Publishing to Tin-Can API

Overview

The steps for publishing an e-learning module using Tin-Can API depends on the software you use to create your e-learning. Below are some resources we have been able to find through an internet search for two of the most popular e-learning development software programs. For specific questions about publishing, please contact the software provider directly.


When publishing a course, be sure to specify your LearnDash LMS learning record store as the target for the action statements. Your development software provider will be able to help you with this setup.

Click here to view an example of how to publish to Tin-Can API using Articulate Storyline.
Click here to download and experiment with a Tin-Can API wrapper for Adobe Captivate.

If your software does not publish directly for Tin-Can API, you can manually input the necessary Tin-Can API into your courses. The resources below can further explain this process:

Tin-Can API detailed overview: http://tincanapi.com
Tin-Can API Technical Specifications: http://tincanapi.wikispaces.com

Which E-Learning Tools Can Publish to Tin-Can API?

The list is growing everyday. The more popular early adopters of Tin-Can API include:

  • Articulate Studio ’13
  • Articulate Storyline
  • Adobe Captivate (Version 7)
  • Lectora (Version 11)
  • Dominknow’s Claro
  • GoMo Learning

When publishing a course, be sure to specify your LearnDash LMS learning record store as the target for the action statements. Your development software provider will be able to help you with this setup.