Portal Setting Options- System Administrators

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Note: The pink section of this article applies specifically to portals that have upgraded to the New Learner Experience.

System Administrators in Absorb have the ability to change certain settings at a portal wide level. 

The following are the settings that are available to System Admins: 

Info

Main Contact Information ( ex: LMS and Company Name, Contact email, address etc)

BCC Email: This email will get copied on all system emails

Enable Google Calendar Session Emails: Enable the ability to include links to create Google Calendar events in Session enrollment emails

Enable Offline Player App: Click here to read more about this app 

Google Analytics: Enter your google analytics ID to track visits to your LMS

Users

Enable New Learner Experience For All Learners: Turning this on will redirect learners to the New Learner Experience rather than displaying the existing learner interface

Force New Learner Password Change: Force learners to change their password on first login

Mandatory Course: All learners must complete this course before accessing the rest of the LMS.

Require First Use Terms & Conditions: Force learners to accept terms and conditions on first login after setting terms and conditions. Note: In the New Learner Experience this option is gone from Portal Settings and can instead be set via Settings under Manage Templates. 

New Users Are Required To Validate Their Email: Learners who sign up using an enrollment key are unable to login until they validate their email address

User Profile

This page sets the user profile fields used throughout the system ( ex: username, email, job title etc.)
 
Optional: Editable and visible but not required
Required: Must be included for all users
Hidden: Ability to store values not visible to the user
Read Only: Visible but not editable
Custom Regex: A regular expression to set a certain pattern that the learner input must meet to be considered valid
 

Custom Field

This page allows you to make custom fields to use throughout the system (ex: Franchise Number, Role)

Optional: Editable and visible but not required
Required: Must be included for all users
Hidden: Ability to store values not visible to the user
Read Only: Visible but not editable
Custom Regex: A regular expression to set a certain pattern that the learner input must meet to be considered valid
 

Default Evaluation

This page allows you to set default evaluation questions for your portal. While you can still edit the Evaluations at the course level, this page allows you to set the standard evaluation. 

Defaults

Default Language

Available Languages (always includes English): This language is not supported in the Absorb Admin UI. This language can only be displayed on the Absorb Learner UI

Report Date Format: Set the date format that you want reports to display in (ex: YYYY-MM-DD)

Default Certificate Url: Add the default certificate for courses

Default Time Zone

Default Course Images: Add default images and thumbnails for courses

 

 

 

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