LearnDash Quiz Import/Export - FAQs

Does the Add-On support all question types present in LearnDash?

Yes. The add-on supports all questions types present in LearnDash, including the essay question type as well.

What will happen if I import a quiz a second time?

If changes are made in the excel file, then it will update the quiz. And if the file name is changed, then it will create another quiz with the new name.

Which excel extension does this add-on support?

This add-on supports the  .xls and .xlsx file extension.

Where can I set the default quiz options before import?

The add-on provides a separate page to set all the options available with a LearnDash quiz before import. You can find the page here LD Quiz Import/Export > Import/Export Setting.

Where can I find a standard XLS template?

The plugin zip file includes a standard XLS template for import. The standard XLS template is located inside the zip file provided with the plugin here, learndash-quiz-import-export > sample-import-files.

From where can I export a quiz?

To export any quiz you have to go to the Quizzes page under the LearnDash LMS menu. There you will find an Export button in front of every quiz. You can easily export the desired quiz by clicking the Export button in front of it.

Can I import or export multiple quizzes at a time?

Yes, you can import and export multiple quizzes at a time using this add-on.

Can I add both, images and text, in the sheet for an answer?

Yes, images and text both can be added in the answer if the column Answer Type is selected as HTML.

For matrix sorting question, HTML will be applied to the element field or criterion field?

If the answer type is set to HTML on the matrix sorting field in the sheet, then on importing the quiz, it will be applied to both the element field and criterion field. This means you can add text and images on an element as well as the criterion field.  

Are the question types introduced by the Advanced Quizzes plugin supported by the LDQIE plugin?

 Yes,  the question types introduced by the Advanced Quizzes plugin are now supported by the LDQIE plugin.

Will the quiz be successfully imported if the Shared Course Steps are enabled from the course settings?

Yes, with the most recent version of the add-on (version 3.4), you can successfully import and export the quizzes with the shared course steps enabled.

Why do the quizzes import progress bar gets stuck for infinite time??

Sometimes the import progress bar stuck when you try to import a large number of quizzes or questions at once, to resolve this issue, please check with your hosting providers and ask to do these server configurations changes:

upload_max_filesize = 32M
post_max_size = 48M
memory_limit = 256M
max_execution_time = 600
max_input_vars = 1000 
max_input_time = 400

How to add underline text in the excel file?

To underline any text, we can use the u tag as following:

This text is <u>underlined</u>

If a course, lesson or topic have text, images and a video lesson how are these added to the spreadsheet and how would one control formatting/appearance?

Images and videos can be added using HTML tags. <img> for the images, <p> for text  and <video> and [embed] for the videos. Using these tags you can add images and videos along with the text.