FAQ

Do I have to pay for Guru every year?

The price of Guru includes one year of support and upgrade. You can continue to use Guru after that year without renewing but you will not receive support or upgrades.

Does Guru work with any Joomla template?

Yes, Guru should work and look great with any Joomla template. If you find any compatibility issues, please post a support ticket and we will help you.

How do I control the layout of Guru on the front end?

Guru’s settings allow you to control almost every aspect of your learning center, including layouts. For example, you can change the number of columns containing categories and courses as well as the elements that are shown on the course page.

Can I add media to quizzes?

Yes! You can add any type of media to both questions and answers, including images, videos, and files. You can read more about quizzes here.

Can teachers add courses, quizzes and media?

Sure! Teachers can add courses, edit them, upload media, set quizzes and final exams, and rate essay questions. Read more about the Teacher Interface here.

Can you develop a payment plugin for a payment processor? How much does it cost?

Yes, we can. Please ask our services department for a quote for any custom work.

Can I use add articles in my lessons?

Yes, you can. Simply add an article as media and attach it to the lesson.

Can I run multiple courses?

Yes, Guru Pro allows you to add an unlimited amount of courses.

Can I set up promo codes?

Yes, Guru allows you to add unlimited promo codes.

Can students upload documents or photos at the end of the course?

Not at this time, but this is a feature we may add in the future.

Do you have any documentation?

This website has detailed information about each of the features. Also, when you buy Guru Pro, you’ll have free access to our comprehensive video course. You can just relax and let us show you exactly how to use every feature in Guru.

Are students and teachers also regular Joomla users?

Yes, every student and teacher is added to Joomla’s user databases and can login as regular Joomla users.

Can I assign more than one teacher per course?

Yes, you can have multiple teachers teaching the same course, simply select all the teachers who teach the course when you set up the course.

Can I have more than one teacher?

Guru Pro allows you to have as many teachers as you want.

We want to use Amazon S3 to store our videos and protect them from being downloaded. Is that possible with Guru?

Not at this time but we do plan to add Amazon S3 storage soon.

Will Teachers Be Able to Register and Submit Their Courses on the Front-End?

Yes, please read about the Teacher Interface here.

Where Should I Host My Videos?

We highly recommend Vimeo.com for hosting your videos.

  • Lots of space.
  • Easy to use interface.
  • Many customizations options.
  • Vimeo Pro allows you to upload commercial videos as well.
  • Protect your content:
    • Choose to show your videos only on your site.
    • Hide videos from Vimeo visitors.
    • Disable video downloads.

Is Guru SCORM Compliant?

Not at this time.

Is Guru available for Joomla 2.5 and Joomla 3.x?

Guru is available for both version 2.5 and 3.x.

What Video Providers Do You Support?

All Videos plugin by JoomlaWorks is automatically installed with Guru in order to allow you to display video and audio files placed on your own server or on an external provider. Because of this, Guru supports all the video sites supported by All Videos plugin. 

Here's a list as taken from their site as of August 11, 2011:

  • Video Provider
  • 123video.nl
  • aniboom.com
  • badjojo.com [adult]
  • brightcove.tv
  • collegehumor.com
  • current.com
  • dailymotion.com
  • video.espn.com
  • eyespot.com
  • flurl.com
  • funnyordie.com
  • gametrailers.com
  • godtube.com
  • gofish.com
  • Google Video
  • guba.com
  • hook.tv
  • jumpcut.com
  • kewego.com
  • krazyshow.com [adult]
  • ku6.com
  • liveleak.com
  • livevideo.com
  • metacafe.com
  • mofile.com
  • myspace.com Videos
  • myvideo.de
  • redtube.com [adult]
  • revver.com
  • sapo.pt
  • sevenload.com
  • sohu.com
  • southparkstudios.com
  • spike.com (former iFilm)
  • stickam.com
  • stupidvideos.com
  • tudou.com
  • ustream.tv
  • veoh.com
  • videotube.de
  • vidiac.com
  • vimeo.com
  • video.yahoo.com
  • youare.tv
  • youku.com
  • youmaker.com
  • youtube.com

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