a001index and URL Variables

andrew-robertson
andrew-robertson Community Member Posts: 85 ♪ Opening Act ♪
Hello Rockstars,

So I am playing with the notion of using a user's specific geolocation based on one of the many APIs out there. I got it working nicely in a test module but when we went to a regional test it all appeared to come out of one location - which makes sense because of our network infrastructure.

While poking through the developer tools of the web browser, I noticed that our LMS is sending URL level variables on the module's first load. For example:

https://<myLMSdomain>/foo/bar/en/Andrew/a001index.html<b class="Bold">?localserver=ABCD</b>

Is there anyway to pull that variable using a script inside of Lectora software (e.g. JavaScript action) or must I be inserting my JavaScript code into the a001index.html file and passing the variable through client side storage.

Answers

  • nmaharaj
    nmaharaj Moderator Posts: 7 eLearning ROCKSTAR Stage Manager
    Yes, essentially you could have Lectora load a script to capture that data and assign it to a variable, then you would be able to access that variable in Lectora.
  • andrew-robertson
    andrew-robertson Community Member Posts: 85 ♪ Opening Act ♪
    Great thank you @nmaharaj , however, how do I put that reference in the a001index.html file? I cannot find out where to put it.
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