March 2022 - Pluto LMS 2.0

March 2022 - Pluto LMS 2.0

If the features listed below are not available on your LMS, please email support@plutolms.com for activation. Please note that there is a waiting list for conversion. 

This month features a major update from Pluto LMS. We have rebuilt some of the underlying architecture of the Pluto LMS core code in order to prepare for future updates and improvements needed to continue to innovate in order to keep serving our clients with the latest global learning technologies. 

Prerequisites:


In order to benefit from the new features below, you will need to be on a latest Pluto LMS pricing plan. Each feature listed below will include which plans each feature is available on. 

New Features:


Duplicate Course


You can quickly copy and entire course with just a few clicks. Read support guide here.

Available to Enterprise plan


Content Bank for H5P


Each H5P activity created within Pluto LMS now gets stored in a content bank. This allows you to:
  1. Easily reuse H5P content across courses
  2. Quickly export H5P
Read support guide here.

Available to Business, Company and Enterprise plans


H5P Offline Access


Now H5P content will be able to become available offline via the Pluto LMS mobile app. Your learners can now access your H5P content without an internet connection. Note that this does not apply to embedded content which requires an online connection such as YouTube.

Read support guide here.

Available to Business, Company and Enterprise plans


Bulk Download Course Content


You (as well as your learners) can now bulk download all files and pages within your course as a .zip file via your web browser. Site admin can turn off this feature for learners as well. This allows you to easily extract your content from Pluto LMS. 

Read support guide here.

Available to Enterprise plan


Easy Role View Switch


While the administration and learner view is very similar when editing courses, your course editors can now quickly switch between role views while creating content. 

Read support guide here.

Available to Business, Company and Enterprise plans


Competencies


You can now setup tailored learning plans with competencies on Pluto LMS. This will allow you to create and manage competencies across all your courses. These competencies can be achieved by your learners based on the criteria that you define. 

Read support guide here.

Available to Enterprise plan


LinkedIn SSO


We've added an additional "out-the-box" SSO (Single Sign On) option for LinkedIn. This will allow you to add LinkedIn as a signup or login option to your LMS instance. Your team and learners can login via their LinkedIn account to sync their Pluto LMS profile to their LinkedIn account.

Read support guide here.

Available to Company and Enterprise plans


Custom Machine Learning


On top of the useful "out-the-box" reports within Pluto LMS, you are now able to define and build your own custom Machine Learning models within Pluto LMS. This allows you to define your own criteria and learning analytics.

Read support guide/s here

Available to Enterprise plan


Personal Cloud Storage


Adding to the existing repositories, now you can upload files to your personal account. These files are only accessible to you (not other site users) and can be reused in selected areas of your site.

Read support guide here.

Available to Company and Enterprise plans


New Activity Chooser


Pluto LMS has updated its course activity chooser. You can star your favorite content for quick selection going forward. 

Read support guide here.

Available to Business, Company and Enterprise plans


New Payments System


Now you can add multiple organisation payment accounts to your site. 

Read support guide here.

Available to Company and Enterprise plans


Branch Automation Update


This update improves the way branch automation is performed. Now you can select which branches you wish to define automation rules for.

Read support guide here.

Available to Company and Enterprise plans


More Languages


We've added a wide range of additional languages to Pluto LMS. This allows your users to select their own preferred language. 

See list of languages here.

Available to Business, Company and Enterprise plans

Depreciations: 

Note: If you are a current Client of Pluto LMS using version 1, then upgrading to Pluto LMS 2.0 will have some feature depreciations. 

The following features will be removed upon upgrade to Pluto LMS 2.0:

PayFast Payment Integration 


This is a temporary depreciation. We are waiting for our 3rd party partners (PayFast) to make some updates on their end before we can offer native payments through this processor. 

Authroize.Net Payment Integration 


We are no longer supporting this integration as it is not used by our Clients.

WebEx Webinar Integration


We are no longer supporting this integration as it is not used by our Clients.

Skype Integration


We are no longer supporting this integration as it is not used by our Clients.

Reengagement Activity 

This activity is being depreciated.