Enabling database auto-linking


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Enabling database auto-linking

In the previous movie, when we were setting up the data fields for our database, we checked the box for enable autolinking on the Species_Name. What autolinking will do, if it's enabled on your server, is it will allow Moodle to-- anytime it encounters this particular phrase, Gymnothorax funebris, Acropora palmata, whatever is in the Species_Name. Anytime Moodle encounters that word or phrase throughout your entire course, it will autolink that text directly into this database and select the record that is associated with that name. In order to do this though, you have to make sure that Enable Autolinking is on inside of the configuration of the server. And it may not be on by default.

So in this example, we'll show you how to turn that on. But let's go ahead and first return back to our course. Click on the BIOL432 and scroll down to the second week in the semester where we created the webpage called Green Moray Eel Overview. Go ahead and click on that page and we can see ...

Enabling database auto-linking
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Enabling database auto-linking provides you with in-depth training on Education + Elearning. Taught by Chris Mattia as part of the Moodle 1.9 Essential Training for Teachers

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Education + Elearning
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