LMS Error: The Manifest Cannot Be Found

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If you see a message that the manifest can't be found when launching a course in your learning management system (LMS), it's likely that the SCORM output wasn't properly zipped. An LMS won't be able to find the imsmanifest.xml file for a course if it's not at the root level of the zip file. To correct it, do either of the following:

  • Use the built-in Zip feature on the Publish Successful dialog after you've published your Articulate content. It'll automatically create a well-formed zip file.
  • If you manually zip the output files, make sure to only zip the contents of the output folder, not the folder itself.

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