How to upload files into WebLearn via WebDAV using WinSCP

You will need to use WebDAV when uploading multiple files, or a large file (> 60MB) into WebLearn. However, we have had reports of users experiencing problems with Microsoft Windows when trying to connect to WebLearn via WebDAV; people are seeing reports … Continue reading

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How to upload files into WebLearn via WebDAV using Cyberduck

You will need to use WebDAV when uploading multiple files, or a large file (> 60MB) into WebLearn. However, we have had reports of users experiencing problems with Microsoft Windows when trying to connect to WebLearn via WebDAV; people are seeing reports … Continue reading

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How to move the Home Page text into Resources

If you want to move the text of your home page into the Resources tool then you can follow this ‘recipe’. (You may wish to do this if your home page contains JavaScript code or other page elements that are … Continue reading

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Proposal: Prevent the removal of ‘read’ access from Resources

In our Easter upgrade, we propose to put measures in place to stop site managers from removing the ‘Read resources’ permission within the Resources Tool. The reason for this is that over the last couple of years we have had … Continue reading

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WebLearn 2.8-ox7.1 Released: Many Fixes for Firefox 23 Blocked Content Included

WebLearn was upgraded on 12th September 2013 to version 2.8-ox7.1. This was an emergency release which added functionality to WebLearn so that it rewrites pages in order to display content and links that would otherwise be blocked by Firefox 23 … Continue reading

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Google Scholar removes ‘Import into WebLearn’ functionality

We knew it was going to happen, but we didn’t know when! As hinted at in a previous blog post about Google Scholar, Google have finally removed the ‘Import into WebLearn’ link from their scholarly search results page. This facility … Continue reading

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Does your Resources tool display the wrong file types?

Sometimes one sees the wrong icon next to a file in the Resources tool, this may also have the side effect of forcing the download of a file rather than opening it in the browser. This can be quite annoying. … Continue reading

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Byte-sized Resources tool

Hints and tips that emerged from the WebLearn Bytes – Resources session on 5 November 2012: Top-level permissions ‘cascade down’ to all folders and files in Resources (set ‘top-level’ permissions using the blue link at the top of the Resources … Continue reading

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