Charles Sturt University
Charles Sturt University

Export/Import Content

To reuse content from one subject to another the option is to Export then Import into the new site.  It allows the transfer of material between course sites, organisations, or between organisations and courses.

Export Course/Organisation -  creates a zip file of site content that can later be imported to a new site.

Import Package - the content of the zip file is imported into an existing site. into the same site or a different site.

Note: imported packages don't include student enrolments or dates.

Step-by-step instructions

Reordering and un-hiding items in the navigation menu

Once you have imported the content into your new subject site, you might need to reorder and or un-hide the items on the navigation menu to suit.

Reorder menu items

A. Use the drag-and-drop function to reorder subject menu links.

B. Alternatively, use the reordering tool to reorder the links.

Hide/Show/Delete/Rename Link

C. Access the drop-down menu to the right of a link you'd like to rename and click Rename to change its title.

D. Click Hide Link to make it unavailable to students. Click Show Link to make it available to students. With Edit Mode set to ON, an unavailable link title appears with a square with a diagonal line through it. Students do not see the link on the course menu.

Note: If you Delete a content area, all content items within it are also permanently deleted. This action is final.

If you require any further assistance with any of these processes, please place an SRS.