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Canvas and Adding an Icon to a Link

For this installment of “How to Canvas” let’s look at a way to focus attention on a hyperlink in your course. As the saying goes, “a picture is worth a thousand words.” But sometimes what you really want is to simply say “hey, look over here!” To help draw student attention to important links, consider adding a simple picture onto your Canvas page.

Now keep in mind that this technique does require making changes using the HTML Editor. You can see all the steps in this process detailed in a PDF document, or watch the video below for an example:

To see a list of which icons are available in Canvas, take a look at this big list of Instructure Icons.

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