You can download this plugin from: (download either the tar.gz or zip file)

This plugin supports Drupal versions 7 & 8.


Step 1: Within Drupal, navigate to Manage > Extend > 'Install new module'.

Step 2: Upload the plugin file to the section 'Upload a module or theme" and click 'Install':

Step 3: Configure the Canto Environment in Drupal: Go to Manage > Configuration > Canto Connector. 

Select the Canto environment you will be connecting to:

Step 4: Next, you will need to add the Canto Connector into the toolbar of Content Editor.  Go to Configuration > Text formats. 

This can be setup for both Basic and Full HTML text formats.

 Step 5: Once in the configuration section for Basic or Full HTML, drag the Canto icon into active toolbar and save the changes:


Installation is complete!

Now you can add images from Canto:

Within your article or page setup, click the Canto icon:

Click "+ Insert Files From Canto", login with your Canto credentials, and click 'Allow':

Your Canto library has now loaded and the images can now be selected to add to your article/page:

- Here you can navigate through folders, albums, and smart albums within your library.

- The Global Search bar is available for text search.

To add a single image, click on the image box (this will take you to a preview page) and click the Confirm button:

You can add multiple images at once using multi select and clicking the  button to insert:

When you add the images, they are downloaded to the local storage and inserted into the content of the article.

The files are locally stored in your 'Public file system path' defined within Drupal:


The latest version of the plugin now supports storing images within the Media module included with Drupal 8.5 or higher.

Inserted Canto assets will now be added to the Media section.