Setup Guides

Deployment Guide LTI 1.1


This document shows how to add Annoto as an LTI activity to your OpenEdx environment.

Enable LTI Consumer In Studio

You can enable the LTI xblock in studio through the advanced settings:
  1. 1.
    From the main page of a specific course, click ​Settings->Advanced Settings in the top menu.
  2. 2.
    Check for the Advanced Module List policy key, and add "lti_consumer" in the policy value list.
" lti_consumer",
3. In “LTI Passports “, Add value "annoto-auth:<annoto_client_id>:<annoto_client_secret>" to LTI Passports list, fill in “annoto-auth:” and then ClientID and Secret, separated by punctuation.
These ClientID and shared secret are provided by Annoto, If you do not have this information, please contact us at: [email protected]
For example:
As seen in the image below:
4. Click on the Save changes button.

Adding ANNOTO LTI Activity

Once the lti_consumer module was added to the Course, it should be added to the course unit, using the following steps:
  1. 1.
    On the Course Outline page, open the unit in which you want to add Annoto:
2. Under Add New Component, click ​Advanced​, and then select ​LTI Consumer​.
3. Click Edit and then change LTI Consumer settings as you prefer:

Annoto LTI Activity Settings

Set the following fields as follows :
  1. 1.
    Display Name : Annoto LTI Activity (Or any name you like)
  2. 2.
    LTI ID : annoto-auth
  3. 3.
    LTI URL:
    Note: If you are not sure what deployment to use please contact us at Annoto Support
  4. 4.
    Custom Parameters:
    • nn_ptype - Player type (vimeo, wistia, youtube, videojs, html5, jwplayer etc.)
    • nn_v - Video Source ID
Inline Link: ....src=""...
Popover embed: ...src=""....
  1. 5.
    LTI Launch Target: Inline
  2. 6.
    Request user's email : True
  3. 7.
    Request user's username: True
  4. 8.
    Save the changes you made.
  5. 9.
    In order for the changes to go live, don’t forget to publish the unit:
Click on view live version:


If you need any additional information or have any questions, please contact us at Annoto Support

Last but not least

To learn more about Annoto’s capabilities, visit our Annoto’s Guide.