Thanks to the internet and digital technologies, thousands of entrepreneurial companies and individuals are now finding new opportunities to profit from areas like providing e-training courses and e-learning systems.
eLearning is is the modern equivalent of distance learning, where learners do not interact face-to-face with the trainer or teacher.
The eTraining Industry Is Growing
eLearning sites like Udemy.com show that the e-Training industry is growing.
Udemy provides 30,000+ e-courses covering all topics, from marketing and developing influence, to courses on building healthy relationships and making better lifestyle choices, etc …
(Udemy provides 30,000+ courses online covering all topics!)
This is not only great for people looking to gain practical knowledge and skills, but also for individuals that have unique information that can help transform the lives of others.
eCourses – Benefits And Challenges
The internet provides tools and technologies for developing ecourses, but there are also significant drawbacks.:
- Figuring out the best method to deliver content,
- Using easy-to-use tools that course students can instinctively use to start learning,
- Ensuring consistent methods are used throughout the content, course branding, etc.
- Measuring learning outcomes,
- Grading student scores,
- Generating reports, completion certificates
Additional factors include lack of human contact, lack of student motivation, distractions, etc.
eCourses – Unlimited Possibilities
If you plan to create and sell information-based products, creating e-courses that teach useful subjects is a great way to grow a subscriber list and develop an online stream of revenue. Creating products is, after all, one of the best ways to build a customer base, establish authority and credibility online and position yourself as a leader in your industry.
There’s a ton of opportunity. Almost anything can be taught online.
(Got a business or passion for commercial photography, gardening or technical writing? Turn it into an ecourse!)
The problem is that creating “how to” ebooks and training courses from scratch takes a lot of time. If you have been marketing your business online for a while, however, you already have the building blocks of great content on your blog or website that can be leveraged into a training product.
If you’re searching for a cost-effective way to create and sell an online training product and your website is built using WordPress, then let me introduce you to a powerful WordPress solution you may want to download.
Let’s Review …
WP Courseware – Online Course Creation Software
WPCourseware is a learning management system plugin for WordPress that lets users set up professional training courses and build e-learning products fast with WordPress.
(WP Courseware – WordPress Course Management Plugin)
The WPCourseware plugin is currently being used by over 7,000 businesses online and makes creating courses in WordPress simple.
A course in WPCourseware consists of training modules and modules comprise of units, quizzes, etc.
WPCourseware integrates fully with any WordPress site. Once installed, the plugin adds its own menu item that lets you create a new course, edit existing modules and units, add quiz questions, edit plugin, import/export training content, modify training certificates, access training documentation, etc …
(WP Courseware plugin menu)
WPCourseware also lets you include a sidebar widget, giving you further customization options …
(WP Courseware Widget)
You can fully customize and configure your courses.
For example, you can decide whether course students 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 access an overview of all course information inside your admin dashboard and perform a number of actions (e.g. reorder modules, course units and quizzes) …
(View training course information inside the admin dashboard)
If you are already familiar with how WordPress works, you can create courses quickly using familiar interfaces and functions.
For example, you can add and edit your course title and description, set user access, customize messages and notifications, provide course completion certificates and fine tune other course settings simply by switching tabs, entering information into fields, checking radio buttons, choosing options from drop-down menus, rearranging elements around screens using drag & drop, etc …
(”Edit Course” section)
Adding training modules and units is as easy as creating and editing WordPress posts. You can easily include text, images, videos, 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 section …
(Order Course Modules & Units settings area)
When you have finished creating your module, just publish it like any other WordPress post or page.
All of your course units will be listed in a table in the “Course Units” screen …
(List of course units)
Placing your course and training modules into pages is simple. WPCourseware allows you to insert course and training module information into pages using a range of shortcodes …
After publishing your page, your training course will display to users with all of the options you have added …
(Training course created with WPCourseware)
Once your e-course is published, you can restrict content access to registered students only …
(Users must log in and have permission to view your training content)
For more details go here: WPCourseware
Here are just a few of the benefits and advantages of using WPCourseware to add professional training courses to your WordPress site on your WordPress site:
Ready To Start Using In Minutes
WP Courseware installs just like every WP plugin. Simply upload a zip file containing the plugin files to your Plugins folder via your WP dashboard and activate.
