Release a public app

Learn how to a release a public app to the world.
When Canva reviews and approves a public app, the app is not immediately available via the Apps Directory. You need to initiate the release process via the Developer Portal.
To release a public app:
  1. 1.
    Navigate to the app via the Developer Portal.
  2. 2.
    Click Release.
  3. 3.
    Click Release app.
When you release an app, a member of the Canva Apps team must manually add the app to the directory, which can take up to a week.
Canva has a separate Developer Portal for China. If you want to release your app in China, you must create and maintain a separate app via