Admin- Content

Uploading and Editing a Link

On the right hand side of the Content tab you will be able to organize, upload, and edit your media. 


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UPLOADING A LINK

To add media to your platform click on the "Add new" button. You will see 3 different media options you can choose from. Choose the "Link" button from the "Add New" drop down to create a link as a session. You will be brought to the link metadata screen. A list of different fields will appear for you to fill out.

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Title: To publish your session you must include a title. This is the only required field when setting up your session. The title will appear to your users on the front end of your platform.

External Link: Paste the link you want this session to bring your user too.

 

Open in a new Window: When you switch this toggle to "Yes" the link will open in a new window in the browser. If "No" is selected then the link's website will appear in the Rockstar Learning Platform. 

 

Learner Activity: Learner activities allow admins to add activities such as multiple choice questions, task lists, and uploads to existing and new video, audio, PDF, link, and event sessions.To learn more, visit our Learner Activity article.

 

Presenters:

To add a presenter, type in the the presenter name you want to add to the session. When you are finished, press enter to confirm the presenter. A box will appear around the new tag. Your users will be able to search by presenter using the search bar on the Users Page.

Tags:

To add a tag, type in the the tag you want to add to the session. When you are finished, press enter to confirm the tag. A box will appear around the new tag. Your users will be able to search by tags using the search bar on the Users Page. You can also view reporting data on completed sessions by tag (See Media Reports).

 

Media Groups: Your session must be assigned to a media group to appear on the User Page of your site. Click in the "Media groups" field to display a list of all your available media groups. You can assign a session to multiple media groups depending on how you set up your courses (See Media Groups).

Description:

You can choose to add a session description for your users to view on the front end of your platform.

 

Call to Action Button:

You can add a call to action button in the description of your session. Click the "Yes" button to enable the button. Add the button text, button link, and choose the button color.

 

Attachments: 

To add attachments to your session choose either the "Choose attachment file" or "Add link" buttons. Accepted file formats for attachments are .mp4, .mov, .mp3, PDF, zip, Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.

 

Publish Information: Click the "Yes" button to publish this session. Click the "No" button to draft this session. Drafted sessions will not be viewable to users on the Users Page. You can also choose a date to expire the session. When a session expires, it will become drafted and no longer be viewable to users on the Users Page.

Facebook Commenting:

To enable a commenting field below your session, click the "Yes" button. User will be able to add their comments and see other users comments below the session. This feature will not post comments on Facebook, only on Rockstar Learning Platform. To set this up see the Account Settings article.

Additional Information: This section can be used to add notes to a session for admin purposes only. These notes will not appear on the Users Page.

When you have filled out all of the necessary fields, click the "Add new session" button. This will upload the session to Rockstar Learning Platform.

 

Reporting: Completion of a link session will trigger on the click.

 

EDITING LINKS

To edit an existing link session, find the session you want to edit in the session list on the right hand side of the content tab. Click on the title of the session and then select the red "Edit" button. You will be able to edit all of the fields mentioned above. Click the red "Update session" button to save your changes.

This article last reviewed June, 2016. The software may have changed since the last review.