Create Courses In Minutes
As mentioned earlier, if you have a basic understanding of how WordPress works, you can create training courses quickly and easily using familiar interfaces and functions.
Simply create a new course, training module, or unit with course content, and optional quiz or survey. Drag and drop to organize the content and create a course outline using the plugin’s shortcodes or widget.
WP Courseware lets you create unlimited courses, modules, lessons, surveys, quizzes and add an unlimited number of users to courses.
Use Different Types Of Content
A course unit uses WordPress custom types, which lets you add any type of content you would normally insert into a WordPress post or pageWordPress pages or posts besides text, like audio, video, images, hyperlinks, downloadable files, etc.
(Use different content types to create your training courses)
Some additional benefits include:
- Compatible with all WordPress themes: The plugin works with all WordPress themes.
- Compatible with all devices: WP Courseware deliver training content accross all devices.
WP Courseware offers many features to site owners. Below we have listed just a few:
You can create a course outline or course progress page using shortcodes. The course progress shortcode displays the courses students are enrolled in as well as displaying their current progress.
Students can also navigate through your course using a custom sidebar widget.
As a course administrator, you can also track students as they progress through courses inside the dashboard …
(Track student progress)
Automatically Enroll Participants
You can set up courses to allow automatic enrollment of new students.
Students can be issued with a customized certificate. You can add a custom background, logo, and signature to certificates …
(Course completion certificates)
The import/export functionality lets you set up training courses on a new website.
Custom Email Notifications
WPCourseware allows you to create custom email notifications for trainees after completing modules and courses and for communicating course-related administrative matters. You can also customize the quiz result email so your students can be congratulated upon completing course quizzes. Additionally, you can also send out mass emails to students with their final course grade with just one click …
(WP Courseware – Email Notifications)
Add Quizzes And Surveys
Add a quiz or survey to your course content …
(Surveys & Quizzes)
- Add course progress blocking or non-blocking quizzes depending on your needs.
- Quizzes can be timed, paginated, and include customized feedback based on question tags.
- Quiz results can be downloaded in PDF format. The survey feature allows you to download a CSV file with the survey results.
- The course grade book helps track your student’s progress …
(WP Courseware – Edit Quiz/Survey Screen)
Integrates With WordPress Membership & e-Commerce Plugins
WPCourseware works with many ecommerce and membership plugins …
(Membership And e-Commerce Plugin Integration)
Feedback From Users
Below are some of the testimonials and feedback plugin customers have written about the WPCourseware 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
As mentioned earlier, if you have been marketing your business online for a while, you already have training content on your blog or website that can be leveraged into a new product.
WP Courseware allows you to easily convert any any WordPress post or page into a course unit, so if you have already published lots of “how to” articles and tutorials.
WPCourseware is well-supported and backed by a no-risk, thirty day, full refund guarantee. Users get free access to all integrations and 1 year of support and upgrades with their purchase.
The plugin’s “Documentation” screen inside the plugin’s settings menu explains how to use the available shortcodes …
(Plugin Documentation – Shortcodes)
And access to dozens of “how-to” tutorials …
(Plugin Documentation – How-To Video Tutorials)
WPCourseware is available in the following options:
- 2-Site License – This edition enables you to install WP Courseware on 1 WordPress web site only. Includes 1 year of free upgrades and support. Cost = $99.00.
- 10-Site Licensing – This enables you to use WPCourseware on 10 WordPress web sites. Includes one year of free upgrades and support. Price = $125.00.
- 25-Site Edition – This lets you configure WP Courseware on 25 domains. Includes one year of free upgrades and support. Cost = $175.00.
Please Note: The price of the WPCourseware product can vary, depending on whether there are any promotions or limited-time special offers. The above reflects the price at the time this content was published. This may not be the actual price charged by the product seller when you visit the site and you may be shown additional upsells or one-time offers after you’ve purchased.
Check the plugin’s website for the latest pricing:
For a demo video showing how the software works, including installation instructions and tutorials, FAQs, support help desk, contact details and more, visit the WP Courseware website.
Download The Plugin
WP Courseware will help you create a training course quickly and easily. This is a powerful WordPress solution that you should definitely consider using.
For complete details, check out the plugin here: