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Using Videos that Work on iPad in Axis LMS
Viewed 5972 times since Sun, Mar 31, 2013
You can create a trackable video module in your courses that will work on all devices including iPad, iPhone, Android - and pretty much any PC or MAC web browser as well. In order to do this, first make sure your video is in .mp4 format AND... Read More
Axis LMS Content Accessibility
Viewed 2528 times since Tue, Feb 12, 2013
Within Axis, online courses can be as simple or elaborate as you require. Some courses are simple and completed by a user like a shopping list - just scratch them all off as they’re completed. Others are massively elaborate; revealing... Read More
Axis LMS - Site Designer Basics
Viewed 2200 times since Wed, Mar 6, 2013
Inside your Axis LMS, there are two Site Designers. Each of which can be viewed using mobile or desktop devices. The Site Designers The Site Designer has two different Site Designers to work with. The Learning... Read More
How to Sell Your LMS Courses
Viewed 1931 times since Mon, Apr 22, 2013
Through the use of event triggers and scheduled emails paired with the selling abilities of the shopping cart, there are more ways than ever to sell your courses via your LMS. Traditional Method The simplest and most heavily used method of... Read More
Clearing Your Browser’s Cache
Viewed 1927 times since Mon, May 13, 2013
Clearing your browser’s cache can force recently changed web pages to show up properly. Each browser handles caching differently, so be sure to follow the correct steps for your particular browser. Note: If your browser version is not listed... Read More
Importing Questions into your LMS
Viewed 1878 times since Tue, Apr 2, 2013
The import question function in your Learning Management System allows you to quickly and easily import multiple choice style questions with a single correct answer into the LMS. To import questions into your system go to the Slides tab and click... Read More
Using a Microsoft Excel Document in Your Courses in Axis LMS
Viewed 1851 times since Sun, Mar 31, 2013
Using a Microsoft Excel Spreadsheet (or any other Office Document) in your courses is easy, and there are several ways to do it. Using your Excel Document as a Supporting Document Often, you will have one or more Excel Documents for your... Read More
Browser Compatibility for your LMS
Viewed 1851 times since Wed, Apr 3, 2013
Your Learning Management System is fully compatible with the most recent versions of Chrome (preferred), Edge, Firefox, and Safari. For the best user experience we recommend using the latest available version of your browser, but we support: ... Read More
Resetting Users in Axis LMS
Viewed 1806 times since Tue, Jan 14, 2014
If you offer courses that users are required to take on a regular basis, such as a licensing course or an annual ‘refresher’ course, the Axis LMS allows you to not only reset the user’s progress; but also archive their old data... Read More
Enabling Users to Set Up Learning Site Accounts in Axis LMS
Viewed 1726 times since Fri, Mar 22, 2013
If you want to enable users to set themselves up with an account on your Learning Site without first having to enroll into a course or purchase something, you can do so using a widget available on the ACCOUNT WEBSITE designer in the SITE DESIGNER. ... Read More
Creating Articles in Axis LMS
Viewed 1700 times since Wed, Mar 6, 2013
Articles enables you to create and organize articles for use with your Account Website and your Learning Portal Website. Creating and Managing Articles You access the Articles from the System tab > Site Design > Articles icon. Once... Read More
Axis LMS - Adding effects and Animations in SlidePoint
Viewed 1700 times since Fri, Aug 30, 2013
If you've imported a PowerPoint into SlidePoint, you may notice that the animations have been stripped in the process. Luckily, the SlidePoint editor has dozens of built in functions to add some animation flair to your presentation for your... Read More
Selling Multiple Courses at Once in Axis LMS
Viewed 1688 times since Wed, Apr 17, 2013
With the combination of triggers, the integrated shopping cart, and added functionality to user groups, it is easier than ever to sell multiple courses at once. To get started, you're going to need to have these items already set up: ... Read More
Uploading/Using a PDF in Axis LMS
Viewed 1676 times since Fri, Mar 29, 2013
Using a PDF in your courses is easy, and there are several ways to do it. For this article, I will talk about the two most common ways. Using your PDF as a Supporting Document Often, you will have one or more PDFs for your users to... Read More
Axis LMS User Course Tracking Variables
Viewed 1649 times since Tue, Feb 4, 2014
Inside your LMS, you have the ability to use fluctuating variables to create a more dynamic course. This is the Course Tracking Variable, and should be used carefully and with forethought. This variable is set / incremented via Event Triggers.... Read More
Adding Media to your Slides in Axis LMS
Viewed 1630 times since Wed, Feb 13, 2013
