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 Course Creation Plugin

Thanks to the internet and digital technologies, thousands of entrepreneurial companies and individuals are now finding new niches and opportunities to profit from in areas like providing e-training courses and elearning.

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

The e-Training Industry Is Growing

eLearning course marketplaces like Udemy.com show that the e-Training industry is growing.

Udemy provides 30,000+ ecourses on every topic imaginable, from internet marketing and growing your influence, to courses about better parenting and music, etc …

Udemy.com currently offers over 30,000 ecourses on every subject imaginable!

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

This is not only great for people looking to learn, but also for individuals that have valuable knowledge to teach.

eCourses – Benefits And Drawbacks

The internet provides benefits and opportunities for creating and selling e-courses, but there are also many drawbacks.:

  • Working out the,
  • Using popular tools that do not require an additional learning curve,
  • Ensuring consistent methods are used throughout content design, course branding, etc.
  • Measuring learning performance,
  • Grading student scores,
  • Generating useful reports, certificates of completion

Additional factors include lack of human contact, boredom and lack of student motivation, distractions that cause loss of focus, etc.

eLearning – A World Of Possibilities

If you plan to create and sell information products, creating a learning course that helps people gain practical knowledge is a great way to grow a list or monetize your website. Product creation is, after all, one of the best ways to attract customers, as well as establish authority and credibility and position yourself as an industry or niche leader.

There’s a ton of opportunity. Anything can be turned into an e-course.

Got an interest or business built around fashion photography, horticulture or creative writing? Turn it into an e-course!

(Got a passion or interest in commercial photography, gardening or copywriting? Turn it into an online training product!)

The problem with product creation, however, is that creating “how to” ebooks and training courses from scratch can 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 digital product.

If you’re searching for a cost-effective way to develop ”how-to” courses and your website is built with WordPress, then there’s a powerful courseware plugin that can help you.

Announcing …

WP Courseware – Learning Management System Courseware Plugin For WordPress

Description Of Product

WPCourseware is the leading WordPress learning management plugin.

WPCourseware - WordPress Course Creation Plugin

(WP Courseware – WordPress Course Management System Plugin)

Thousands of sites have the WPCourseware plugin installed. WP Courseware makes creating courses in WordPress simple.

In WPCourseware, eCourses contain training modules and modules contain course units, quizzes, etc.

WPCourseware fully integrates with any WordPress site. Once installed, the plugin adds a new section to your admin menu that lets you create new courses, edit existing modules and units, add quiz questions, edit plugin, import/export your training content, add training certificates, view plugin documentation, etc …

WP Courseware plugin menu

(WP Courseware options menu)

WP Courseware also lets you include a widget in your sidebar, giving users access to information about their course progress …

WP Courseware Widget

(WPCourseware Widget)

Your courses can be completely customized and configured.

For example, you decide if course participants must complete a training section before they are allowed to progress to the next unit …

Customize your course settings

(Configure course settings to suit your needs)

You can view information about your training courses ”at a glance” inside your admin dashboard and perform a range of actions (e.g. edit course settings) …

View information about your training courses inside your dashboard

(View training course details inside the admin dashboard)

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

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

Easily edit your course options

(”Edit Course” area)

Adding training modules and course units is as simple as creating and editing a WordPress post. You can include text, images, videos, and any other kind of content that you would normally add to a post.

You can order your units inside modules using drag and drop inside the ”Order Course” settings area …

WPCourseware - Order Course Modules & Units screen

(Order Course Modules & Units section)

When you have finished creating your module, just publish it like any other WordPress post or page.

You can view a list of all of your course units in the “Course Units” section …

Course Units section

(Course Units table)

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

WP Courseware shortcodes

(WPCourseware shortcode)

After publishing your page, your course will display to users with all the content you have added …

Create training courses easily with WP Courseware

(Create training courses easily with WPCourseware)

Once your training product is published, 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

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

Go here to learn more: WP Courseware

Product Benefits

Below are just some of the many benefits and advantages of using WPCourseware to add courses to your WordPress site or blog on your WordPress web site:

Really Easy To Install

WPCourseware installs like any other WordPress plugin. Simply upload the plugin file to your Plugins folder via your dashboard and activate.

Very Simple To Use

As mentioned earlier, if you have a basic understanding of the way WordPress works, you can quickly create training courses using familiar interfaces and functionality.

Just create a new course, module, or course 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.

Unlimited Expansion Capability

The WPCourseware plugin lets you add unlimited courses, modules, lessons, quizzes, surveys and course participants.

Add Any Type Of Content

Course units use WordPress custom types, which allow you to add anything you would normally add to a WordPress post or pageWordPress posts or pages besides text, like video, audio, graphic elements, hyperlinks, file downloads, etc.

Use different types of content to create your training courses

(Use different content types in your training courses)

Some additional benefits include the following:

  • Compatible with all themes: WP Courseware works with all WordPress themes.
  • Compatible with all devices: WPCourseware works on all devices.

WPCourseware Features

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

Course Outline

You can create a course outline or course progress page using shortcodes. The course progress shortcode displays the courses your students have enrolled in while also displaying their current progress.

Track Student Progress

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

As a course administrator, you can also track student progress inside the dashboard …

Progress-tracking features

(Track course progress)

Automatic Enrollment

Set up courses to allow automatic enrollment of new students.

Customized Training Course Certificates

Issue students who successfully complete training courses with customized training course certificates. Certificates of completion can be personalized with a custom background, logo, and signature …

Customized course certificates

(Training course certificates)

Import/Export Functionality

The export/import feature lets you set up your course on another website.

Custom Email Notifications And User Messages

WPCourseware lets you create custom user messages for course participants upon module or course completion and for communicating course-related administrative matters. You can also customize quiz result emails so your students can be congratulated after successfully completing training quizzes. You can also send out mass emails trainees with their final grade with a single click …

Custom Email Message - WP Courseware

(WP Courseware – User Messaging)

Add Quizzes & Surveys

You can add a quiz or survey to course content …

WPCourseware - Add Surveys And Quizzes

(Surveys & 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. The survey feature allows you to download CSV files with the survey results.
  • The course grade book will help you track your student’s progress  …

Edit Quiz/Survey Settings Area - WPCourseware

(WPCourseware –  Edit Quiz/Survey Section)

Works With eCommerce & Membership Plugins

WPCourseware works with many ecommerce and membership plugins …

Integrates With WordPress e-Commerce & Membership Sites

(Works With e-Commerce & Membership Plugins)

Feedback From Users

Here are a couple of the testimonials plugin users have written 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

Plugin Tips

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

WPCourseware allows you to convert any page or post on your site into a course unit, so if showing outsourced workers how to complete certain tasks.

Product Support

WP Courseware is well-supported and backed by a risk-free, thirty day, full 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 menu explains how to use the available shortcodes …

WP Courseware Documentation - Shortcodes

(Plugin Documentation – Shortcodes)

And access to a complete set of ”how-to” videos …

Plugin Documentation - Plugin Tutorials

(WP Courseware Documentation – Video Tutorials)

Plugin Price

WP Courseware is available in the following options:

  • 2-Site Edition – This enables you to use WP Courseware on a single web site. It includes 1 year of free upgrades and support. Cost = $99.00.
  • 10-Site License – This allows you to install WPCourseware on 10 websites. Price includes 1 year of free upgrades and support. Price = $125.00.
  • 25-Site Edition – This enables you to configure WP Courseware on 25 WordPress sites. Includes one year of free upgrades and support. Price = $175.00.

Note: The cost of purchasing the product can vary, depending on whether there are any promotions or limited-time special offers. Currently, the product retails for the pricing shown above. This may or may not be the actual price charged by the software developer when you visit the website and there may be additional upsells or one-time offers after your purchase.

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

Additional Info

For a demo video showing how the software works, including help documentation and tutorials, FAQs, support helpdesk, contact details and more, visit the WP Courseware website.

Our Recommendation

WP Courseware will help you build and sell a training product quickly and easily. This is a powerful, yet simple and easy to use courseware plugin that you should definitely download and add to your site.

WPCourseware - WordPress Course Creation Plugin

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