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Publish Articulate Storyline 360 SCORM Content to an LMS

Storyline 360 LMS

Articulate Storyline is a popular e-learning authoring tool developed by Articulate, a company known for its software solutions designed to create interactive and engaging online courses. Articulate Storyline is specifically used to create interactive and multimedia-rich e-learning content, which can be deployed on various platforms, including Learning Management Systems (LMS) and web browsers.

Here are some key features and characteristics of Articulate Storyline:

User-Friendly Interface

Articulate Storyline is designed with a user-friendly interface that allows instructional designers, educators, and content creators to develop e-learning content without extensive programming knowledge.


One of the standout features of Articulate Storyline is its ability to create highly interactive content. You can build engaging interactions such as quizzes, simulations, branching scenarios, clickable objects, drag-and-drop activities, and more.

Multimedia Integration

The tool supports the integration of various multimedia elements such as images, videos, audio, animations, and web objects. This helps in creating visually appealing and immersive e-learning experiences.

Templates and Themes

Articulate Storyline offers a wide range of built-in templates and themes that allow you to quickly design consistent and professional-looking courses.

Responsive Design

With the rise of mobile learning, Articulate Storyline offers responsive design capabilities. This means you can create content that adapts to different screen sizes and devices, ensuring a seamless experience for learners on both desktop and mobile platforms.

Assessment and Quizzes

The tool provides features for creating assessments, quizzes, and tests with various question types such as multiple choice, true/false, matching, and more. It also offers options for tracking learners' progress and providing feedback.

SCORM and LMS Compatibility

Articulate Storyline supports exporting content in SCORM (Sharable Content Object Reference Model) format, making it compatible with various Learning Management Systems (LMS) that adhere to this e-learning standard.

Publishing Options

You can publish your content for various delivery methods, including web browsers, LMS platforms, and even offline viewing through the Articulate Mobile Player.

Triggers and Actions

Articulate Storyline uses a "trigger-action" approach, allowing you to set up specific events and actions based on learner interactions. This adds a level of customization and interactivity to your courses.

Community and Resources

Articulate has a strong user community, offering forums, webinars, tutorials, and other resources to help users learn how to make the most of the software.

Articulate Storyline is widely used in the e-learning industry by instructional designers, educators, and organizations to create engaging and effective online training content. It enables the development of interactive, learner-centered courses that cater to different learning styles and preferences.

The Benefits of Articulate Storyline for Corporate Training Programs

Articulate Storyline offers several benefits for corporate training programs, making it a popular choice for organizations looking to create effective and engaging e-learning content. Here are some key benefits of using Articulate Storyline for corporate training:

Interactive and Engaging Content

Articulate Storyline enables the creation of highly interactive and engaging training content. You can incorporate interactive scenarios, simulations, quizzes, and branching scenarios that actively involve learners in the learning process, leading to better retention and understanding of the material.

Customization and Personalization

The tool allows you to customize training content to match the organization's branding, style, and specific training needs. You can create tailored learning experiences that resonate with your employees and align with your company culture.

Rapid Development

Articulate Storyline's user-friendly interface and built-in templates help speed up the development process. This is especially valuable for corporate training programs that often require timely content updates and quick deployment.

Mobile Learning

With responsive design capabilities, Articulate Storyline enables the creation of content that's compatible with various devices and screen sizes. This is essential for delivering training to a workforce that may access content on smartphones, tablets, and desktops.

Assessment and Performance Tracking

Articulate Storyline offers robust assessment features, allowing you to create various types of quizzes and assessments to gauge employees' understanding. The built-in tracking capabilities enable organizations to monitor learner progress and identify areas for improvement.


Developing e-learning content through Articulate Storyline can be more cost-effective than traditional training methods, such as in-person workshops or seminars. Once the content is developed, it can be reused and updated as needed without incurring additional costs.


Using Articulate Storyline ensures consistent delivery of training content across different departments, teams, and locations. This is crucial for maintaining a unified message and training experience throughout the organization.

Compliance and Regulatory Training

Many corporate training programs require compliance with industry regulations and standards. Articulate Storyline allows you to create courses that address these requirements, and you can track and report on learners' completion of mandatory training modules.