While editing a slide inside Axis LMS, you have the ability to add both audio and videos into the question text. These are both added in-line with the rest of the text, and can be replayed again by your users while viewing the slide in a report. ... Read More
Conditional Coupons in Axis LMS
Viewed 1629 times since Tue, Feb 19, 2013
While inside the Axis LMS Shopping Cart, an admin can set up coupons that only function when certain conditions are met. One of the more popular requirements is for a product to be inside the user’s cart, effectively creating a &lsquo... Read More
How to Set a Temporary Password in Axis LMS
Viewed 1622 times since Fri, Apr 19, 2013
The Temporary Password is a simple, yet powerful method to force your users to change their password. A common usage of the temporary password is when you're creating or importing users to set their password to the temporary password so that... Read More
Setting Enrollment Lengths for Courses in Axis LMS
Viewed 1610 times since Fri, Mar 22, 2013
When creating or editing courses, you can set up how long a user will be 'enrolled' in the course several different ways. Setting an Enrollment Length when User or Proctor Enrolls Edit your course (LEARNING tab > ONLINE COURSES ... Read More
Selling Online Courses
Viewed 1599 times since Tue, Dec 1, 2015
Through the use of Authorize.net and features introduced with 10.3, the Axis LMS offers you the opportunity to sell your Online Courses in a whole new way. Using (what we refer to as) Subscription Based selling, you can create a steady source... Read More
Working with Slides in Axis LMS
Viewed 1597 times since Tue, Mar 19, 2013
Slides are the backbone of almost every module type in your Axis LMS. They are used in two primary forms: informative and inquisitive. Informative slides have been largely replaced by SlidePoint, but continue to excel at providing in quiz... Read More
Email Certificates to Users When they Pass in Axis LMS
Viewed 1589 times since Fri, Feb 8, 2013
The email sent to the student upon completing a graded quiz can include a link the student can click on to view and print their certificate if they passed the quiz. By default the email should already contain this certificate placeholder at the... Read More
Staying Connected in your Axis LMS with UserConnect
Viewed 1586 times since Wed, Jan 22, 2014
Inside Axis LMS, there is a built-in user to user social network. Active users can utilize this tool to connect with other users, form concentration groups, and customize their online presence - privately within your partition. For your users... Read More
Curving Scores in Axis LMS
Viewed 1585 times since Tue, Apr 2, 2013
Video tutorial shows how to curve scores on a quiz across all users. Read More
Message Email Alert in Axis LMS
Viewed 1582 times since Fri, Feb 8, 2013
When a user initiates a message to you (not an email, but an internal message that you access via the Communicate tab > Messages), you may want to be notified via email that you have a message (or messages) waiting. This is a system-level... Read More
Branding Courses in your Axis LMS
Viewed 1574 times since Wed, Jan 15, 2014
After you’ve completed adding content to your course, you may opt to add some flair to the course. Accessing the Branding and Design icon while inside the course will give you full control of the elements you cannot access from the Page... Read More
Hiding Content in Axis LMS Courses
Viewed 1557 times since Thu, Feb 14, 2013
If you don't want your users to be able to go back to previous content, you have the ability to hide course sections using section rules. To access the section rules, head to the course page (Learning >Online Courses >Manage Courses ... Read More
LMS Support Policies
Viewed 1554 times since Wed, Apr 3, 2013
We support every version of our LMS through two mechanisms - Tech Support and Training, both which are included with every system subscription or license purchase. This page discusses what Tech Support includes. If you need Training,... Read More
Reducing Bandwidth Usage
Viewed 1554 times since Mon, Jun 10, 2013
If you're approaching your bandwidth limit, there are some practices you can put to use inside your admin partition to help cut back. The short list: Optimize your images Optimize your videos Host large resources elsewhere Don... Read More
Axis LMS Course Reports and User Reports
Viewed 1547 times since Fri, Apr 5, 2013
The two reports that you are likely to use in the Reports tab are the Course Reports and User Reports. Course Reports contain data on a Course by Course basis. Each Course is broken down further into two categories: Activity Report: which... Read More
Things to Know About Competencies in Axis LMS
Viewed 1544 times since Tue, Feb 12, 2013
Competencies enable you to create curriculum based training, where users/employees/students need to complete a series of courses in order to achieve a competency badge. Here are a handful of informational tidbits about Competencies inside Axis... Read More
Axis LMS Course Pages
Viewed 1540 times since Tue, Jan 28, 2014
When you’re creating a course inside Axis LMS, you are likely to have a multiple page course. There are tools to help you manage your pages, and brand them with your own logo and content, along with many other tools exclusive to Axis. To... Read More
