Recovering deleted course items in Canvas

by | Nov 22, 2017 | Canvas tips, Canvas updates

During the Learn Do Share 2017 event, Sally Eberhard shared some Canvas tips and tricks. Here is one them:

Every Canvas course has a hidden page which stores a list of deleted items from the course – a bit like the Recycle Bin on your desktop computer. However, not everything is recoverable.

To access deleted course items:

  1. You’ll need to enter the original course link in the web address bar and add “/undelete” to the end of the link eg. would be changed to
  2. From this page, locate and highlight the item you’d like to restore and click on the restore button
  3. Locate the item in your course to ensure everything looks okay before publishing.

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