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Xerte Online Toolkits

Latest release : v3.10 (released on June 30, 2021)

Installation Instructions (Stable release, .zip)

Here's a quick guide to installing toolkits on your local computer:

  1. Download and install XAMPP from accepting the default settings;
  2. Download Xerte Online Toolkits from
  3. Unzip the folder 'xertetoolkits' to c:\xampp\htdocs, giving you c:\xampp\htdocs\xertetoolkits
  4. Start Apache and MySQL in XAMPP control panel
  5. Visit http://localhost/xertetoolkits/setup
  6. Follow the steps through the setup wizard

Installation Instructions (unstable release, github)

cd /path/to/apache/document/root
git clone .

Requires :

  1. PHP v7.x with either mysql, xml, curl, mbstring and zip extensions available.
  2. Apache or some other web server that is setup to execute PHP.
  3. Write permission to USER-FILES

Optional additions :

  1. ClamAV - if /usr/bin/clamscan exists, uploads will be checked for viruses. Requires appropriate AV definitions are in place.
  2. XML parsing - if PHP has the 'xml' module installed, then we'll validate the Learning Object's XML before saving on the server.
  3. Transcoding support for video files - see/read cron/transcoding.php - when run it will attempt to convert .flv files to .mp4 files to improve template viewing on Adobe-flash-free devices.

For full installation instructions please see the documentation/ToolkitsInstallationGuide.pdf