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    Site sharing status widget

    Hi, At the Frog conference last week I went to the Getting the best from Home Learning seminar... the gentleman presenting showed a page that generated a list of sites and who they had been shared with along with their UUID.... sorry, can't remember his name or school. Does anyone know where I can find this script/widget(?) This would be really useful for us. Thanks in advance Susanna
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    FrogCode - site sharing status

    Hi @Graham Quince, We find this widget really useful - however I've not used for a little while and when I ran it earlier it no longer gives you full information on who the site has been shared with - just says 'private' .... but not for all of them and I can't see why... Any ideas? Thanks, Susanna
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    Site sharing status widget

    great - thanks Graham :)
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    PowerPoint to Site converter

    is this still being developed? We have staff really keen to be able to use this :-)
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    Form Widget

    For us (we are not a school as such) staff have to submit a record for each visit with a student. Quite often they will put in wrong date/time taken/wrong student (or not following naming conventions) ... they don't have the ability to see the data, all they can do is send an email to the admin person to let them know what they've entered wrong - then when the data is exported the admin has to edit the csv file with info from the email... Having the ability for the staff member to see their own entries only in the data viewer and edit (or delete) them there would be ideal - we don't want staff seeing each others' due to confidentiality. Having the history of what they edited isn't needed - just as long as what is exported is the correct version. Basically like how you could in Frog 3 ;-) Thanks
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    Form Widget

    Hi Graham - when you say 'editable entries' is that like in Frog 3 when the user can edit what they've submitted? Thanks, Susanna
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    File drops and Progression charts

    my day is therefore made. Thanks @Graham Quince
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    File drops and Progression charts

    Hello, ok, so our staff are starting to use the Progression Charts to upload evidence and this is going reasonably well. We are not a school as such but an alternative provision and each student has their own site (workspace) shared with staff working with them. Quite often the student will upload completed work into a File Drop widget in their workspace. Staff want to use this as evidence in the Progression Charts. It seems that the only way to do this is to download it then re-upload it in the Progression Chart which is a bit of a faff. Is there an easier way to send it from the file drop/workspace site to the progression chart?The files in question are mainly word docs which the student will have done on a laptop. We would still want the evidence to be in the workspace site as it serves as their portfolio and allows all staff working with them access to it. All ideas gratefully received Thanks, Susanna
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    File drops and Progression charts

    Thanks @Matt that would be perfect solution - now if that could be built into the forthcoming Portfolio creator @Graham Quince has been talking about that would really make my day Susanna
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    Moving pages in a site - help!

    Thanks @Matt will give that a go
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    Moving pages in a site - help!

    Some of our staff are getting more confident in creating sites as lessons, which is great, but are getting really frustrated when trying to rearrange pages... I know in theory it should be possible to drag and drop from top level to a sub menu but it is really difficult to get the page to go to the desired place. Is there an alternative way of doing this? Or is it just a case of persevering? Are there any themes that it is easier to do in? (currently trying to do it on the feature theme). thanks! Susanna
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    Staff Development Site

    I'm looking forward to your new eportfolio maker @Graham Quince what we've done for our individual student spaces is create a curriculum area (called Workspaces) create a template which is tagged with the curriculum area and also a default group to share with (in our case area admins for those students) then for each student create a site based on that template and share it with the student and any others that need access. On the dashboard there is then a site list widget set to show all those sites tagged in that curriculum area that the logged in user has access to as well as being able to see them in the curriculum area in the Frog Drive. It's worked well for us (especially after the introduction of the site list widget) but can be rather repetitive to set up many at once (thankfully we don't have huge numbers of students) - the ePortfolio maker will make things easier. Hope that makes sense but it would save you having to have everyone on the same site with their own tab.
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    Austen Release - Carosuel issue

    glad to hear it's fixed @chris.smith it was starting to unsettle some of our teachers!
  14. Just wanted to say how happy this new widget has made me We have individual sites for each student shared with staff they work with - it's been problematic in the past for some users trying to find the sites, but as they are all tagged in the same Curriculum area it now means we can have a Site List on the homepage and users will see the ones they need to. Thanks!
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    Analytics App question

    We have a ticket open regarding the Analytics app not showing up to date info for when user's last logged in - currently we only have data up to the 26/02 (today is the 02/03) - so wonder if the rest of the data is not up to date too. We need to be able to see if students have logged in to access work. The Frog 3 stats were much more usable for us.
  16. Hello all and HNY, I noticed before Christmas (not sure how long it had been there tbh) the addition of the option to add a 'Goal' to the Student tracker and track progress against that: Hope I don't sound too thick here but please could someone explain how this is to be used? As far as I can see it doesn't get pulled through into the reports. I couldn't find anything on the help pages. We are still trialling using Progress at the moment. Thanks in advance! Susanna
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    Student Tracker 'Goal' - can someone explain please?!

    Thanks Graham and Tom, yep that makes sense and good to hear it will eventually pull through to reports. Could be quite useful for us. Thanks
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    Tabbed Noticeboard

    @mmclaughlin that's how we have ours set up too - works well. Only downside is that if you click on a notification saying there is a new notice post it will open the site where the noticeboard is and not the dashboard. Minor irritant to me Susanna
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    School Technology Hub

    That's great @clangstaff - we have the situation where we have a lot of part-time and bank staff so organising training can be complicated. I've created some ad-hoc training resources but 'branding' it as a training hub would work for us. Just need the time to do it now (!)
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    Help please! Change colour of menu text

    Graham you are awesome
  21. Hi, I'm getting very frustrated when putting a background image on the mobile 250 theme and then finding that I can't change the text colour of the menu and Site Name from white to a darker colour. I'm sure it must be fairly easy to achieve using HTML widget/CSS but I'm no expert and really struggling. Could someone give me a few pointers please? I'm pretty sure all I need to do is something along the lines of CSS ....<style> ... color .... UUID .... Thanks! Susanna
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    New Forum vs Old Forum

    No, I find it annoying too :-P Need to familiariise myslef with it a bit more but liking the new version so far. Good job.