WP Courseware – WordPress eLearning Management Plugin

WP Courseware is a leading WordPress course management system plugin that lets you easily create and manage online courses, training membership sites, and how-to information products.

WPCourseware - Online Course Management Plugin For WordPress

Thanks to the internet, thousands of entrepreneurial companies and individuals are discovering new opportunities to profit from areas like online education.

Electronic learning (e-Learning) is is the technological equivalent of distance learning, where students have no face-to-face interaction with the trainer or teacher.

The e-Learning Industry Is Growing

Online teaching sites like Udemy are indicative of the explosive growth of the eTraining industry.

Udemy.com currently offers over 30,000 e-courses on every topic imaginable, from web development and personal productivity, to courses on happiness and music, etc …

Udemy currently offers over 30,000 ecourses covering every topic imaginable!

(Udemy offers over 30,000 online courses covering all topics!)

This is not only great for people looking to gain useful skills, but also for individuals that have something to share.

e-Courses – Benefits & Challenges

Some of the challenges of developing e-courses include:

  • Working out methods of delivering training,
  • Employing easy-to-use tools and technologies that learners can immediately use to ,
  • Ensuring consistency of methods delivered across the content, branding, etc.
  • Measuring outcomes,
  • Assessing student scores,
  • Creating useful reports, completion certificates

Additional factors include the lack of human contact, boredom and potential lack of student motivation, loss of focus, etc.

eLearning – Unlimited Possibilities

If you are a product creator, creating training products that teach commercial subjects in strong interest is a great way to attract new subscribers and develop another stream of revenue. Creating products is one of the best ways to build a loyal customer base, establish authority and credibility and position yourself as an industry or niche leader.

There’s a ton of opportunity. Anything can be turned into a learning course.

Got skills, knowledge or business interest in fashion photography, landscaping or copywriting? Turn it into an e-course!

(Got knowledge, skills or business interest in fashion photography, landscaping or technical writing? Turn it into an e-course!)

The problem is that creating “how to” ebooks and training courses from scratch tends to be very time-consuming. Chances are, however, that if you have been marketing yourself online for a while, you probably already have training content on your website or blog that can be leveraged into a training product.

If you’re searching for a cost-effective way to create an online training product and your site is built using WordPress, this article will introduce you to a great WordPress plugin that can help you.

Introducing …

WP Courseware – WordPress Course Creation Plugin


WPCourseware is a learning management system plugin for WordPress that lets users set up training courses and build e-learning products quickly and easily using WordPress.

WPCourseware - Learning Management System Courseware Plugin For WordPress

(WP Courseware – WordPress Course Management Plugin)

7,000+ sites use WPCourseware. WPCourseware makes creating courses in WordPress very simple.

A training course in WP Courseware consists of modules and modules can include course units, quizzes, etc.

WPCourseware fully integrates with WordPress. The plugin adds a new section to your main menu that lets you add a new training course, add or edit modules and units, edit quizzes and surveys, edit plugin, import/export training content, modify certificates, access plugin documentation, etc …

WPCourseware plugin menu

(WP Courseware options menu)

WPCourseware also lets you add a widget in your sidebar, allowing users to view their own progress …

WP Courseware Sidebar Widget

(WPCourseware Widget)

You can completely configure and customize your courses.

For example, you can specify if participants need to complete a training unit before they are allowed to advance to the next section …

Course settings can be customized

(Course settings can be configured to suit your needs)

You can access an overview of your training courses inside the admin dashboard and perform a range of actions (e.g. reorder modules, units and quizzes) …

View training course details inside your dashboard

(View details about your training courses inside the admin dashboard)

If you are already familiar with the way WordPress works, you can quickly create training courses using familiar WP interfaces and functionality.

For example, you can add and edit your course title and description, set user access, customize messages and user notifications, issue certificates of completion for courses and fine tune other course settings simply by switching tabs, entering information into fields, checking radio buttons, selecting options from drop-down menus, dragging and dropping elements around screens, etc …

Plugin "Edit Course" screen

(Plugin ”Edit Course” area)

Adding training modules and course units is as easy as adding and editing a WordPress post. You can easily include text, images, embedded media, and any other kind of content that you would normally add to a post.

You can reorder your training content by dragging and dropping units inside modules inside the Ordering settings area …

WP Courseware - Order Course Modules & Units section

(Order Course Modules & Units screen)

When you are done adding content to 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 …

Course Units

(Course Units table)

Placing your course and modules into pages is simple. WP Courseware lets you insert course and training module information into pages using shortcodes …

WP Courseware shortcode

(WP Courseware shortcodes)

With shortcodes, you can add training course information to your pages and manage all of your course options from the plugin settings section …

Training course created with WP Courseware

(Training course created with WP Courseware)

After publishing your training product, users must be logged in and have permission to access your training content …

Members must be logged in and have permission to access your training content

(Members must be logged in and have permission to access your training content)

More info: WPCourseware


Below we have listed just a few of the benefits of using WPCourseware to add professional courses to your site on your site:

Ready To Use In No Time

WPCourseware installs like any regular plugin. Just upload a zip file that contains the plugin files to your Plugins folder via your admin user section and activate.

