Methods to Upload Content – xAPI & SCORM

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GrassBlade xAPI Companion is one of the best plugins to upload xAPI and SCORM Content on WordPress website. If the plugin is not installed follow this installation guide.

GrassBlade xAPI Companion plugin provides multiple ways to upload your xAPI or SCORM based content (.zip files) on WordPress.

Before uploading your content on WordPress please read our best export settings guide for different authoring tools.

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

Our plugin has the following ways to upload your content:

  1. Direct Upload Method
  2. Video File Upload and Links
  3. Dropbox Import Method
  4. Bulk Upload Method
  5. Upload Via FTP

Let’s check them out.

Direct Upload Method

Step 1:
Go To your WordPress Dashboard (wp-admin) > xAPI Content > Click Add New.

Step 2:
Scroll down to xAPI Content Details section, click Choose a File to select your content .zip file.

Step 3:
Click the Update button to upload the content.

You have successfully uploaded your xAPI or SCORM Content on WordPress site.

You can either enable “I want to show this content on this page” or, add the content on any other page, post, lesson, topic or quiz.

Read: How to Add xAPI Content on Post, Lesson, or Quiz?

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.

GrassBlade xAPI Companion allows uploading video files on your server, you can also use Vimeo and YouTube video URL to use them as xAPI Content.

It will work as xAPI Content and you can get advanced video tracking in learning record store.

To upload or use YouTube or Vimeo video as xAPI Content follow the given steps:

Step 1:
Copy video URL from YouTube or Vimeo.

Step 2:
Go to WordPress dashboard > xAPI Content > Add New

Step 3:
Scroll down to xAPI Content Details section, Select Video tab from the upload section.

Step 4:
Select Choose File option to upload or enter Video URL.

Step 5:
Click the Update button to publish.

Currently, 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 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 enabled content on the WordPress website. If you’re having any problem in upload please refer to this article: Error in Upload xAPI Content.

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