TalentLMS lets you add your own custom fields to course profiles to optimize management and classification.
|Note: You can add up to 50 custom fields to course profiles.|
To create your first custom field, follow these steps:
1. Sign in to your TalentLMS account as Administrator and go to Home > Account & Settings.
2. On the Basic settings tab, under the Custom fields (1) section, click Custom course fields (2).
3. Click Add field (3).
4. In the Name (4) field, type a name for your custom field.
5. From the Type (5) drop-down list, choose one of the four types of user input:
- Dropdown: In the Dropdown items field type each item and hit the Enter key to add it as a tag and separate it from the next. Or click on the pencil icon to add all items, separated with semicolon (;).
|Note: You can choose to make your custom field Mandatory, Visible on reports and Visible to learners (6). You can also make it Available only on (7) your main domain and/or one or more of your branches.|
6. Click Add field to save your changes.
7. If you want to change the order your custom fields are displayed on the Course pages, click Reorder (8). On the dialog box that pops up, drag and drop your custom fields to change their place on the list.
From now on, when Instructors and Administrators create a new course or edit an existing one, they can see all the available custom fields (1):
Additionally, if the Visible to learners option is checked on a custom field, learners can see the respective information in the Description section of the Course page (2):
|Note: The custom fields can be used on Certificates, Notifications, and Custom Reports.|