[Xerte] Re: installing Xerte

Pat @ Pgogy xerte at pgogywebstuff.com
Wed Mar 6 14:26:09 GMT 2013

Hi Sarah,

I think the techdis sandpit is version 1.7, whereas the most up to date version is 1.9. The main difference is that 1.9 has support for html5 playback and a few bug fixes.

If you run XOT locally then it depends on how local it is. If you run using Maxos or via localhost / xampp then the install tends to be for one user - and so the sharing features are available, but you've no one to share with so they are somewhat spurious.

On some networks a local pc install can be accessed from other pcs so sharing might work

Hope the helps


On 6 Mar 2013, at 13:48, <Sarah-Louise.Hall at roehampton.ac.uk> wrote:

> Hello all
> We (Learning Services, University of Roehampton) are at the stage of thinking about installing Xerte, having had a go at creating content in the sandpit. I have some questions:
> ·         If we do a web server install, will the functionality essentially be the same as the sandpit version?
> ·         I want a few other people to try it before we install it fully, so I was thinking of doing a local install first, but it says that there would be some unavailable features. Does anyone know what would be unavailable with this version?
> ·         I was at the community day back in October and Jonathan Kemp gave a presentation about “connector” pages, are these the pages that are called “Navigators” in the sandpit version?
> Any help would be greatly appreciated and help me to feed back to the rest of the team here.
> Many thanks
> Sarah
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