Embedding Images in Canvas

1

In Canvas, create a new page or edit an existing page

 
2

Click where you want to insert the image in the content

 
3

On the Rich Content Editor, click the Upload Image button

upload image icon in tool bar

 
4

Drag your image into the Upload Image box, or click in the box and locate the image on your computer

upload image preview

 
5

Describe the image in the Alt Text under the Attributes section

This feature is used for accessibility purposes. It helps people who use screen readers to know what the image is. 

image alt text example

 
6

Click Submit

 
7

Continue editing your page with any other additional information, then click Save & Publish


Video Tutorial

This short video will walk you through the process of uploading an image to a page in your Canvas course.