Navigation, click Pages. Here you will see
all the pages you
have created. This includes
pages, unpublished pages and
and unlisted pages.
- Click + Page to go to the
editor. Enter a page title and add content to the page in the Rich Content Editor.
happy with the look of the page
click Save or Save &
- To add this page to your desired unit, go back to the Units section of your
module. On your selected unit, click
the + icon to bring up the Add
- Select Page from the drop-down list and then click the page you
previously created from the list of options. Click Add
item. The new page now appears underneath any
pages you previously added to the module.
Note: To ensure that students see only what you want them to see, make sure that the ones you want have a green and white tick next to them and the pages you don't want have a gray no access sign next to them. You toggle these on or off at any time by clicking on each respective icon.
- Remember to toggle the
publish icon if you want the page to appear to
- You can rearrange these pages as you wish and
edit them by clicking on the page and going
into edit mode.
Using the Rich Content Editor
Canvas has a powerful, content editor available for creating new content. In addition to pages, the Rich Content Editor is used in features like Announcements, Assignments, Discussions, Pages, Quizzes, and Syllabus. Additionally, the Rich Content Editor supports embedding any video content, math formula, and other rich media.
The Rich Content Editor consists of  a Rich Text Editor and,  a HTML Editor (recommended only for users with html & css experience).
The in the new Rich Content Editor, the Content Selector no longer appear in the right hand side. To add materials like External Links, Assignments, Images, media and documents click on the Links panel in the top toolbar of the editor, select Module Links from the dropdown which will open an Add panel on the right. From here select whichever materials you want to add by clicking on its heading.
Note: This method also applies to adding images, media, and documents. These options can located on right of the Links option in the New Rich Content Editor Toolbar .
Content Selector, which is displayed in the sidebar any time the Rich Content Editor is open.
If you would like to find out more about creating pages and adding content you can find further links and tutorials at the link below.