Very Simple To Use

As mentioned earlier, if you are already familiar with the way WordPress works, you can create training courses very quickly using familiar interfaces and functions.

Just create a new course, module, or course unit with content, and optional quiz or survey. Drag and drop to organize the course and create a course outline using the plugin’s shortcodes or widget.

Unlimited Expandability

The plugin allows you to add unlimited courses, modules, lessons, quizzes, surveys and enrollees.

Use Different Content

Course units use WordPress custom types, which let you add any type of content you would normally insert into WordPress posts or pages besides text, like video, audio, images, links, downloadable files, etc.

Add any type of content you like to create your training courses

(Use different content types to create your training courses)

Additional benefits of the plugin include:

  • Use with all WP themes: The plugin integrates with all WordPress themes.
  • Use with all devices: WPCourseware deliver content that can be viewed on all devices.

WP Courseware Features

WP Courseware provides many features to WP users. Here are just some:

Course Outlines

You can create course outlines and course progress pages via shortcodes. The course progress shortcode is dynamic and displays the courses students have enrolled in as well as displaying their current progress.

Progress-Tracking Features

Students can also view their course progress with a custom sidebar widget.

As an administrator, you can also track students as they progress through courses inside the dashboard …

Track student progress

(Progress-tracking features)

Enroll New Participants Automatically

You can set up courses to allow automatic enrollment of new students.


Students who successfully complete your training courses can be issued with a course certificate. You can add custom backgrounds, logos and signatures to training certificates …

Customized training certificates

(Customized training certificates)

Import/Export Functionality

The export/import functionality allows you to set up your course on a new website.

Custom Email Notifications And User Messages

WPCourseware allows you to set up custom user notifications to congratulate trainees after completing modules and courses and to communicate course-related administrative matters. You can also customize quiz result emails to congratulate students who complete course quizzes. Additionally, you can also send out a mass email to your students with their final grade with one click …

WP Courseware - User Messaging

(WPCourseware – Email Notifications)

Add Quizzes And Surveys

Add a quiz or survey to course content …

WP Courseware - Surveys And Quizzes

(Add Quizzes & Surveys)

  • Add course progress blocking or non-blocking quizzes depending on how you decide to structure your course.
  • Quizzes can be timed, paginated, and include customized feedback based on question tags.
  • Results can be downloaded in PDF format. The survey feature allows you to download a CSV file with the survey results.
  • The instructor grade book will help track how students are progressing  …

WP Courseware - Edit Quiz/Survey Screen

(Edit Quiz/Survey Screen – WP Courseware)

Works With e-Commerce & Membership Site Plugins

WP Courseware works with many leading ecommerce and membership plugins …

Works With Membership & e-Commerce Sites

(Integrates With Membership & e-Commerce Sites)


Below are a few of the testimonials users have published about WP Courseware:

“No e-learning solution for WordPress compares to the ease and speed that WP Courseware offers people when setting up online courses.” Chris Lema, Author, Speaker, and E-Learning Expert


“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

Product Tips

As mentioned earlier, if you have been online for a while, you probably already have plenty of great content on your website or blog that can be leveraged into a training product.

WPCourseware lets you easily convert any any WordPress post or page into a course unit, so if there are a number of educational articles and step-by-step tutorials have already posted on your website, you probably already have a product partially created …

Convert any page or post into a course unit

(Convert any post or page into a course unit)

Additionally, you can use the import/export feature to create and sell training courses to other WordPress site owners.

Apart from using the plugin to create sellable e-courses, you can also use WPCourseware to train staff inhouse, or document instructions for outsourced tasks in your business.


WP Courseware is well-supported and backed by a no-risk, thirty day, complete refund guarantee. Users get free access to all integrations and one year of support and upgrades with their purchase.

The plugin’s “Documentation” section inside the plugin’s settings area provides examples of the shortcodes …

Plugin Documentation - Shortcodes

(WPCourseware Documentation – Shortcodes)

And access to 15+ ”how-to” videos …

WPCourseware Documentation - How-To Video Tutorials

(Plugin Documentation – Plugin Video Tutorials)

Product Pricing

WPCourseware is available in the following options:

  • 2-Site Licensing – This lets you use WP Courseware on a single website. Includes one year of free upgrades and support. Cost = $99.00.
  • 10-Site Licensing – This license enables you to use WP Courseware on 10 WordPress sites. It includes 1 year of free upgrades and support. Price = $125.00.
  • 25-Site Licensing – This edition lets you install WP Courseware on 25 domains. It includes one year of free upgrades and support. Cost = $175.00.

Please Note: Pricing for this product can vary, depending on whether there are any promotions or limited-time specials being offered. Currently, the product retails for the pricing shown above. This may or may not be the actual pricing set by the software seller when you visit the plugin website and you may be shown additional upsells or one-time offers after your purchase.

Check the plugin’s website for current pricing details:

Additional Info

For a demo video of the plugin, including installation instructions and tutorials, FAQs, customer helpdesk, contact details and more, visit the WPCourseware website.

The Bottom Line

WP Courseware will help you build and sell e-learning courses quickly and easily. This is a powerful plugin you should definitely download.

WPCourseware - Learning Management System Courseware Plugin For WordPress

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