Thanks to the digital revolution, thousands of entrepreneurial organizations and individuals are now finding new niches and opportunities to profit from in areas like online training and education.
e-Learning is based on the concept of distance learning, where students do not interact face-to-face with the teacher or trainer.
The eTraining Industry Is Growing
eTraining sites like Udemy are indicative of the explosive growth of the eLearning industry.
Udemy provides over 30,000 online courses covery every subject imaginable, from design and personal development, to courses about better parenting and motivation, etc …
(Udemy.com offers over 30,000 online courses covering all topics!)
This is not only great for people looking to learn, but also for individuals that have valuable educational content that can help transform the lives of others.
Online Training – Opportunities And Challenges
Some of the drawbacks of planning e-courses include:
- Figuring out the,
- Employing familiar tools that students can use immediately to access the content,
- Ensuring consistency across the content, branding, etc.
- Measuring outcomes,
- Assessing student performance,
- Creating useful reports, completion certificates
Additional factors include lack of face-to-face interaction, potential lack of student motivation (e.g. boredom), distracting environments, etc.
eLearning – A World Of Possibilities
If you are a product creator, creating a course that helps people gain practical knowledge and skills of useful areas is a great way to grow a subscriber list or develop another stream of revenue. Creating products is one of the best ways to build a loyal customer base, establish authority and credibility online and position yourself as an industry or niche leader.
There’s a ton of opportunity. Almost anything can be taught online.
(Got an interest or business built around photography, gardening or creative writing? Turn it into an e-course!)
The problem is that creating PDF reports and training courses from scratch can take a lot of time. If you have been online for a while, however, you probably already have content on your blog or website that can be leveraged into a digital product.
If you’re searching for an inexpensive way to develop and sell elearning courses and your website is built with WordPress, then there is a powerful WordPress solution that can help you.
WP Courseware – WordPress Course Management Plugin
Description Of Product
WPCourseware is a leading online course creation plugin for WordPress.
(WP Courseware – WordPress Course Creation Plugin)
WPCourseware is currently being used by 7,000+ businesses online and makes creating training courses in WordPress very simple.
In WP Courseware, e-Courses comprise of modules and training modules include units, quizzes, etc.
WP Courseware can be fully integrated with WordPress. Once installed, the plugin adds a new section to the admin menu that lets you create a new training course, edit modules and units, add quizzes and surveys, edit plugin, import/export training content, modify certificates, access plugin documentation, etc …
(WP Courseware options menu)
WPCourseware also lets you add a sidebar widget, allowing you to further customize your course options …
You can completely customize and configure all courses.
For example, you can decide if participants must complete a training section before they can progress through to the next section …
(Course settings can be configured to suit your needs)
You can view information about all training courses “at a glance” and perform a number of actions (e.g. access the grade book) …
(View training course details inside your dashboard)
If you have a basic understanding of how WordPress works, you can quickly create training courses using familiar WordPress interfaces and functions.
For example, you can add and edit course titles and descriptions, set user access, customize user messages and notifications, issue certificates of completion for courses and fine tune other course settings simply by switching tabs, entering information into fields, checking radio buttons, choosing drop-down menu options, rearranging elements around screens using drag & drop, etc …
(Plugin ”Edit Course” area)
Adding modules and units is as simple as creating and editing WordPress posts. You can include text, images, videos, and any other form of content that you would normally add to a post.
You can reorder your units inside training modules using drag and drop inside the ”Order Course Modules & Units” screen …
(Order Course Modules & Units settings area)
When you have finished creating your module, simply publish it like any other WordPress post or page.
You can view a table containing all of your course units in the “Course Units” area …
(List of course units)
Placing your course and modules into pages is simple. WPCourseware allows you to insert course and training module information into pages using the plugin’s built-in shortcodes …
(WP Courseware shortcode)
After publishing your page, your course will display to users with all the information you have added …
(Creating professional-looking training courses is easy with WP Courseware)
After publishing your e-course, members must log in and have permission to view your training content …
(Members must be logged in and have permission to access your training content)
For more details go here: WP Courseware
Benefits Of Using WP Courseware
Here are just a few of the benefits and advantages of using WPCourseware to add professional courses to your WordPress web site on your WordPress website:
Really Easy To Install
WP Courseware is very easy to install. Simply upload the plugin file to your Plugin folder via your WordPress dashboard and activate.
Create Training Courses Quickly And Easily
As mentioned earlier, if you already understand how WordPress works, you can quickly create courses using familiar interfaces and functions.
Simply create a course, training module, or unit with content, and optional quiz or survey. Drag and drop to arrange the course and create a course outline using the plugin’s shortcodes or widget.
