Publishing to Tin Can API - Title and Identifier

Apr 17, 2019

When using storyline to publish to Tin Can API, are there any restrictions on the title and identifier? IE: Limited number of characters, no spaces, or no dashes, and do the title and identifier have to match?

I saw that when published the web browser pulls the title from there, so I'm hoping the title can be formatted normally.

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Leslie McKerchie

Hi Chris,

Thanks for reaching out and asking about the restrictions for the Tin Can API Identifier.

We have some documentation here and normally the Identifier is auto-assigned:

You can see that my file name is different than the Title I manually entered for the LMS Course Information, but the Identifier is still the value set by Storyline.

This field is treated as a string, similar to a URL. Users have mentioned errors when a space is used.

I hope this helps. Please let me know if you have any other questions.

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