Admin Related

Topics related to the administration and customization of Design Tools.

Can we change the institutional colors set at install?
Please visit our User Guide page "Customizing Design Tools Themes: How do I change the default colors?"
Wed, 16 Jun, 2021 at 10:50 AM
Generate New Developer Token for DesignPLUS
If required, please follow the instructions below to create a new developer token for DesignPLUS. Go to Insta...
Mon, 6 Apr, 2020 at 1:47 PM
Why are faculty and staff not seeing the templates / themes / other elements created in our Customizations course?
When DesignPLUS was installed into your Canvas instance, a Design Tools Primary Customizations course was created. It is in this course that all institution...
Mon, 8 Aug, 2022 at 8:36 AM
Our firewall is blocking the tools. Is there a URL we can whitelist?
In general, all files would be covered by a * wildcard but here are the specific domains that files will load from:
Mon, 28 Sep, 2020 at 1:42 PM
Can an institution limit the DesignPLUS themes available to its users?
Yes. Those enrolled in the Institutional Customization course, which is created during install, can easily control which themes are available at their insti...
Thu, 19 Nov, 2020 at 1:52 PM
What is an Extended Customizations Course and how do I set it up?
While a Primary Customizations course enables you to maintain customizations at the root account, Extended Customizations courses give you the ability to ma...
Tue, 19 Oct, 2021 at 1:25 PM
How can I add banner images in a customization course?
To add custom banner images for use at your institution, go to the [Banner Images] page in the Primary Customizations Course and follow the instructions on ...
Tue, 30 Nov, 2021 at 10:53 AM
How do I change the optional tool limits set during the DesignPLUS install?
In order to change the optional tool limits for DesignPLUS, you'll need to edit the JavaScript file in the Canvas theme.  To do this, follow the instru...
Mon, 20 Jun, 2022 at 9:19 AM
Can our institution develop customized themes?
You are indeed able to develop new themes as long as you and your team have advanced knowledge of JS/CSS.  On the last page in your Customizations cours...
Wed, 9 Feb, 2022 at 4:16 PM
Why did the Design Tools sidebar / styles suddenly stop loading?
Sometimes, users edit a page in Canvas and the Design Tools sidebar won't load or the Design Tools styles don't appear.  Users may even try using ...
Tue, 23 Aug, 2022 at 2:47 PM