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How do I add a module to a particular course?

Q. How do I add a module to a particular course?

A. The Certification path contains Courses, The courses contain Lessons, the lessons contain questions.

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Go to the Extensions Tab.

On the left, you will see the installed extensions.

Under Translator, you will see a menu item, Config.

Select it.

In the page that opens, enter your Google Translate API key, which you can generate here:


  • Go to this page and click the Create Project button.
  • Enter the name for your project.

Once saved, you will see a table with all your google projects listed.

Click the name of the project that you just created to open it's pages.

On the left, you will now see the Credentials page.

Here, you can generate the keys that you will need to use.

You can test your new key using this url:



How to add users to the system.
  There are many ways to ad users to the system.
They can manually registere themselves via joomla, Jomsocial, communityBuilder, Easy Social, the methods are limitless.
You as admin can import the users into the system too.
The users once logged in, can go to the purchase Certification Paths page and if the CP is Free, they just click ADD. If it's paid, they click Pay and go through the checkout process.
Also, in the admin area, you can go to the CP manager page, edit the CP, and then select the users you want to add to the CP.
A feature that we recently added to the CP edit page is that you can select a GROUP of users and add them.
So, that means, if you have users from one company, you create a joomla user group and import them into it.
Then when you edit the CP that you want that group of users to use, you simply select that group, then select all the users in that specific group.
In this way, you can setup groups per company or school, so that they each have access to a different CP.
How do I set file storage and default location?

Q. How do I set file storage and default location?

A. You set the locations in the admin of the Media Manager extension that you can find in the Extensions tab of the component.These settings will effect all of our components EXCEPT the storage location of SCORM files.

Can I randomly pull 35 questions out of the 70 in the lesson?


They have an exam that contains 70 questions, but they want the exam to randomly pull 35 questions out of the 70 questions created. Does this tool accommodate this type of function?
In the lesson configuration, we have an option called Blocks.
What you do,is you change the ordering of your questions and group the similar questions all together.
You then Select the similar ones, and use the options to create a block of questions.
Here, you can specify how many questions from the block will be displayed and the point value for them.
Be sure to set the question ordering before you create your blocks. It can be tedious to remove a block then re order the questions and add the block again, with the new question added.
The questions will show in the order specified in the ordering.


How to create a certification path with scorm module in less than 5 minutes.

Q. How canI quickly create a certification path for a SCORM module.

A. Lets start from the beginning.

1. Go to the start tab and Click the Open Create link in the left menu.

Then select the Creation Wizard.

2. Fillout the lesson details form and ensure that you select the Lesson Type as SCORM.

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3. Select select your category. If the list is empty, click the button to add a category and you will see a popup where you can dynamically add the new category.

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4. Select the Teacher and asistant for the lesson. If these users haven't been created yet, then you can click the Create links to the right of the input fields. This will open the user manager in a new tab of your browser where you can create the new user account.  Ensure that you go to the Second tab and assign the new user to the correct group. IE Teachers or Assistants.

When you have saved the user accounts. Come back to the wizard and click the refresh link.

Now select your teacher and Assistant for the new lesson.

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5. If you have the feedback component installed and configured, you can select a feedback form where the student can use to provide feedback about the lesson once completed.  This is not a required field. It is optional.

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Click Next to go to the next page of the Wizard.

On Step 2 of the wizard, you will see the configuration page for the lesson.

This page controlls how the lesson will appear and when.

In SCORM lessons, many of the fields here will have no effect, so are unnecessary.

The field "Pass Marks %" is needed for reporting purposes and calculating succesful completion of the lesson.

With this field filled out, you can continue to the next Step of the wizard.

On the next step, again, most fields have no effect on a SCORM lesson.

If you want to provide the student with a certificate on completion of this ONE lesson, then here you can select a pre uploaded certificate that they will be awarded on completion.

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Continue to the next step of the wizard.

This is the final step for SCORM lessons.

Here you are creating the certification path that will be first visible in the front end.

Please note that the Server is in a different timezone, the Certification Path may not show immediately, so you will need to take this into account when selecting the Start Date.  To be sure, if you want the Certificaiton path to show immediately so that you can test it, then select yesterdays date as the start date.

The Cost field is how much the user will pay to access the Certification Path. If you set it as 0.00 then it will show as Free in the front end.faq scorm 6

On this page, you need to select FINISH.

Once you are finished, you will be taken to the Lesson Content tab where you can upload your scorm module.

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Once you have saved this, you should immediately see your lesson in the Front end of the site as available for purchase.

