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Mahara ePortfolios Beginner's Guide by Derrin Kent, Thomas Bell, Richard Hand

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Time for action — zip, upload, and unzip

The following steps will help you to upload and unzip a compressed file:

  1. Start by putting all the files, which you want to upload to Mahara, into one folder on your local machine.
  2. Then compress or zip the folder. The resulting zipped folder will end with .zip, .tar, or .tar.gz. How you zip a folder will depend on which operating system you are using, but there is plenty of online help to show you how to do this.
  3. Upload your newly created zipped folder to a relevant place in your Mahara portolio, as you would with any other file. You should now see it in your files area.
  4. You will see that an unzip button has appeared. Click on it to begin unzipping the folder:
  5. The next page will show you the details of your ...

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