Canvas Release Notes January 2021
Instructure, the parent company of Canvas, releases Canvas upgrades the third Saturday of the month along with Release Notes. Read highlights from the January 16, 2021, Release Notes below.
Push Notification Types End of Life
- A number of events that trigger a push notification to mobile app users have been deprecated.
- Instructure made this decision in an effort to streamline Canvas push notifications. Read more background on Streamlining Canvas Push Notifications from the product team blog post.
- See a full list of Canvas Push Notification Deprecated 1/16/21
Feature Option Management
- The buttons to manage feature flags at the account, course, and user levels have been updated in design and functionality. The design now matches the Permissions management user interface.
- Permissions that can be altered at the sub-account, course or user level are updated using the Enabled/Disabled function.