Enabling Badgr in the Navigation Menu

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Badgr is integrated into the Canvas system for all users. It needs to be turned on in the Canvas site where it will be used. To enable Badgr in a Canvas site:

  1. Log in to Canvas and go to the Canvas site where you want to use Badgr.
  2. Select Settings in the course navigation menu.
    settings button
    Figure 1: Select the three vertical dots and select Enable from the pop-up menu.
  3. Select the Navigation tab.
    navigation tab in course settings
    Figure 2: Select the Navigation tab.
  4. Scroll to the bottom section of the page and locate the Badges button.
  5. Select the three vertical dots at the end of the Badges button and select Enable from the pop-up menu. The button will jump to the top section of buttons that are currently enabled in the site.
    enable button for badges option
    Figure 3: Select the three vertical dots and select Enable from the pop-up menu.
  6. Optionally, drag the button to the desired location in the menu list.
  7. Scroll to the bottom of the page and select Save.
  8. The Badges button is now visible in the course navigation menu.

Continue setting up Badges in your Canvas site, see the Badgr knowledge-base article, "Creating badges as an issuer in Badgr".


Modified on: Wed, May 18, 2022 at 10:35 AM

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