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.

WP Courseware - WordPress Learning Management Plugin

Thanks to the internet and digital technologies, thousands of entrepreneurial organizations and individuals are now finding new niches and opportunities to profit from in areas like online education.

eLearning is based on the concept of distance learning, where students don’t have face-to-face interaction with the trainer or teacher.

The e-Training Industry Is Growing

eTraining course sites like Udemy show that the e-Training industry is growing.

Udemy offers over 30,000 e-courses covering all topics, from web development and personal development, to better parenting and photography, etc …

Udemy provides over 30,000 e-courses covering every subject imaginable!

(Udemy.com provides over 30,000 online courses covering every topic imaginable!)

This is not only great for people looking to learn new things, but also for businesses that have unique content that can help transform the lives of others.

eTraining – Opportunities & Challenges

Some of the challenges of planning, developing and implementing effective elearning courses include:

  • Working out the best methods to deliver content,
  • Using easy-to-use tools that course students can use intuitively to access the content,
  • Ensuring consistent methods are used throughout content design, branding, etc.
  • Measuring outcomes,
  • Assessing scores,
  • Creating useful reports, certificates of completion

Additional factors include lack of face-to-face interaction, student boredom, distractions that cause loss of focus, etc.

eLearning – Unlimited Possibilities

If you plan to develop and sell information-based products, creating an etraining course that helps people gain the skills they need is a great way to attract new subscribers or monetize your website. Product creation is, after all, one of the best ways to attract new customers, establish authority and credibility online and position yourself as a leader in your industry or niche.

There’s a ton of opportunity. Every imaginable topic can be taught online.

Got an interest or passion for commercial photography, horticulture or writing sales copy? Turn it into an online training course!

(Got a business built around photography, horticulture or technical writing? Turn it into an online training product!)

The problem is that creating PDF reports and training courses from scratch takes a lot of time. If you have been online for a while, however, you already have the building blocks of great training content on your blog or website that can be leveraged into a digital training product.

If your site is built using WordPress and you’re searching for an inexpensive way to develop ecourses then there’s a powerful courseware solution that can help you.

Our Featured WordPress Plugin …

WP Courseware – WordPress Course Creation Plugin


WPCourseware is a leading WordPress course creation plugin.

WPCourseware - WordPress Course Creation Plugin

(WPCourseware – WordPress Learning Management Plugin)

WP Courseware is used in 7,000+ websites and makes creating e-courses in WordPress simple.

A course in WP Courseware comprises of modules and modules are built using units, surveys, etc.

WPCourseware can be fully integrated with WordPress. The plugin adds a new section to the admin menu that lets you create a new course, add or edit existing modules and units, add quiz questions, edit settings, import/export course information, create custom certificates of completion, access training documentation, etc …

WPCourseware plugin menu

(WP Courseware plugin menu)

WPCourseware also lets you add a widget in your sidebar, allowing you to further customize your course options …

WP Courseware Sidebar Widget

(WPCourseware Widget)

Courses can be completely customized and configured.

For example, you can specify if participants need to have completed a course unit before they can advance to the next section …

Customize your course settings

(Course settings can be configured to suit your needs)

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

View training course details inside your WP dashboard

(View information about your training courses inside your dashboard)

If you have a basic understanding of how WordPress works, you can quickly create courses using familiar interfaces and functions.

For example, you can add and edit course titles and descriptions, set user access, customize messages and user notifications, provide course completion certificates and fine tune other course settings simply by switching tabs, entering data into fields, checking radio buttons, choosing options from drop-down menus, rearranging elements around screens using drag & drop, etc …

Plugin options screen

(Plugin ”Edit Course” section)

Adding modules and course units is as easy as creating and editing a WordPress post. You can easily include text, images, videos, and any other type 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” screen …

WPCourseware - Order Course Modules & Units section

(Order Course Modules & Units section)

When you are done adding content to your unit, simply publish it like any other WordPress post or page.

All of your course units will be listed in a table in the “Course Units” area …

Course Units

(List of course units)

Placing your course and training modules into pages is simple. WPCourseware lets you use the plugin’s built-in shortcodes to insert courses and training module information into pages …

WP Courseware shortcodes

(WP Courseware shortcode)

After publishing your page, your training course will display to users with all the options you have configured …

Training course created with WPCourseware

(Training course created with WP Courseware)

After publishing your elearning product, the content can be accessed by logged in your registered members …

Members must log in and have permission to access your training content

(Users must log in and have permission to view your training content)

To learn more about this plugin go here: WP Courseware


Below we have listed just some of the many benefits and advantages of using WP Courseware to create training courses online on your web site:

Quick And Easy To Install And Use. Be Up And Running In Minutes.

