Getting started on SOL
This book contains all the student help information for Solent Online Learning.
Minimum Browser Requirements
Browser requirements for SOL
SOL uses pop-up windows to display some resources. If you are having difficulty viewing resources from home, make sure that your browser is not blocking these pop-ups. It also requires that your browser is set to accept cookies. If you have high security settings at home, you may need to adjust these when using SOL or add it as a trusted site.
To get the best out of our online services we recommend:
Minimum web browser requirements: Although Solent Online Learning will work with a wide range of web browsers, we recommend that you always make sure you have the most up to date version of whichever browser you use. You can usually find version information and update buttons in the "About" section of a browser's settings. For mobile and tablet devices make sure you update the browser and operating system when prompted by the manufacturer.
Broadband Internet: faster than 2Mbs download speed recommended.
To check your broadband speed: http://speedtest.net/
Browser plug-ins: Adobe Reader (for PDF documents).