I imported students and parents separately through data admin. Now I want to link them by their relationship. In data admin it requires family sinc key. When I looked into database it is null. Please guide me how I can create families and link students and parents in bulk.
LO QUE YO HICE FUE CARGAR EN USUARIOS TANTO A LOS HIJOS COMO LOS TUTORES
LUEGO CREE UN ARCHIVO DE FAMILIAS UNI PRIMER APELLIDO Y SEGUNDO APELLIDO DE LA NIÑAS COMO NOMBRE DE FAMILIA Y CREE UN CODIGO PARA LA FAMILIA
The family sync is a separate value, unique to that family, that helps tell Gibbon which users to link together. This can be any unique value you create, or in the case of importing from another SIS system this could be the family ID used in that database. Looks like Beatriz is suggesting using the surnames of the student as a way to create a unique code for that family. Another way to do this, if your system has unique student IDs, is to use the student ID of the eldest child in that family as the family sync key.
Welcome to Gibbon Community. I am also from Pakistan.That will be great if it happens . I think Sandra can answer it . I am also working on Urdu translation of Gibbon which is 70 % completed . So we both can help each other . could you share your email id.
Thanks @ghulamabbas92 ! Isn’t that going to be too long?
I have to import all parents as users first and then import family IDs for these usernames? What are you using as Family ID? Last names and First names are too common. I saw the dummy data uses numerals 1, 2, 3, etc
The value of family sync can be up to 50 characters. If you’re importing from another system then you can often use the database ID of the family from that system. Otherwise, if you’re creating an ID from raw spreadsheet data, you can often use spreadsheet formulas to help create a value with a high probability of uniqueness based on the data you have: perhaps the family name + oldest childs birthdate, student ID of oldest child, the email of the contact priority 1 parent, etc. Hope this helps!
Thanks @ross ! I am going with Father/Mother’s first name + Oldest child’s first name
In your (and everyone else on this thread) experience, what’s the least painful way of sending out username and ID’s to so many people :# Can it be automated through the website ? (Were the schools open, we would’ve given them out physically )