Methods to Upload Content – xAPI, cmi5 & SCORM

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GrassBlade xAPI Companion plugin supports multiple ways to upload your HTML5, xAPI, cmi5, SCORM, or Video Content on WordPress.

  1. Direct Upload (HTML5, xAPI, cmi5 and SCORM Content)
  2. Video File Upload and URLs
  3. Dropbox Import
  4. Bulk Upload
  5. Upload via FTP

Recommended Package Settings:

If you’re using one of these authoring tools, then you must checkout recommended export settings for better reporting.

  1. Articulate Storyline 360
  2. Articulate Rise 360
  3. Captivate 2019
  4. iSpring Suite

Direct Upload Method

Follow the same process for HTML5, SCORM & cmi5 content packages. H5P users follow this article.

Step 1:
Go to WordPress Dashboard > xAPI Content.

Step 2:
Click the Add New button.

Step 3:
Scroll down to xAPI Content Details section, click Choose a File to select your content .zip file.

Step 4:
Click the Publish button to save the content.

You have successfully uploaded your content on WordPress site.

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Note: Direct Upload method may not work for large files if your server has restricted upload limits.

You can use the FTP or Dropbox method to import large files or follow a few other methods supported by GrassBlade xAPI Companion.

Next Step:

  1. Use/Add Content on any Page, Lesson or Quiz

GrassBlade xAPI Companion support multiple video formats (MP4, HLS (.m3u8), MPEG Dash (.mpd)) including YouTube and Vimeo videos too. MP3 format is also supported with advanced reporting and powerful security.

Read More: Adding Videos – Advanced Video Tracking

Dropbox Method

Our Plugin supports the Dropbox method to upload big course files if you have some big course files to upload. This method will be best for you. It will require your DropBox app key to authenticate and fetch content.

Read More: Dropbox upload for large xAPI Content packages

Bulk Upload

If you have some big and many files to upload, you can do it in an easy manner. Our plugin has bulk file upload method support. You can follow this guide to Bulk Upload and Configure multiple xAPI Content.

Upload via FTP

GrassBlade xAPI Companion also supports content uploaded via FTP, if you have the support of FTP. Read this guide: Uploading content by FTP

Our plugin provides these best and easy methods to upload and publish xAPI, SCORM, Video content on the WordPress website.

If you’re having any problem in upload please refer to this article: Error in Upload xAPI Content. Also feel free to contact us.

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