Design Tools for Canvas: Set a Page Built with a Design Tools Template as a Course Homepage

This article shows how to make a page designed with Design Tools be the homepage in a Canvas course site. This article is one of a series of articles in the self-help guide Design Tools for Canvas: Create a Course Homepage Using a Design Tools Template.

Setting a page as a course homepage

  1. Click Pages in the course navigation menu.
  2. Click View all Pages.
  3. Find the homepage that you created in the course pages list.
  4. Click the Options icon Options icon next to the right of this page title.
  5. Select Use as Front Page in the dropdown menu.
  6. Click the Home button in the course navigation menu.
    Canvas course navigation menu with a box around Home
  7. Click Choose Home Page on the far right column of the page.
    Choose Home Page button on the right side of the homepage
  8. Click Pages Front Page (the title of your homepage should be listed next to this option).
    Choose Course Home Page options box with Pages Front Page highlighted
  9. Click Save.

The page you selected in step 5 as the Front Page should now appear every time you click the Home button on the course navigation menu.