WPCourseware is very easy to install. Just upload it to your Plugin folder via your WordPress dashboard and activate.

Create Courses Quickly

As mentioned earlier, if you are already familiar with how WordPress works, you can quickly create courses using familiar WordPress 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 lets you create unlimited courses, modules, lessons, quizzes, surveys and add an unlimited number of students to courses.

Add Different Content Formats

Course units use WordPress custom types, which allow you to add anything you would typically add to a WordPress page or postWordPress pages or posts besides text, such as audio files, videos, graphic elements, hyperlinks, downloadable files, etc.

Use different types of content to create your training courses

(Use different types of content to create your training courses)

Some additional benefits of using the plugin include the following:

  • Compatible with all themes: The plugin works with all WordPress themes.
  • Use on all devices: WP Courseware works on all devices.

Plugin Features

WPCourseware offers many unique features to WordPress users. Below we have listed some of those features:

Course Outline & Progress Page

You can create course outlines or course progress pages using shortcodes. The course progress shortcode is dynamic and displays the courses your students are enrolled in while also displaying their current progress.

Progress-Tracking Features

Students can also navigate through their courses with a dynamic custom sidebar widget.

As a course administrator, you can also track a student’s course progress inside your dashboard …

Progress-tracking features

(Progress-tracking features)

Enroll New Students Automatically

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

Customized Training Course Certificates

Provide students with training course certificates. You can add a custom background, logo, and signature to certificates …

Certificates of completion

(Customized training certificates)

Export/Import Functionality

The import/export function lets you move your course to other sites.

Email Messages

WPCourseware lets you set up custom user messages to congratulate students upon module and course completion and communicating on course-related administrative matters. You can also customize quiz result emails so your students can be congratulated after completing course quizzes. You can also send out mass emails trainees with their final course grade with just one click …

WPCourseware - User Messaging

(Email Messages – WP Courseware)

Quizzes & Surveys

You can add a quiz or survey to course content …

Quizzes & Surveys - WP Courseware

(Surveys And Quizzes)

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

Edit Quiz/Survey Settings Area - WP Courseware

(WP Courseware –  Edit Quiz/Survey Screen)

Works With eCommerce & Membership Site Plugins

WP Courseware can be used with many e-commerce and membership plugins …

Membership & eCommerce Plugin Integration

(Works With WordPress eCommerce & Membership Plugins)

User Testimonials

Below are just a few of the testimonials that users have provided for 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, Entrepreneur, Blogger, & Speaker

Product Tips

As mentioned earlier, if you have been online for a while, you already have loads of useful content on your website or blog that can be leveraged into a digital product.

WPCourseware lets you convert any any WordPress post or page into a course unit, so if there are some educational content like tutorials have already posted on your site, you probably already have a product partially created …

Convert any post or page into a course unit

(Convert any WordPress post or page into a course unit)

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

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

Product Support

WPCourseware is very well-supported and backed by a risk-free, thirty day, complete refund 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 explains how to use the shortcodes …

WP Courseware Documentation - Shortcodes

(WP Courseware Documentation – Shortcodes)

And access to dozens of ”how-to” videos …

WPCourseware Documentation - Plugin Tutorials

(Plugin Documentation – Plugin Tutorials)

Plugin Pricing

WPCourseware is available in the following options:

  • 2-Site Licensing – This lets you activate WP Courseware on a single WordPress web site. Includes 1 year of free upgrades and support. Cost = $99.00.
  • 10-Site Edition – This license lets you activate WP Courseware on ten sites. Cost includes 1 year of free upgrades and support. Cost = $125.00.
  • 25-Site License – This allows you to configure WPCourseware on twenty-five WordPress web sites. Includes one year of free upgrades and support. Price = $175.00.

Note: Price details for the WPCourseware product can vary, depending on whether there are any promotions or limited-time specials being offered. The pricing above was correct when this content was written. This may not be the actual price charged by the software author when you visit the product website and you may be shown additional upsells or one-time offers after you’ve purchased.

Check the plugin’s website for the current pricing here:

Additional Product Information

For ”how-to” videos of the plugin, including installation instructions and tutorials, FAQs, customer help desk, contact details and more, visit the WP Courseware website.

Install The Product

If you are searching for a cost-effective way to create etraining products, WPCourseware is a powerful, yet simple and easy to use courseware solution that you may want to consider using on your site.

WP Courseware - WordPress Learning Management System Plugin

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