WP Courseware allows you to add unlimited courses, modules, lessons, surveys, quizzes and users.
Add Different Content Formats
A course unit uses WordPress custom types, which allows you to add any type of content you would typically insert into a WordPress post or pageWordPress posts or pages besides text, like embedded media, images, hyperlinks, file downloads, etc.
(Use different content types to create your training courses)
Some additional benefits and advantages include the following:
- Compatible with all WordPress themes: The plugin integrates with all WordPress themes.
- Compatible with all devices: The plugin allows you to deliver training content across multiple devices.
WPCourseware offers WP users with a number of features. Here are some of these:
Course Outline And Progress Page
You can create course outlines and course progress pages using shortcodes. The course progress shortcode is dynamic and displays the courses your students have enrolled in while also displaying their current progress.
Track Course Progress
Students can also view their course progress with a dynamic custom sidebar widget.
As an administrator, you can also track students as they progress through courses inside your dashboard …
Set up courses to allow automatic enrollment of new course students.
Customized Certificates Of Completion
Students who successfully complete courses can be issued with training course certificates. You can add a custom background, logo, and signature …
(Course completion certificates)
The import/export function allows you to set up your course on other sites.
Custom Email Notifications
WPCourseware lets you set up custom user messages for students upon module and course completion and communicating on other administrative matters. You can also customize the quiz result email so your students can be congratulated upon completing course quizzes. You can also send out a mass email to your students with their final grade with a single click …
(User Messaging – WP Courseware)
Quizzes And Surveys
Add a quiz or survey to your course content …
(Surveys And Quizzes)
- Depending on your needs, you can add course progress blocking or non-blocking quizzes.
- Quizzes can be timed, paginated, and include customized feedback based on question tags.
- Results can be downloaded in PDF format. You can also download a CSV file with survey results.
- The course grade book will help track how well your students are doing …
(WPCourseware – Edit Quiz/Survey Section)
Integrates With WordPress Membership & eCommerce Sites
WPCourseware can be used with many well-known WordPress ecommerce and membership plugins …
(e-Commerce And Membership Site Integration)
Here are a couple of the testimonials and comments plugin users have published about the WP Courseware plugin:
“No e-learning solution for WordPress compares to the ease and speed that WP Courseware offers people when setting up online courses.” Chris Lema
“Nate contacted me about checking out WP Courseware. I did… and I was impressed. Today, I have WP Courseware integrated into the delivery side of Blog Marketing Academy itself.” David Risley, Entrepreneur, Blogger, & Speaker
As mentioned earlier, if you have been marketing your business online for a while, you already have training content on your website or blog that can be leveraged into a new product.
WPCourseware allows you to convert any page or post on your site into a course unit, so if there are a number of great “how to” content like step-by-step tutorials already published on your site, you probably already have a product partially created …
(Convert any WordPress post or page into a course unit)
Additionally, you can use the import/export feature to build and sell completed training courses to other WordPress site owners.
Apart from using the plugin to create sellable training courses, you can also use WPCourseware to train new staff, or document instructions for outsourcing business tasks.
WP Courseware is very well-supported and backed by a no-risk, thirty day, 100% money-back guarantee. Users get free access to all integrations and 1 year of support and upgrades with their purchase.
The plugin’s “Documentation” section inside the plugin’s options and settings menu provides examples of the shortcodes …
(WP Courseware Documentation – Shortcodes)
And access to complete ”how-to” video tutorials …
(Plugin Documentation – Plugin Tutorials)
WP Courseware is available in the following options:
- 2-Site Edition – This license enables you to set up WPCourseware on 1 site only. Price includes 1 year of free upgrades and support. Price = $99.00.
- 10-Site Licensing – This license lets you use WP Courseware on 10 web sites. It includes 1 year of free upgrades and support. Cost = $125.00.
- 25-Site License Edition – This allows you to configure WP Courseware on 25 sites. Includes one year of free upgrades and support. Cost = $175.00.
Please Note: Current pricing for this product depends on whether there are any promotions or limited-time specials being offered. When we last checked, the software is being retailed for the amounts shown above. This may not be the actual pricing charged by the software seller when you visit the product site and there may be additional upsells or one-time offers after your purchase.
Check the plugin’s website for current pricing details:
For a demo video of the plugin in action, including help documentation and tutorials, FAQs, support help desk, contact details and more, visit the WP Courseware website.
Get This Plugin
If you want to develop and sell e-courses, the WP Courseware plugin is an inexpensive and powerful courseware solution that you need to know about.
For complete details, visit the plugin website: