System Administrators in Absorb have the ability to change certain settings at a portal wide level.
To access these settings, go to your Admin dashboard. Then select the Settings icon () at the upper right side of your screen to view and select the Portal Settings option.
The following are the settings are available to System Admins through Portal Settings:
Main Contact Information ( ex: LMS and Company Name, Contact email, address etc)
BCC Email: This email will get copied on all system emails
Enable Custom SMTP: Click here to learn more about Custom SMTP
Enable Sessions for Instructor Led Courses: Enables the ability to add recurring classes for sessions and to automatically add events to calendars for session - this must be enable for virtual classroom integrations
Enable Google Calendar Session Emails: Enables the ability to include links to create Google Calendar events in Session enrollment emails
Enable Mobile App: Click here to read more about this app
Google Analytics: Enter your google analytics ID to track visits to your LMS
Enable Learner Idle Timeout Settings: Enables the ability to set a timeout to automatically logout a learner after a period of inactivity
Enable Google Tag Manager:Turning this on will enable the ability to add Google Tag Manager.
Absorb Infuse Whitelist: Only the specified domains will be allowed to embed LMS course content
Enable Updated 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
On Login Course: Turning this ON requires that all learners must complete this course before accessing the rest of the LMS - availability rules associated with the course will be ignored
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. Turning this on allows Admins the option to also turn on Email Whitelist which only users with email addresses with the specific domains will be allowed login
This page allows you to make custom fields to use throughout the system (ex: Franchise Number, Role)
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.
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
Tooltips: Options allow Admin to enable tooltips not available in a given language to display in English rather than no tooltip ( or hide links within all tooltips
Default Certificate Url: Add the default certificate for courses
Default Time Zone
Default Leaderboard Points Value: Defines the points value awarded to learners upon completing Online Courses, Curricula, Instructor Led Courses, Competencies and Comments submitted. Changes to values do not affect points that have already been awarded.
Default Course Images: Add default images and thumbnails for courses