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How many steps will they go through using your extension?


When a user comes to our site to sign up for an exam, we want to make this a seamless process. How many steps will they go through using your extension to do the following: Select an exam on the main Training page to go right into the exam?
Once the user has registered on yoru site, through whatever means you take. The process is very simple... but let me give you some pre setup info first.
With the LMS system, you can create menu items containing links to any number of different certification paths. So, for example, if you have users in "Joomla user Group A" that you want to see only a select selection of Certification Paths, then you setup the menu item and set the joomla permissions for the menu item to Group A in the permissions setting.  This way, only users that are assigned to the Group A joomla group will see the menu item and hence only they will see the Certification Paths that you want them to.
If you are going to create the users your self or via some import functionality, you should be able to find a way to add them to the group. Other than that, if the user is registering manually themselves on the site then this process itself is not linked to the LMS in any way.
Once the user is registered, they will select a menu item that you set up where they will see the set of Certification Paths that you make available to them.
If the Certification paths are FREE, they will see the word Free and and add button.
If the Certification paths have a price, then they will see the price, and a selector so that the user can choose which payment method to choose from.
Additionally, if they have a promocode, and you've configured the Certification Path to allow a promocode, then they will also see the promocode input field.
The user makes their payment via paypal for example and is returned to the site where they will now see a menu item that will link them to "Their Purchased Certification Paths". You can create this menu or use our Learning Center module.
When the payment is marked as Successful, the user is added to the Joomla Students user Group.
The process is very quick.  I'm just very long winded trying to carefully explain it without any confusion.
When the user clicks on the My Certification Paths menu item, they will see their purchases.
They can then click on the Cerrification path, then Course, and Click the Start Lesson link.
You can see and test all of this on our demo site.
If you would like access to test this, please let me know.


How to create Teachers and Assistants

How do you add a teacher or assistant in Joomla LMS KING?

You can do it from the creation wizard as you create your content.

Or, you can go to the Joomla user manager and add the new user, on the permissions tab, add the user to the Teachers or Assistants group.

These groups would have been created during install.

How to I add a new lesson to an existing Certification Path?

Q. How to I add a new lesson to an existing Certification Path?

A.  Well firstly you sholdn't modify a course that has already started and students have already responded to lessons. You can corrupt data.

You should clear all the user data for that Certification path first.

To add a new lesson, you can go to the Manage tab, in the Lesson Manager and add a new lesson from there.

Alternatively you can go to the creation wizard and add the lesson there. However, it's advisable to use the manage tab.

Once you have added your new lesson, you should activate it.

You can activate it via the selector to the right of the tabs.

In Manage Certification Paths, status says Warning

If you are having problems determining why your Certification Paths are not visible in the front end then you should go to the Certification Paths manager in the admin area.


Mouseover the Warning message and you will see our hidden diagnostics checker.

This image tells me that there is a lesson unpublished.

So, lets go to lesson manager and see it's configuration.

Select the lesson in question and click the configure button.

This will take you to the configure page.


As you can see here, When creating the lesson itself, the option to Make the exam visible was not selected.

This is the option for publishing the Lesson itself.

Check the Option and Save.

Now in the Certification Paths Manager, we can see the Certification Path is Visible in the front of the site.






How to I enable the payment system in LMS King?

To enable the payment system in LMS King, you should follow these steps.

1. Install the Payment plugin that you need to use.

If you have the lite version, Payment plugins won't work. If you have the Professional version, please just email us and tell us which payment plugin you want from our list of completed ones and we'll email it to you.



2. Publish and configure the payment plugin.(Use the filter to select the lmsgateways group)


3. Edit your Certification Path and set a price greater than 0.00


4. Now, on the Purchase Certification Paths page, you will see the selector for payment processor.


How do I edit my questions once I've added them.

Q. How do I edit my questions once I have added them.

A. On the Lesson Content tab, this is where you create your questions.

If you scroll down, you will see in the footer section of the page, ALL of the questions in that currently selected lesson.

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If you click on the icon in the second colum, you will see a context menu. Here you can select Edit.  Once selected, the question will appear in the main area above for editing.


How do you get certificates to be awarded?

These are the main points for certificates:
1. Lesson types must be exam/quiz
2. For all questions 'point' value is a must
3. All courses must assign certificates
4. CP also must assign Certificates
5. Each Lesson pass % must be assigned in lesson config.

How do I log out of the site?

There is no need to log out of the site.

When your session expires or you clear your browser cookies, you will be logged out of the site.

Alternatively, you can select Logout from the My Account menu.

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