ClassMarker optionally allows you to integrate your own user ids with test results allowing you to easily export this data or send data (including test results) back to your own website in real time.
Use the information below to pass details such as your systems user_id or other test takers details to ClassMarker.
We also have an API for your web developer to use to extract results back into your system
You can record your own users ids by automatically appending them to the Link your users click to take their test (if they are logged in to your website for example).
The cm_user_id will hold your users "user id for your system" and will save this against their test results.
You can also require tests can only be taken if a user_id is supplied, and limit each user id to one attempt only per test.
Populate users details as well if you prefer - see "Pre-populate user details" below.
When using our Direct link testing options, you can send your users details to ClassMarker to save them having to fill in their name and email address (should you select to require their details) before they start the test.
When you assign your test to a Direct link, you are given the unique link for your test. This is the link you can send users details to.
Send details using either GET or POST with the following parameters names.
cm_fn=First name (optional)
cm_ln=Last name (optional)
<form action="http://www.classmarker.com/online-test/start/" method="post">
<input type="hidden" name="quiz" value="YOUR_UNIQUE_QUIZ_ID_GOES_HERE"/>
<input type="hidden" name="cm_fn" value="John"/>
<input type="hidden" name="cm_ln" value="Smith"/>
<input type="hidden" name="cm_e" value="email@example.com"/>
<p><input type="submit" value="Take your online test"/></p>
ClassMarker also lets you set a return link for users to follow back to your website after they have completed their test.
Return links can also have the users details, test score and duration appended to it for you to record in real time on your own website.
To use Return links:
Select to assign your test to a direct link from the Assign section, or edit an existing assigned test, then find the 'Return link' section to add your return link and check the box that reads, 'Append 'Test results' parameters to return LINK'. Each time a user completes your test and clicks your Return link, your test scores will be sent to your website on the Return link.
cm_td=Test Duration (0-12-35 = 0h 12m 35s)
Return custom variables
You can also add your own unique parameters to be returned to you on the return link, by pre pending the parameter names with cm_return_
The parameter cm_return_employee_id=1234 will be returned to you as &cm_return_employee_id=1234
When testing non-registered users via a direct link or embedding tests within your website, as well as password protecting your tests, you also have the option to limit exactly who can access your tests by using 'Access list'.
An Access list is a list of unique identifiers you add (email address, employee ids, etc) that a user must use to access your test/s. You can limit how many times each unique identifier can be used per test and they are recorded along with the respective test results.
Both access list items and cm_user_id values can be exported to Excel format with test results, date taken, test duration and IP address.
These methods do not require users to be registered to take your tests, and if using access lists you can mass import identifiers when creating and editing lists.
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