Feedback and Evaluation

Articulate Storyline enables the integration of feedback mechanisms, allowing learners to provide input on the content and training experience. This can be valuable for continuously improving the quality of the training.

Remote Learning

The flexibility of Articulate Storyline makes it well-suited for remote and distributed workforces. Employees can access training content from anywhere, enabling them to learn at their own pace and convenience.

Integration with Learning Management Systems (LMS)

Articulate Storyline content can be seamlessly integrated with various LMS platforms. This facilitates easy content distribution, tracking, reporting, and learner management.

Skill Development

Articulate Storyline provides an opportunity for instructional designers and training professionals to develop skills in e-learning design and development, enhancing the overall capabilities of the training team.

Incorporating Articulate Storyline into corporate training programs can lead to improved training outcomes, increased employee engagement, and a more streamlined training process. However, it's important to consider your organization's specific needs and goals when determining whether Articulate Storyline is the right solution for your training initiatives.

Publish Articulate Storyline 360 SCORM Content to an LMS

Publishing Articulate Storyline 360 content as SCORM (Sharable Content Object Reference Model) to an LMS involves a few steps. SCORM is a widely used standard that ensures compatibility between e-learning content and various LMS platforms.

Here's a general guide on how to publish your Articulate Storyline 360 content as SCORM and upload it to an LMS:

Step 1: Prepare Your Course in Articulate Storyline 360

  1. Create your e-learning course content using Articulate Storyline 360.

  2. Ensure that your course is complete, interactive, and ready for distribution.

Step 2: Publish Your Course as SCORM

  1. In Articulate Storyline 360, go to the "Home" tab.

  2. Click on the "Publish" button to open the Publish dialog box.

  3. In the "Publish Format" section, select "LMS" from the dropdown menu.

  4. Choose the version of SCORM you want to use (SCORM 1.2 or SCORM 2004) based on your LMS's compatibility.

  5. Configure other publishing settings as needed, such as reporting options, completion criteria, etc.

  6. Click the "Publish" button to generate the SCORM package files.

Step 3: Upload Your SCORM Package to the LMS

  1. Log in to your Learning Management System (LMS) as an administrator or content manager.

  2. Navigate to the section where you can add new courses or content. This might be called "Course Management," "Content Library," "Course Catalog," or something similar, depending on your LMS.

  3. Look for an option to "Add Content" or "Upload Course." Select this option.

  4. Choose the option to upload a new SCORM package.

  5. Fill in the required information, such as the course title, description, and any other metadata.

  6. Upload the SCORM package files that you generated in Step 2.

  7. Save or publish the course within the LMS.

Step 4: Configure LMS Settings (Optional)

  1. Depending on your LMS, you might have additional settings to configure, such as tracking, reporting, completion criteria, and more. Refer to your LMS's documentation for guidance on configuring these settings.

  2. Test the course within the LMS to ensure that all interactions, assessments, and tracking elements are working as expected.

Step 5: Enroll Learners and Launch the Course

  1. Enroll learners into the course through the LMS. This process might involve assigning the course to specific users or groups.

  2. Learners can access the course through the LMS interface. When they launch the course, the LMS will communicate with the SCORM package to track their progress and interactions.

Please note that the specific steps and options may vary based on your version of Articulate Storyline 360 and the LMS you are using. Always refer to the documentation provided by Articulate and your LMS for the most accurate and up-to-date instructions.

About LMS Portals

At LMS Portals, we provide our clients and partners with a SaaS-based, multi-tenant learning management system that allows you to launch a dedicated training environment (a portal) for each of your unique audiences.

The system includes built-in, SCORM-compliant course authoring software that enables most anyone to build engaging courses quickly and easily.

We also offer a complete library of ready-made courses, covering most every aspect of corporate training and employee development.

If you choose to, you can create Learning Paths to deliver courses in a logical progression and add structure to your training program. The system also supports Virtual Instructor-Led Training (VILT) and provides tools for social learning.

Together, these features make the LMS Portals platform the ideal solution to publish your Articulate 360 SCORM content.

Contact us today to get started or visit our Partner Program pages

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