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Enabling the portfolio (admin settings)

  • Go to Settings > Site administration > Plugins > Portfolios > Manage Portfolios;
  • Select from the drop down next to "Enabled and visible"


  • Click the "Settings" and if desired, give a customised name (not essential)
  • Click the link to Open Development page
  • Create an account and the click "Create new application " and make a new application. (This is for the API key you need for to work)
  • The names you enter don't matter but in the Redirect URL box, copy and paste in the URL given you on your "Settings" link
  • Paste the API key you get into the API box and click "Save"


Sending/"pushing" your files to

  • You can export items such as assignments, chat and forum posts to enabled portfolios such as Here is an example with a forum post:
  • At the bottom of your completed forum post are the words "export to portfolio".

  • Click the words "export to portfolio" and then select from the dropdown (If it is the only portfolio enabled, it wil be the only choice!)
  • On the next screen, choose your sharing options and which folder to export to:


  • Click to confirm the export:


  • Click "Continue". If you haven't done this before you will be prompted to log in to your account. Agree and log in.
  • The "export complete" message will appear. Clicking "continue" will take you to if you wish.