How to setup a Registration process for Learners

How to setup a Registration process for Learners 2018-01-30T07:40:13+00:00

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How to setup a Registration process for Learners

Abara is a closed and protected network. Only registered users can access the platform. The master administrator can decide between the available registration types.

  • Log in as a master administrator.
  • From the menu pane on the left, select Users.
  • Click Registration Options.

PRIMARY KEY

Set the primary key as Username if the learners don’t have an email address. This will also disable all emails.

  • To set the primary key, select either Email Address or Username.
  • You can select the length of username.
  • Click Update.
Registration Options

APPROVAL REQUIRED FOR LEARNER REGISTRATION

If you want to approve or reject the learner’s registration requests, here’s what you need to do.

  • Select the Approval required for learner registration check box.
  • Click Update.
Registration options

THROUGH THE LMS ITSELF

To allow users to self-register, here’s what you need to do.

  • Select the Through LMS itself check box.
  • Click Update.
registration options LMS itself

Once you enable the self-registration setting, the user will see a new option to sign-up for an account on their Sign In screen.

To register into Abara, the user needs to fill in the form according to the settings you have selected and click Submit.

Sign up

If your approval is required for learner registration, they will receive a message.

login form

Once you approve the user registration request, they will be intimated through their registered email address, and will be able to log into the LMS using their username and password. If your approval is not required for learner registration, they will be redirected to their dashboard.

THROUGH LINKEDIN

To allow users to log into the LMS by using their LinkedIn accounts, here’s what you need to do.

  • Select the Through LinkedIn check box.
  • Click Update.
Registration Options Linkedin
  • Connect to https://developer.linkedin.com with your registered LinkedIn credentials.

The LinkedIn Developers page opens.

  • Click My Apps on the top menu.
  • Click Create Application.
My Applications
  • Fill the form with all the required information.
  • Click Submit.
  • Fill the fields with the relevant URLs.
  • Click Update.

You will receive your application details.

Note: The API key and the security key are those you should insert in your Abara Platform.

ACTIVATING THE LINKEDIN APP

To activate the LinkedIn app, here’s what you need to do.

  • On the left menu pane, select Users>Registration Options>Through LinkedIn.

The Registration Options screen appears.

  • In the API Access Code field, copy your client ID.
  • In the Secret Code field, copy your client secret.
  • Click Update.
Registration Oprtions

Once logged out, you and other users should be able to see the LinkedIn logo on the LMS Sign In screen.

Sign in Linkedin

If your approval is required for learner registration, they will see a message.

Sign in

Once you approve the user registration request, they will be intimated through their registered email address, and will be able to log into the LMS using Linkedin username and password. If your approval is not required for learner registration, they will be redirected to their dashboard.

THROUGH FACEBOOK

To allow users to log into the LMS by using their Facebook accounts, here’s what you need to do.

  • Select the Through Facebook check box.
  • Click Update.
Registration Oprtions fb
  • Connect to http://developers.facebook.com/ with your registered Facebook account.

The Facebook for developer’s page opens.

connect on a global scale
  • From the drop-down on the top right corner, select My Apps.
  • Click Add a New APP.
Add new app
  • Click Website.
Add new APP
  • Click Skip and Create App ID.
Create APP ID
  • In the Display Name field, type Abara.
  • In the Contact Email field, type your email ID.
  • From the Category list, select a category for the app.
  • Click Create App ID.
Create a new App ID
  • Type your security answers, and click Continue.
  • In the left menu pane, select Settings.
  • Click Add Platform.
Add Platform
  • In the Select Platform section, click Website.
Select Platform
  • On the left menu pane, select Settings>Basic.
  • In the Site URL field, type the URL of the website that will use the Facebook login (that is the URL of your Abara E-Learning platform).
  • Click Save Changes.

Note: The App ID and App Secret codes will be used later.

  • In the left menu pane, select App Review.
  • In the Make Abara LMS public section, change the option to Yes.
App review

This makes your app public.

ACTIVATING THE FACEBOOK APP

To activate the Facebook app, here’s what you need to do.

  • Log in as master administrator.
  • On the left menu pane, select Users>Registration Options>Through Facebook.

The Registration Options screen appears.

  • In the API Access Code field, copy your client ID.
  • In the Secret Code field, copy your client secret.
  • Click Update.
Registration Oprtions facebook

Once logged out, you and other users should be able to see the Facebook logo on the LMS Sign In screen.

Sign in facebook

If your approval is required for learner registration, they will see a message.

Sign in

Once you approve the user registration request, they will be intimated through their registered email address and will be able to log into the LMS using Facebook username and password. If your approval is not required for learner registration, they will be redirected to their dashboard.

THROUGH GMAIL

To allow users to log into the LMS by using their Gmail accounts, here’s what you need to do.

  • Select the Through Gmail check box.
  • Click Update.
Registration Oprtions Gmail
  • Connect to https://code.google.com/apis/console with your registered Gmail account credentials.
  • From the API Manager pane on the left, select Credentials.
Gmail login
  • In the Project name field, type the project name.
  • Click Create.
  • From the Create Credentials list, select OAuth client ID.
Create Credentials
  • Click Configure consent screen.
API Manager
  • In the Product name shown to user’s field, type the name of the LMS.

Note: This is the name that will be shown to users while logging into LMS using their Gmail account.

  • Click Save.
credentials
  • From the Application type section, select Web application.
  • In the Name field, type the name of the app.
  • In the Authorized redirect, URL field, type _______.
  • Click Create.
web application

Note: The Client ID and Client Secret codes will be used later.

ACTIVATING THE GMAIL APP

To activate the Gmail app, here’s what you need to do.

  • Log in as a master administrator.
  • On the left menu pane, select Users>Registration Options>Through Gmail.
  • In the Consumer, Key field, copy your client ID.
  • In the Consumer, Secret field, copy your consumer secret.
  • Click Update.

Once logged out, you and other users should be able to see the Gmail logo on the LMS Sign In screen.

sign in google plus

If your approval is required for learner registration, they will see a message.

Once you approve the user registration request, they will be intimated through their registered email address, and will be able to log into the LMS using Google username and password. If your approval is not required for learner registration, they will be redirected to their dashboard.

THROUGH TWITTER

To allow users to log into the LMS using their Twitter accounts, here’s what you need to do.

  • Select the Through Twitter check box.
  • Click Update.
Registration Oprtions twitter
  • Connect to the website https://apps.twitter.com/ with your registered Twitter account credentials.
  • Click Create New App.
  • Fill the form with all the required information.
  • Click Create your Twitter application.
create an application

The Consumer Key and Consumer Secret codes are shown, which will be used later.

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ACTIVATING THE TWITTER APP

To activate the Twitter app, here’s what you need to do.

  • Log in as a master administrator.
  • On the left menu pane, select Users>Registration Options>Through Twitter.
  • In the Consumer Code field, copy your consumer key.
  • In the Secret Code field, copy your consumer secret.
  • Click Update.

Once logged out, you and other users should be able to see the Twitter logo on the LMS log in page.

login twitter

If your approval is required for learner registration, they will see a message.

Registration twitter

Once you approve the user registration request, they will be intimated through their registered email address, and will be able to log into the LMS using Twitter username and password. If your approval is not required for learner registration, they will be redirected to their dashboard.

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