LearnDash is the best WordPress solution for creating, managing and even selling your courses. You can easily manage courses, assignments, advanced quizzes, lesson timers, access expiration and much more.
In this article, you will find:
If you need to create a learning management system for your website, this article will help you.
Don’t worry if you don’t know anything LearnDash – I am going to present it to you now.
The LearnDash plugin is built based on wide learning industry’s experience. It is used by major universities and entrepreneurs.
It is the best solution not only for educational institutions, CEU training organisations, non-profits but also for developers with clients who want a learning management system built on WordPress.
LearnDash has tonnes of features:
So, if you have decided that LearnDash is the right plugin for you, you can go to its price page and select the plan that you prefer.
After you have purchased it, you will receive many emails. In one of those emails, you will find a download link. Download the plugin to your PC. After that, in your WordPress Dashboard, go to Plugins > Add new > Upload plugin – to upload and activate it.
Now that the plugin has been activated, you have to configure licence settings as shown in the image below (you can find your credentials in one of the emails that you have received):
Finally, if you have decided to sell your courses, you have to fill in PayPal information:
You can view the course as a container: inside the course, you can insert lessons, quizzes, assignments, and certificates.
Before creating the content of your learning management system, I suggest you to familiarise yourself with the best practices reported by the authors of LearnDash (you can read the article only if you have logged in to the support area).
If you have already read it, or everything is clear to you, we can now create a Spanish Course.
So, go to LearnDash LMS > Course > Add new, and enter a title and a description of your course.
Now, you have to fill in Course Options. Most of them are autoexplicative, so I will show you just a few less intuitive ones, like:
If you think that LearnDash is the plugin that you are searching for, I would also recommend you Woffice – our WordPress theme for companies and educational institutions. It is completely compatible with LearnDash. You can see an example in the “Demo School”.
I hope this article has been helpful. If you like it and/or LearnDash, you can let me know in the comments – and I will prepare a small series of articles about LearnDash.