Archived Reports in Axis LMS
Viewed 1521 times since Tue, Feb 12, 2013
Every user has a history outside the LMS, and while every company may not be interested in storing that data; Axis provides tools to help consolidate this data through something we refer to as "Archived Reports”. Archived Reports serve several... Read More
Adding Users in Axis LMS
Viewed 1512 times since Thu, Jan 30, 2014
If you’re adding multiple users into the Axis LMS, the most efficient go-to method is to use the built-in importer. But if you’ve opted to add users individually, you’ll find that the process of adding a user is as minimal or... Read More
Passing Content Down to Managers in Axis LMS
Viewed 1511 times since Thu, Jan 23, 2014
If you want to use Managers and Trainers to their full potential right away, you may decide to ‘lend’ them some of the content you created; or have access to. To get started passing down content, you’ll first want to make... Read More
Including Math Equations in Slides in Axis LMS
Viewed 1506 times since Mon, Apr 1, 2013
When you're in your slide editor ( Slides >Add Slide >Multiple Option Question ) you have the ability to add math equations. To add a math equation, click on the Extras dropdown, then select 'Insert Math Equation.' Creating the... Read More
Product Enhancements for Your Axis LMS
Viewed 1502 times since Wed, Apr 3, 2013
Your Axis LMS already offers a wide variety of settings and options that allow you to control both the "look and feel" and behavior of your online courses and content. However there might be some scenarios where you need a specific new feature or an... Read More
Keeping Your Learning Objects Up To Date in Axis LMS
Viewed 1492 times since Fri, Mar 22, 2013
Technology and business are ever expanding, and a likely side effect is that your slide / question bank is too. Luckily, you don't need to create new quizzes to accommodate these new slides. Instead, you'll need to keep your learning... Read More
Deactivated Users Inside Axis LMS
Viewed 1455 times since Mon, Feb 3, 2014
As employee turnover begins to take affect in your company, there’s no reason to continue paying for the space they took up inside your LMS. Rather than forfeit all their information, or have to store it in a spreadsheet somewhere outside the... Read More
Creating a Sub Administrator in Axis LMS
Viewed 1443 times since Tue, Apr 2, 2013
Video Tutorial shows how to set up a Sub Administrator. Read More
Importing Users into Axis LMS
Viewed 1431 times since Tue, Jan 14, 2014
When you’re importing users in the Axis LMS, you have the option to bring those new users into the system as members of a usergroup, and a course. To import users: Open the Users tab Click on the Import Users icon download the... Read More
Switching Slide Categories in Axis LMS
Viewed 1417 times since Tue, Apr 2, 2013
Renaming a Slide Category in your LMS is actually moving one category into another. To start off the moving process, you'll first need a destination category. You can either use an existing category, or you can create a new category using... Read More
Sequencing Your Slides in Axis LMS
Viewed 1414 times since Tue, Jul 30, 2013
When you create a Wizard block you have the option to either shuffle questions from a category, or to deliver them in sequence. Many admins choose to shuffle these questions, because they aren't aware of the sequence or that the sequence of... Read More
Axis LMS Custom User Fields
Viewed 1381 times since Thu, Jan 16, 2014
With Axis LMS, you are able to streamline your signup and enrollment process by changing your custom fields from accepting any value, to limiting it to a few choices. First you’ll need to go to your Custom Fields editor. You can find... Read More
Hiding Buttons Inside your Axis LMS Learning Modules
Viewed 1269 times since Tue, Aug 19, 2014
Every module type available in your LMS has different buttons and options that you may not even be aware of. You can also hide buttons that you aren’t getting any use out of. Whichever the case, this ‘hidden’ feature can be... Read More
Using the Axis LMS UserConnect Widgets
Viewed 1217 times since Mon, Sep 28, 2015
If you’re not already familiar with UserConnect, it is an a social network exclusively accessible by the users of your Axis LMS system. Users will be able to post statuses, join teams, form communities, and establish a presence among their... Read More
Refreshing Course Listing from SCORM Completion
Viewed 1062 times since Fri, Aug 28, 2015
If you are using SCORM and uploading your Lessons and Activities, you may notice that (unlike every other module type) the course listing page is not refreshed and updates with the status after a user completes the SCORM activity. This is due... Read More
Immediate Feedback for your LMS Quizzes
Viewed 1037 times since Tue, Oct 13, 2015
Inside Axis, there are multiple ways for users to understand how they performed on a piece of content. End-of-Quiz reports are the most common, but depending on how you’ve set up your system, you’ll also be able to deliver results to... Read More